Staff profile

David Canham

Senior Lecturer


Sport and Exercise Science


College of Science and Engineering


School of Human Sciences


Buxton Campus



I am Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Development, I teach on a range of modules on the undergraduate Joint Honours sports programme and foundation degrees. 

Teaching responsibilities

I teach and lead on a number of modules on the sport coaching and sport development programs. These include sport coaching and leadership, the apprentice II, and The Art of Sport and Exercise: A Foundation.

Professional interests

I have a passion for all aspects of coaching, ranging from participation to performance and excellance. I also have an interest in coach education.

Research interests


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Experience in industry

I have worked in both private and public operated sectors working in the field of sport coaching, coach education and sports development. I have operated my own business providing sport, leisure and recreation activities to individuals and organisations.

Additional interests and activities

Current Activities / Links with Industry