Staff Profiles: Sports Management

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Sarah Dibble

Sarah Dibble

Senior Lecturer in Sports Management

Business Studies

Sport and Exercise

I lead the Sports Management degrees. The business side of the sports industry is a fascinating area and my aim is to help students enjoy it as much as I do. I like to use real-life case studies and active learning approaches to engage students.

Clair Greenaway

Clair Greenaway

Course Leader for Events Management and Events and Tourism Management

Leisure Industries Management

Marketing

As a cultural events manager I’ve had the privilege of working with many amazing performers and in a wealth of fabulous settings. Bringing an event to life is challenging and rewarding in equal measure – there’s nothing like it!

Benjamin Moreland

Benjamin Moreland

Senior Lecture in Coaching, PE and Development

Sport and Exercise

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’s look at motivation or barriers, I have a desire to understand why.

Philip Shirfield

Philip Shirfield

Senior Lecturer in Sports Development and Coaching

Sport and Exercise

Sport has always been a big part of my life whether as a player, a coach or spectator. My love of sport now focuses on how it can help people and communities to develop, grow and flourish.

Dr. Matthew Checkley

Dr. Matthew Checkley

Senior Lecturer

Business Studies

I love linking the abstract to the practical. Strategy and innovation combine fascinating issues in psychology, network science, economics, history and ethics and seeing how these ideas combine to explain success or failure is quite something.

Sam Copland

Sam Copland

Lecturer in Marketing

Marketing

Business Studies

With an industry career that spans 20 years, I love storytelling in all forms (except musicals), and believe that great storytelling in at the heart of any brilliant marketing department.

John Humphreys

John Humphreys

Senior Lecturer in Leisure and Tourism Management

Leisure Industries Management

Business Studies

My passion is for the international aspects of leisure, tourism and business, and my focus is on helping you to make the most of the opportunities available to you through, and beyond, the University of Gloucestershire.

Dr. Malcolm MacLean

Dr. Malcolm MacLean

Reader in the Culture and History of Sport

Sport and Exercise

I am a historian and sociologist. I am interested in why sport matters culturally, socially and politically in corporate, imperial and colonial settings.

Dr. Alan Marvell

Dr. Alan Marvell

Senior Lecturer in Events Management

Leisure Industries Management

As a Senior Lecturer with experience in events and tourism I enjoy researching and teaching about an industry that is constantly evolving, providing new challenges and opportunities.

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Lecturer in Media

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I'm excited by ideas - new ways of understanding the world around us and our place in it as embodied beings.

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Jon Travers

Senior Lecturer Human Resources

Leisure Industries Management

Business Studies

I believe passionately in the overall student experience in HE. There is a need always for models of teaching and learning to have 'the student' as part of the core. My main subject, HR has an interesting blend of the theoretical and the practical an