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Claire Donohue


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Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching

I have a decade of teaching experience in Further and Higher Education. My background is in Sports Coaching and I have taught across a variety of sporting disciplines.

I have a keen interest in sport, in particular, fitness and gymnastics coaching. I am a qualified Level 3 Women's Artistic Gymnastics Coach and regularly coach at South Durham Gymnastics Club which produced an Olympic medallist in Rio.

Teaching and supervision

Programmes:
BSc Sports Coaching
BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences
FdSc Sports Coaching

Modules:
Coaching Practice (Level 5 and 6)
Coaching Theory (Level 5 and 6)
Personal, Professional Development (Level 4)
Research Project Supervision (Level 6)

Research interests for potential research students

  • Sports coaching, in particular coach and teacher observations, association of volunteering and mental wellbeing of students
  • Coach development and mentoring
  • Developmental interactions of coaches
  • Perceptions of Foundation Degree students in Level 6

Research

  • Sports coaching, in particular coach and teacher observations, association of volunteering and mental wellbeing of students
  • Coach development and mentoring
  • Developmental interactions of coaches
  • Perceptions of Foundation Degree students in Level 6
  • Sports coaching, in particular coach and teacher observations, association of volunteering and mental wellbeing of students
  • Coach development and mentoring
  • Developmental interactions of coaches
  • Perceptions of Foundation Degree students in Level 6

Last updated 20 November 2019