Bobby Briers

  • Lecturer - Blended Learning (Sport)
  • Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Bobby Briers

About Me

Bobby is Course Leader for the FD Community Football Coaching & Development & BSc (Hons) Football Coaching & Administration courses at the University of South Wales.

A course that is run in collaboration with the EFL Trust involving students who will study their Foundation Degree & optional BSc (Top Up) at their local EFL club. 

Predominantly his role involves course management of approximately 450 students across the Fd & BSc courses along with the 40 EFLT club mentors that are involved on the programme.

Bobby is also module leader on 2 modules on the blended learning course:

Football Event Management (Year 1)

Sport Placement (Year 2)

Having been through the full process of a student at the university he is able to transfer his experiences to pass on to the current year groups. Bobby also holds a number of external qualifications including FAW Level 2 Tutor, as well as UEFA B Licence, allowing him to train as a tutor to deliver both externally with the FAW, as well as internally at USW for both our ‘blended learning’ and ‘on campus’ students.

Previously he held a role as Technical Demonstrator in football coaching which entailed the delivery of the FAW C Certificate to all USW football students, using a blend of both theoretical and practical learning. Also encompassed in this role he provided feedback, mentored students, and assisted students with coursework, as well as practical assessments.

Bobby is a graduate from the MSc Performance Coaching & BSc Sport Studies courses at USW.

He is currently enrolled onto Post Graduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course at USW. 

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Skills And Qualifications

  • Coaching
  • Sport Development
  • football Coaching
  • Sports Placements


  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Reading


  • Football
  • Coaching
  • Development

Publications And Past Projects

  • Measuring impact of Community Trusts