Dr Huw Wiltshire

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Associate Dean: Enterprise

Telephone number: 02920 415593

Email address: hwiltshire@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​Huw is currently a Principal Lecturer and Associate Dean of Enterprise in the Cardiff School of Sport. He has made a significant contribution to Learning and Teaching within the School over the last fifteen years as an Undergraduate Programme Coordinator and Programme Director at both Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels. 

He has a proven track record within high performance sport as a Performance Manager and Fitness Coach with two National Governing bodies in Europe. Huw is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Research / Publications

My research interests include Multidisciplinary Performance Analysis, Performance Management in High Performance sport, and the use of Feedback within the Analysis and Management of Performance.

Publications:

Rankin, J., Matthews, L., Cobley, S., Han, A., Sanders, R., Wiltshire, H.D., & Baker, J.S. (2016) Psychological consequences of childhood obesity: psychiatric comorbidity and prevention. Adolescent Health, Medicine & Therapeutics. 7: 125-146.

Wiltshire, H.D. (2013) Sports Performance Analysis for High Performance Managers. In: McGarry, T., Sampaio, J. & O’Donoghue, P.G. (2013) Routledge Handbook of Sport Performance Analysis. London: Routledge.

Williams, M.D., Wiltshire, H.D., Lorenzen, C., Wilson, C.J., Meehan, D.L., & Cicioni Kolsky, D.J. (2009) Reliability of the Ekblom Soccer-Specific Endurance Test. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 23(5) 1378-1382.

Jarvis, S., O’Sullivan, L.O., Davies, B., Wiltshire, H.D., & Baker, J.S. (2009) Interrelationships between measured running intensities and agility performance in subelite rugby union players. Research in Sports Medicine. 17: 217-230.

Furlong, L.A., Irwin, G., Wilson, C., Wiltshire, H.D. & Kerwin, D. (2009) Asymmetric loading during the hang power clean. 27th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sport – University of Limerick, Ireland.

Irwin, G., Kerwin, D., Rosenblatt, B., & Wiltshire, H.D. (2007) Evaluation of the power clean as a sprint-specific exercise. 25th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sport - Brazil.

Tong R.J., & Wiltshire, H.D. (2006) In: Physiology Testing Standards - The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide: Fitness Testing in Elite Rugby Union. England: Taylor & Francis.

Wiltshire, H.D. (2005) Developing a Formative assessment Culture within Undergraduate Sports Science programmes: redefining the base. LTSN Journal - Link 14. Sept: pp.2 – 6

Wiltshire, H.D., Cooper, S-M. and Baker, J.S. (1995) Variations in Anthropometric and Performance – Related Characteristics of Adolescent International Rugby Union Players. Third World Congress in Science and Football: UWIC, Cardiff.

Wiltshire, H.D. & Cooper, S-M (1994) Validation of Aerobic Capacity in Seven and Eleven Year Old Primary School Pupils. 10th Commonwealth and International Scientific Congress: University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Exercise Physiology Section:

Teaching and Supervision

I have delivered performance analysis, sports coaching, leadership and management, and sport science to a range of undergraduate and postgraduate sports courses. I have supervised a substantial number of postgraduate and undergraduate research projects in a range of disciplines. My current teaching delivery revolves around performance analysis and management due to the senior management role that I hold within the school.

Previous Learning and Teaching roles include: Undergraduate Programmes Coordinator, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Programme Director, Discipline Director and Module Leader. Previous External Examiner Roles at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and Reading University.

Qualifications and Awards

Sport D- Professional Doctorate- Cardiff Metropolitan University 

Senior Fellow of the Higher Edication Academy (HEA)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

BA (HONS) - Cardiff Metropolitan University

PGCE - Cardiff Metropolitan University

MEd - Cardiff University

International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport – Level 4 Scientific Accredited Performance Analyst

External Links

Huw has recently designed a new WRU Elite Level 4 Coach Award programme. He also made a successful presentation to Sports Coach UK that means Cardiff Metropolitan University are one of only three universities nationwide accredited to work with governing bodies of sport to deliver UKCC Level 4 coaching programmes.

High Performance Management Profile

Performance Manager Russian Rugby Union 2011-13
WRU National Performance Manager. 2008 – 2010
WRU National Fitness Director. 2005 – 2008
Performance Manager Wasps Rugby 2013 - 2015
Performance Manager London Welsh RFC 2011-2013

Fitness Coaching Profile

Wales – National Fitness Director 2005- 2008, Grand Slam 2008
Wales 7s 2006- 2010 - IRB World Cup Winners 2009
Wales A 1996 - 2001
Wales Under 19 2004- 2006
Cardiff Blues - Head of Fitness - 2003-2004
Cardiff RFC - Head of Fitness - 1999-2003
Pontypridd RFC - Head of Fitness - 1996-99
Bridgend RFC - Head of Fitness - 1993-96

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