Director of Sport and Physical Activity
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After graduating with a degree in Human Movement Studies and a PGCE Mark’s early career was in PE teaching and Sports Development.
He then moved into an FE environment where he developed and delivered a number of HE courses and was Head of School of Sport and Recreation, but also managed Business and IT courses.
Prior to his move to BCU in March 2017 Mark worked for 11 years at the University of Gloucestershire where he developed and led a range of sports coaching courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Here he also worked with a range of sports governing bodies to develop bespoke coaching courses for their high performing coaches.
Alongside his academic work, Mark has also been active in developing structures for sports performance and has coached a range of regional and national teams.
Mark’s work at BCU is aimed at developing an infrastructure for sport and physical activity within the University, which enables students to engage in a range of activities from participation level through to an elite level.