Jonathan Lowes

  • Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader BA (Hons) Sport, Coaching and Physical Education
  • Institute of Health
  • Sport
 Jonathan Lowes

Qualifications and memberships

MA Exercise and Sport (Coaching and Sport Development)

Higher Education Academy Fellow

Academic and research interests

Coaching pedagogy

Coaching behaviour

Talent development

Sport development policy


Lowes, J., & Cronin, C. (2019) Care in community sports coaching In: L.Gale & B.Ives, eds., Sports coaching in the community: Developing knowledge and insight. MMU Cluster for Research into Coaching: Manchester Metropolitan University Press., pp79-94.

Lowes, J., & Brammall, C. (2021) Coaching Pedagogy In: A. Gill, ed., Foundation of sport coaching: Applying theory to practice. Third edition. Routledge., 129-151.

Cronin C., & Lowes, J. (2016) Embedding experiential learning in HE sport coaching courses: An action research study. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 18, 1-8.

Cronin, C., & Lowes, J. (2015) Brief Encounters with Qualitative Methods in Health Research: Phenomenology and Interpetative Phenomenological Analysis. Cumbria Partnership Journal.

Cronin C., & Lowes, J. (2013) Working with 'real kids'; exploring the experiences of beginner coaches. Poster Presentation submitted to BASES 2013.

Recent external roles

External Examiner Staffordshire University and University of Central Lancashire