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Biography

Jimmy O’Gorman is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Development, Management and Coaching in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity where he teaches on the undergraduate Sports Development, Management and Coaching, and the MSc Sport, Physical Activity and Mental Health programmes. He is a practicing professional academy football coach, and holds the UEFA B license, the FA Youth Award, Futsal and talent identification qualifications.

He joined Edge Hill in 2008 having worked at Staffordshire University as a research assistant (2006-2007).

Research interests

Jimmy’s research is underpinned by sociological and political science perspectives and focuses on the welfare and well-being of sports workers, coach education, and the development, implementation, and enactment of sport policy and programmes, ranging from community/grassroots to participation and performance contexts.

Jimmy’s research and consultancy work in these areas has informed the development of policy and practice of community and professional sport organisations, including; The Football Association’s Charter Standard Programme for grassroots football clubs, The Football Association’s coach education provision, The Football Association’s Respect campaign and, The International Cricket Council of Europe’s participation strategy.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Loughborough University

… → 2009

Sociology of Sport, MA, University of Leicester

… → 2002

Sport, PE and Recreation with English, BSc, University of Liverpool

… → 2000

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Research Output 2005 2017

  • 58 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 10 Paper
  • 8 Article
  • 2 Chapter
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
referee
distribution of power
respect
abuse
campaign
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Respect? An investigation into the experience of referees in association football

Cleland, J., O'Gorman, J. & Webb, T., 8 Mar 2017, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
referee
respect
abuse
sanction
experience
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring the everyday realities of grass-roots football coaching: towards a relational perspective

Potrac, P., Nelson, L. & O'Gorman, J., 2 Nov 2015, In : Soccer & Society. 17, 6, p. 910-925

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coaching
coach
experience
participation
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Children’s voices in mini soccer: an exploration of critical incidents

O'Gorman, J. & Greenough, K., 2016, In : Soccer & Society. p. 1-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
soccer
incident
experience
methodology
video recording
1 Citation (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)
File
Football
Research

Projects 2017 2018