Staff Profiles: Applied Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 6)

Daniel Cowen

Daniel Cowen

Lecturer in Sport, Fitness and Physical Activity

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

I am interested in sport and exercise and enjoy linking contemporary research on health and fitness to a practical environment. I am always trying to gain a better understand the human body with respect to health, exercise and performance.

Benjamin Moreland

Benjamin Moreland

Senior Lecturer in Coaching, PE and Development

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Being active in various settings is a mainstay in my life and is something I value highly. I have always been interested in the ways people access activities. Whether it is looking at motivation or barriers, I have a desire to understand why.

Will Roberts

Will Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Having worked in sport all of my life I have been fortunate that these experiences have formed the basis of my critical appreciation of sport and physical culture, exploring the ways that young people engage in society through sport.

Jordan Wintle

Jordan Wintle

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Sport has always been a huge part of my life; it has provided me with challenge, success and many friends. As a PE teacher for 10 years I have seen the positive impact a physically active life can have on young people.

Rodrigo Aspe

Rodrigo Aspe

Lecturer in Sports Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

I joined the university in 2014. Prior to academia I worked as a strength and conditioning coach for Aberdeen Grammar Rugby, Scottish Hockey and Robert Gordon University.

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Dr. Natalie Campbell

Senior Lecturer

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

I have worked in education, grassroots physical activity and elite sport for the last 10 years and have a huge passion for inclusion, wellbeing and people development.

Alison Croad

Alison Croad

Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching and Sport Education

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

I am a Senior lecturer for Sport Coaching and Sport Education. I contribute to a variety of modules as well as postgraduate Professional Practice in Sport Coaching. I am passionate about the process of coaching in developing the best performers.

Dr. Claire Mills

Dr. Claire Mills

Senior Lecturer in Sports Education and Coaching

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

I joined the university in 2004, having previously worked in secondary schools, further and higher education institutions. As a Senior Lecturer and fellow of the Higher Education Academy, I contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

Dr. Haydn Morgan

Dr. Haydn Morgan

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Sport has provided me with many wonderful opportunities and life experiences. These experiences often form the foundation of my academic work and inspire my critical exploration of sporting practices.

Rachel Sullivan

Rachel Sullivan

Lecturer in Physical Education

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

I have worked in secondary schools in a variety of roles including teacher training and pastoral management. I am now interested in research which will enable better quality PE experiences for school age children.

Mark Tabrett

Mark Tabrett

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

I have a life long passion for sport and exercise, particularly in football, badminton, rugby and training. This has lead to an interest in how the body works and adapts to these stresses and strains we place on it.