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Croad, Alison 


Alison Croad

Course Leader for Sports (Coaching) Foundation Degree and Lecturer in Sports Education  Alison Croad, Course Leader Sports (Coaching) Foundation Degree & Lecturer in Sports Education, University of Gloucestershire

Email: acroad@glos.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715196

Sporting Profile

  • U23 Great Britain Triple Jumper
  • Head of Netball at the University of Gloucestershire

Academic qualifications 

  • MA - Sport Development
  • PGCert - Higher Education
  • BSc (Hons) - Sport Development

Accreditations

Coaching Qualifications

  • UKCC Netball Level 2
  • UKCC Netball Assessor
  • UKCC Athletics Level 2
  • Higher Sports Leader Tutor

Areas of research interest and teaching expertise

  • Innovative approaches to delivery in both Physical Education and Coaching
  • The process of delivery in elite coaching settings
  • Netball research
  • The relationship of coaches within schools and the school sport network

Conference presentations

Croad, A., & Vinson, D. (2012) Elite Athlete Autonomy in Game-Based Pedagogy - The 5th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference, Loughborough University, July

Jeffreys, M., Vinson, D., Padley, S., Brady, A., & Croad, A. (2011) ‘Looking Beyond 2012 - Ethical Conflicts for Coaching: A Review of UK Sport-Based Policy', Institute for Performance Research Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 25th-26th June

Padley, S., Brady, A., Croad, A., Jeffreys, M., Chesterfield, G., & Vinson, D., (2011) ‘Embedding Communities of Practice in Cross-Cohort Collaborative Coaching Activities - An Action Research Project', Institute for Performance Research Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 25th-26th June

Vinson, D., Croad, A., Padley, S., Brady, A., & Jeffreys, M. (2011) ‘Investigating Sports Coaching Pedagogies in Games Contexts', Institute for Performance Research Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 25th-26th June

Membership of professional bodies 

Fellow: Higher Education Academy (HEA)

University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH. Telephone +44 (0)844 8010001.