Peer Reviewed Articles
Edwards, C, & Jones, R.L. (in press). Humour in sports coaching: "It's a funny old game". Sociological journal online
Jones, R.L., Edwards, C. & Viotto, F (2016). Activity Theory, complexity and sports coaching: An epistemology for a discipline. Sport, Education and Society. 21(2), 200-216
Edwards, C. & Jones, R.L. (2016). The legitimacy of ethnographic film: Literary thoughts and practical realities. In G. Molnar & L. Purdy (Eds.), Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research. (pp 155-164). London: Routledge.
Jones, R.L., Thomas, G., Felix, T., Viotto Filho, T., & Edwards, C. (2016). Yrjö Engeström. In L. Nelson, R. Groom & P.Potrac (Eds.), Learning in sports coaching: Theory and application. (pp.113-122). London: Routledge.
Jones, R.L., Bailey, J., Santos, S., & Edwards, C. (2012). Who is Coaching? Developing the Person of the Coach. In: D. Day (Ed) Sports and Coaching: Past and Futures. (pp 1-12) Crewe: MMU Institute for Performance Research Publication
Jones, R.L., Santos, S., Silva, L.D.M., Fonseca, J. & Edwards, C. (2011). Further thoughts on 'who is coaching'? Keynote lecture given at the 3rd Congresso Internactional de Jogos Desportivos, University of Porto, Portugal. 13-15th July.
Neil, R., Faull, A., Wilson, K., Nichols, T., Edwards, C., Cullinane, A., Bowles, H. R. C., & Holmes, L. (2011, Sept). The provision of sport psychology support within a United Kingdom University: Insights into working with a Soccer, Field Hockey, and Cricket team. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Honolulu, USA.
My teaching responsibilities require me to deliver across both the undergraduate and postgraduate pathways. I am also the module leader for Managing Pedagogic Problems, a Sports Coaching and Pedagogy MSc module while also being the Qualitative lead for Research Methods at MSc level. In addition, I am a level 5, 6 and 7 personal tutor for Sports Coaching students and supervise BSc, MSc and PhD postgraduate thesis.
On-going PhD Supervision
Baker, C (2017 - ) Trust and Distrust in coaching: Better understanding sporting relationships (ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship)
Longworth, M. (2014). An auto-ethnographic study of football coaches experiences in coach education. Cardiff Metropolitan University
Kempson, A (2016). Humour in Sport: A coaches perspective. Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Letori, J (2016). Power, identity and working relationships. An auto-ethnographic lens. Cardiff Metropolitan University
Saunders, S (2016). Identity and exclusion in the coach-athlete relationship. An auto-ethnographical perspective. Cardiff Metropolitan University
PhD Coaching Science, Cardiff metropolitan University.
MSc Coaching Science (Distinction), University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)
BSc (Hons) Sports Development (1st Class), University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
UEFA A Licenced Coach
UEFA Pro Licence Candidate
2017 – ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship. Trust and distrust in coaching: Better understanding sporting relationships (with Chris Baker [& Professor Robyn Jones] Cardiff Metropolitan University) (total value circa £90, 000).
2015 - Awarded Reverse SIP Funding Grant. The Welsh Colleges Football at Cardiff Met: Exploring New Grounds (with [Dr Gethin Thomas] Cardiff Metropolitan University) (total value = £3000)
2011 - Winner of the Dean of Sport's Award for the Best Postgraduate Profile
I have several external links in various areas;
Member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Member of the British Sociological Association (BSA)
Member of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA)
Member of the Professional Footballers Association (PFA)
CRiC Conference Lead Organiser and Member of the Scientific Committee of the 4th CRiC Coaching Conference, Cardiff, Wales, September 6-7th, 2017