Jennie Phillips

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Academic qualifications

BA (Hons) Outdoor Activities Management, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS)


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I have always been passionate about sports and from a young age I played a number of sports, including football, cricket and swimming. Having the opportunity to represent my county on a number of occasions.

My sporting interests stretched further, and in 2010 I graduated from the University of Derby with a degree in Outdoor Activities Management. I worked in the industry as a water sports instructor for two years before returning to mainstream sport as a basketball coach in 2011.

After gaining valuable experience by coaching both football and basketball over many years, I decided to transfer my skills to teaching and in 2015 obtained my Diploma in Education and Teaching through Warwick University.


Sports Coaching, Sports Leadership, Practical Team, Psychology, Nutrition, Anatomy & Physiology and Fitness Testing.

External engagements

My research interest includes ‘How experts cope in competitive situations compared to novices’ (2009/2010) and ‘How will teaching statistical calculations to a group of level 3 students using flipped learning impact engagement and achievement’ (2017).

External engagements

BTEC Standards Verifier

Department of Sport and Nutrition

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