School of Sport and Health Sciences
Greenbank Building, GR128
+44 (0) 1772 89 5890
Subject Areas: Sport and Physical Education
Nick is the Academic Lead for Sport, Physical Education and The Outdoors, having previously been the Course Leader for Sport Studies. As well as Academic Lead, Nick has also is currently Course Leader of the new Sport and Physical Education course. Nick has a background in Physical Education having worked for 10 years in the secondary state and independent sector before joining the University of Central Lancashire in 2006. His roles in teaching included Head of Physical Education and Boarding Housemaster and externally he was an A-Level Physical Education examiner for two examination boards throughout that time.
Nick has taught a variety of modules across a variety of programmes since joining the University of Central Lancashire. As well as leading the Sport and Physical Education course, Nick overlooks the Physical Education and Synoptic strand specifically. He has created many work placement opportunities for the students in a variety of educational environments and has also created many international links to increase student experience within the course. The creation of strong links in China, the USA and France have led to students undertaking partnership work with the University of Paris, Cretail, North Carolina State University and schools in the Qingdao region of China.
Currently Undertaking Professional Doctorate in Education, (UCLan ongoing)
MA in Sports Management UCLan, 2008
PGCE in Secondary Education (Physical Education and Mathematics), University of Gloucestershire, 1997
BSc (Hons) Sport Studies and Business Studies, Brunel University, 1996
Fellowship of the Higher Education
Association for Physical Education Member