Thomas Legge
  • Hartpury University, GL19 3BE Hartpury University

    United Kingdom


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Thomas is an Associate Head of Department for Sport (Business, Coaching & Education) at Hartpury University and external examiner at Staffordshire University in the School of Life Sciences & Education.

Research interest and focus predominantly centers around Sport Coaching, specifically the utlisiation of humour, coaching pedagogy, significant coaching moments and high performance coaching. More recently interests have lead to a successful Teaching & Learning bid to evaluate the use of teaching observation within higher education, where findings were presented to the Higher Education Academy and impacted the internal teaching observation mechanisms within Hartpury University

Practically, Thomas is a qualified Rugby Union coach working within the Elite Rugby Academy at Hartpury University, managing performance and development within the British Universities and Colleges competitions.


Current Teaching & Learning Activity: 

- Teaching Development Scheme Co-Founder and Mentor 

- Level 7 - High Performing Environments (Module Leader) 

- Level 6 - High Performing Teams (Module Leader) 

- Level 6 - Coaching and Teaching Portfolio (Reflection) 


External positions

Co-ordinating Group Member , Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence Network (CATE-Net)

12 Oct 202312 Oct 2027

Reviewer , ‘Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives’

4 Nov 2013 → …

External Examiner , Chesterfield College

9 Jul 2013

Senior Regional Age Grade Coach (Welsh Rugby Union) , Dragons Rugby

31 Oct 201215 Dec 2015

External Examiner , Staffordshire University


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