Sports Management

  • Unit(s) of assessment: Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism
  • School: School of Science and Technology


The Sports Management group is an interdisciplinary team of early career researchers and established scholars and practitioners working in the areas of sport and leisure management.

A particular focus of the work is linked to the themes of strategic analysis, sport marketing, operational management, and sport event management.

Research and consultancy activities have been conducted with sport and leisure organisations and industry partners involving local, regional and international projects.

If you would like to know more about our services, please contact one of the group members listed below.

Related staff

  • Mr Craig Strong - currently the course leader for BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management, with a research focus on emotional intelligence within teaching of primary physical education.
  • Ms Cathryn Arter
  • Dr Christopher Parker
  • Mr Seth Kirby - an academic and research working the areas of sport and leisure management with a research focus on event impacts and legacy, international sport marketing and sport tourism.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418