Staff profile

Omari Williams


Programme Leader - BA (Hons) Sport Management

Subject

Sport and Exercise Science

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Human Sciences

Campus

Derby Campus

Email

o.williams@derby.ac.uk

About

I am passionate about the world of sport and business. I am the programme leader for the BA (Hons) Sport Management degree. As the Programme Leader I have lead on creating partnerships with sports organisations such as Derby County Football Club, Team DerbyDerbyshire County Cricket Club in order for our students to gain invaluable work experience opportunities.

As a licensed sports agent I often share my insight of the industry in classroom and often host a range of world leading experts within the classroom to discuss sport sponsorship, sport marketing and sports agency, providing an invaluable knowledge exchange for our students.

Teaching responsibilities

BA (Hons) Sport Management

Research interests

  • Sports agency
  • Sport sponsorship
  • Strategic partnerships in sport

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Experience in industry

I am a licensed sports agent (intermediary).

I support a number of talented professional athletes in the UK and across Europe. These include individuals that have competed and won honours on the international stage for their country, these include Premier League footballers, Olympic, European and World Champion Athletes and World Cup winning Cricketers of whom I have been fortunate enough to have provided guidance with throughout their successful careers.

My work in this industry has seen my conduct business in China, India and the USA in recent times.