Alice Hunter

Dr Alice Hunter

  • arhunter at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching
  • DH201,
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Keywords; Sport, Coaching, Education, Pedagogy

Alice is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching and joined this institution in September 2021 after working at Hartpury University, and is the current Programme Leader for the BSc Sport Coaching. Her main interests include developing coaching practice for improved decision making in team sports, talent identification in the development of minority sports (amateur and small participation rates) and athletes' experiences at major tournaments and competitions. Her recent research has examined the use of extended questioning to improve decision making in team sports, and this work has been presented at the Cluster for Research into Coaching (CRiC) conference. Alice has worked with a variety of sports teams, coaching from grass-roots to international level in Korfball and is currently an international Korfball player for Wales. She was the Youth Development Officer for the Welsh Korfball Association and in this role developed the provision of youth korfball coaching in the South Wales area and developed the U19 Wales Korfball Team...


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Gender equality

"Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls"

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Reduced inequalities

"Reduce inequality within and among countries"

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Partnership for the Goals

"Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development"

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Journal Articles

  • Hunter, A.R., Morgan, K., Harris, K., Santos, S. and Mouchet, A., 2023. Developing the use of explicitation techniques in team games as a pedagogical tool for coaching practice. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE & COACHING, 18 (4), 1025-1035.


  • Adams, A., Hunter, A. and Gennings, E., 2023. Towards the Application of Feminist-Informed Pedagogical Principles into Coaching Practice. Critical Issues in Football: A Sociological Analysis of the Beautiful Game. Routledge.

Internet Publications


  • Hunter, A. and Gennings, E., 2023. Football Dreams or Nightmares: The Academy. In: The International Research Network on Violence and Integrity in Sport (IRNOVIS) Research Symposium Safe sport research today: Where are we at?.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Beginning Research in Sport and Exercise
  • Talent Development in Sport
  • Developing Coaching Practice


  • Doctor in Sport Coaching in Sport Coaching (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2020)