Jane is a qualified teacher, ex-England Korfball player, ex-national club’s netball player and regional netball coach. She has vast experience working in the sports industry managing and building leisure centres, and 14 years teaching in higher education.

Her master’s thesis was on the market structure of the Premier League, and her current interests include finance, strategy, culture and coaching. Jane was awarded her professional MBA from the University of Birmingham in 2010 and she is currently working on her Level 3 netball coaching award – at the moment the highest netball award available in the UK.

Find out more about Jane
Area of expertise
  • Coaching – expertise, reflection, practice design, culture, philosophy, athlete centred coaching, psychology;
  • Sports management – sport in society, economics, competitive balance, strategy, leadership, current issues, finance and human capital;
  • Education – immersive learning, empowering learners, teaching styles.
Teaching & research interests
  • Professional sport;
  • Culture;
  • Sport in society;
  • Leadership;
  • Reflection;
  • Strategy;
  • Finance;
  • Coach education.
  • BA (Hons) American Studies and Human Movement with Recreational Management (combined degree);
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Psychology;
  • Professional MBA – Sports Management;
  • PGCE Post 16 Education.
Expertise in the industry
  • Fourteen years working in the leisure industry for Wealden District Council, Merton Leisure Limited and Greenwich Leisure Limited, managing and building leisure centres in the UK.
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