Dr Claire Maskrey

Dr Claire Maskrey is a Senior Lecturer in Sport. Before joining BGU, Claire obtained her BA in Physical Education (2002) (first-class honours) and MSc in Sport and Exercise Science from Leeds Metropolitan University (2009), and a PGCHE from Hull University (2006). Claire’s previous experiences include teaching and leadership roles across FE and HE settings in Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science and Sports Coaching. Claire is a qualified coach in several sports and experienced Netball coach educator. In 2022 she completed her PhD (‘They’re in every breath we take: Emotions and emotion management in the everyday ‘doing’ of netball coach educators’ work’) under the supervision of Dr Lee Nelson and Professor Paul Potrac. Teaching: Claire teaches across the range of sport programmes and module leads on Physical Education and Coaching Pedagogy, Fundamentals of Sports Coaching, Contemporary Issues in Sport and PE and Research Methods in Sport and Exercise. Research: Claire’s current research interests focus on emotion, coach educators, coach education and (micro)political aspects of sports work.

Claire’s MSc focused on the exercise experiences of retired professional athletes. She is currently undertaking a doctorate at Edge Hill University in Sports Coaching with a research focus exploring the experiences and realities of coach education.

Nelson, L., Potrac, P., Groom, R., & Maskrey, C. (2016). Paulo Freire: Problem posing coach education. In, L. Nelson, R. Groom, and P. Potrac (Eds.) Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory to Practice. London: Routledge.