Jason Clare

Programme Leader - FdSc Sports Coaching


  • BA (Hons) Sport Studies and Psychology (University of Liverpool) 
  • Cert. Ed. (Post 16) (University of Manchester)
  • Cert. Counselling Skills (CENTRA: L2 - University of Manchester)
  • PG. Dip. Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (University of Liverpool)


Jason leads the FdSc programme in Sports Coaching and is an active community sports coach himself, working both within the voluntary club and school environment. He contributes to teaching at all levels of the FdSc, BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching programmes and the BA (Hons) Sports Development programme at the Warrington Campus. 

In addition, Jason works closely with a number of external partners in the local community (e.g. Warrington School Sport Partnership and the Borough Council's Arts and Sports Engagement team) to provide a Higher Education perspective, share views and maintain a collaborative working relationship.


Jason's areas of specialism include Sport and Exercise Psychology and Coaching, and he currently teaches on the following modules:

  • Introduction to Psychology for Sport (Level 4)
  • Practical Sports Coaching Skills (Level 4)
  • Psychology for Sport and Exercise (Level 4)
  • Sport, Physical Activity and Behaviour Change (Level 4)
  • Learning at Work II: Sports Coaching (Level 5)
  • Positive Communication and Counselling Skills (Level 5)
  • Research Methods (Level 5)
  • Research Skills for Sport and Physical Exercise (Level 5)
  • Sport Interventions: Behaviour Change (Level 5)
  • PE and Youth Sport (Level 6)

Jason also provides dissertation supervision for students with an interest in the psychology of sport/exercise and/or coaching.