Jackie Day

Principal Lecturer and School Lead - International

Greenbank Building, GR147

+44 (0) 1772 89 4909

Full Profile

Jackie graduated from Carnegie School of Physical Education (Leeds Metropolitan University) in 1993 with a BA(Hons) in Human Movement Studies. She and went onto to study a PGCE in Physical Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. In 2002 gained an MSc in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health from LMU.

Jackie started her teaching career at Blackpool and the Fylde College in 1995, as a Lecturer in Sports Science. She went onto Myerscough College in 1998 and became the course leader for the HND in Sport Studies. She joined UCLan in January 2001 as a Lecturer in Sports Management. She developed the BA(Hons) Sport Studies course in 2002 and became the course leader until 2005. She then became the Network co-ordinator for the partner college foundation degrees. In 2008 she became the Division leader for Sport and school lead for internationalisation.


Day J (2010) Women’s Football: Organisational Culture within European Football Organisations. The Development of Football: Commercialization, Culture and Identity Conference Malmö University Sweden April 2010.

Day J (2010) Organisational Structures within Women’s Football: A comparative study within European Football Organisations. European Association of Sports Management Conference Prague. September 2010.

Research Activities

PhD with Liverpool John Moores University Investigating critical transition phases within elite women’s football from a European perspective.

Teaching Activities

2011-present School Lead for Internationalisation

Teaches on the MA Sports Coaching - The Coaching Environment module and BA(Hons) Exercise

Fitness Management- Physical Activity and Health Promotion module.


Jackie is responsible for leading the international agenda throughout the school, helping staff to internationalise the curriculum, international student recruitment and developing partnerships in countries such as Hong Kong, China, Singapore, The United Arab Emirates and the USA.

External Activities

Nelson and Colne College, member of the Board of Corporation – Quality and Standards Committee 2009 - present

External Advisor Manchester Metropolitan University Foundation Degree in Sport, Health and Physical Activity February 2007

External Advisor University of Derby Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching March 2008

External Advisor University of Derby BA (Hons) Sports Coaching joint honours January 2008

External Advisor University of Salford Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching, and Sport, Health and Fitness 2012

Part of the organising committee for the 2005 UEFA European Women’ Football championship Conference held at UCLan

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme Lifestyle Advisor 2005- present

Springfields Hockey Coach 2011- present

Blackburn Northern Hockey Head coach 2007 – 2010

Junior Regional Performance Centre ( North) U17/18 Lead Hockey Coach 2009- Present

North Girls U17 Hockey Development and Assessment Centre Coach 2005-2006

North West U15 Boys Hockey Assistant Coach 2004-2005

Preston Hockey club Coach 2001 - 2007

England Hockey Level 1 Tutor/Assessor 2005 - present

Coaching Experience at Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University NJ and Stoney Brook University Long Island USA, in Field Hockey 2001-2005, 2010 - present (Summer)

Coaching experience in United States of America for Challenger/British Soccer Camps (2000)