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Reece is an academic member of staff who teaches primarily on the Sports Coaching and Exercise Science programmes. Reece’s academic qualifications include; a PhD in Coach Education, MSc Professional Practice in Sports Coaching Degree, and a PGCE.

Reece has experience of working as a coach and performance analyst in various professional and grassroots football clubs. Reece has also worked alongside large National Governing Bodies (e.g., The FA, UK Coaching) and taught in primary, secondary, further education, and higher education institutions.

Research interests

Reece's PhD saw him work alongside The FA to gain an understanding of the development of coach education since 1967. This work has tracked the socio-pedagogical development of FA coach education overtime. Reece has also explored present day coaches' experiences of current FA coach education provision to explore how courses meet the needs of the learners today.

Reece’s research interests include; Sport Pedagogy, Sport Sociology, Coach Education, Sports Coaching, Football and Performance Analysis 

Education/Academic qualification

BSc (Hons), Sports Coaching , Northumbria University

MSc, Sports Coaching , Northumbria University

PGCE, University of Sunderland

Sports Science (Education), PhD, An Exploration of the Socio-Pedagogical Development, and Present-Day Coach Experiences, of Grassroots Coach Education in English Football


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