Tom Smale


Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Adventure Performance and Coaching


I teach on Sports Coaching and Sports Science modules, and lead the BA (Hons) Adventure Performance and Coaching programme. Prior to joining the School of Adventure Studies I was a full-time strength and conditioning coach.

Teaching Responsibilities

Programme Leader - Adventure Performance & Coaching

Module Leader - Introduction to Professional Adventure Practice

Module Tutor - Advanced Applications of Coaching and Instruction

Module Tutor - Introduction to Sports Coaching and Leadership

Academic Qualifications

PG Dip Tertiary and Higher Education, UHI Outer Hebrides

MSc Sports Coaching, University of Stirling

BAH Sports Studies, University of Stirling

National Governing Body and other Awards/Positions held

Accredited with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association. 

What is your main outdoor interest? 

Skiing and Mountaineering