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Jon Cooper


Department of Sport and Health

Jon Cooper, Lecturer in Sport Science


Jon has been lecturing in sports coaching since 2017. He has completed a BSc (Hons) Applied Sport Science, MSc Athletic Development and Peak Performance and is currently undertaking PhD studies investigating individual zones of optimal performance within strength and conditioning.

Jon has also been coaching in sport for over 10 years and more recently as a performance coach within athletics and Paralympic-level wheelchair rugby. Previously, as strength and conditioning coach within Olympic-level sailing and sport scientist/strength and conditioning assistant within championship football.

Jon is passionate about sports performance coaching and helping coaches from a variety of sports to develop and promote best practice.

Further information

Jon has over 10 years' coaching experience within a variety of sports, and has worked at professional, Olympic and Paralympic level within strength and conditioning and performance coaching.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching

Get ready to take athletes to the next level with our CIMSPA-endorsed degree. You’ll be working in professional facilities and alongside national sports clubs to gain top-class knowledge and skills.

MSc Sport Science for Performance Coaching

Further your knowledge of sport science and athletic development with a master’s degree designed in partnership with industry experts and tailored to industry requirements.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Gain a comprehensive understanding of sport and exercise performance with this BASES-endorsed degree that combines access to specialist facilities with professional placements and a hands-on learning.