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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhlste.2016.02.001

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