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Dr. Amanda Partington Senior LECTURER
IN SPORT

Name: Dr. Amanda Partington
Title: Senior Lecturer in Sport
Specialism: 

Dr Amanda Partington is a Senior Lecturer across the sport programmes at UA92. Amanda was awarded with her Doctorate in Elite Performance ‘Designing and Delivering Talent Development Frameworks: A Practitioner’s Perspective’ in 2022.  

Career: Amanda has been operating in the world of Performance and Talent Development for over 25 years and is a L4 high performance coach. As an International Coach she has led a team through two Commonwealth Games cycles, in Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. Alongside coaching, Amanda has held senior management roles within England Hockey, England Squash and Hockey Wales, post a successful lecturing career across FE and HE. 

Consultancy: Her current consultancy and scholarly activity include, Performance Director for Bowdon Hockey Club and Development Coach for the Youth Sports Trust, working with the Greater Manchester FA Girls programme, to give every girl an opportunity to play football. She also sits on the NW Hockey Talent Forum, and the GB Hockey Coaches Advisory Group 

Research: Amanda is a member of CRiC (Cluster for Research into Coaching). Her current research interests are designing and delivering Talent Development Frameworks across various environments alongside managing change across a multi-stakeholder network to provide the best environments to develop best performance. Additionally, creating best learning environments for HE students within a block teaching structure.