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About Paul Humphries

Paul is currently undertaking the UKCC Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Rugby League and works for The RFL as a Coach Educator, tutoring on the UKCC Certificate in Coaching Rugby League at Levels 1 and 2 and a Coach Developer, working with community coaches on the England Talent Pathway.  He is also currently an England Rugby League Player Development Coach on the U16s Girls Talent Hub.


Paul's specialist teaching is in sport development and sports coaching.  His undergraduate teaching includes:

  • Introduction to Sports Coaching (Level 4)
  • Principles of Sports Coaching (Level 4)
  • Coach Education and Development (Level 4)
  • Coaching Process and Practice (Level 5)
  • Applied Sports Science and Coaching I (Level 5)
  • Applied Coaching Practice (Level 6) 
  • Student Conference: Issues in Sport and Physical Activity (Level 6)

Paul also supervises dissertations at Level 6.




  • BSc (Hons) Sports Science (University of Brighton)
  • MSc Exercise & Health (University of Bristol)
  • Cert. Ed. (University of Manchester)
  • Higher Education Academy Teaching Fellow