Staff profile

David Canham

Assistant subject manager


Sport and Exercise Science


College of Life and Natural Sciences


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. I also assist the Subject Manager.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach and lead on a number of modules on the sport coaching and sport development pathways. These  include introduction to sport coaching, sports leadership, sports coaching work based project, sports coaching practice and contemporary issues in sport development.

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