Staff profile

Luke Gibson

Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching


Sport and Exercise Science


College of Life and Natural Sciences


School of Human Sciences


Buxton Campus



I am a Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching and the Programme Leader for FdSc Sport Performance & Analysis. I teach across a range of undergraduate modules whilst also supervising various Independent Study and postgraduate Independent Research students. My research area focusses on organisational and managerial change in professional football. To date, I have published numerous papers that have invested the micro-political nature of implementing, coping with and managing organisational change in a professional football club academy. I am also a UEFA B Licenced coach and have experience of working in a variety of professional, semi-professional and national university level environments. 

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Programme Leadership

Module Leadership

Module Teaching

Project Supervision

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