Dr Andy Cale


Department Head for PE and Coaching, Director of Coaching and Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science (Football)

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Senior Management Team

Contact Details

email: a.cale@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 855303

Andy has a wide and vast experience in Higher Education, Sports Coaching and Sports Psychology. He has worked in Professional Football as a Sports Psychologist, has managed and coached in the Champions League, has worked for the Football Association as Head of Player Development and Research and worked as a Senior Football Manager in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup. Andy uses all these different experiences to help students learn and develop as people and coaches.


  • PhD in Sports Psychology, Loughborough University
  • MSc in Sports Science, Loughborough University
  • BSc in Physical Education, Sports Science and Recreation Management, Loughborough University
  • UEFA Pro Licence Holder 
  • Tutor Advanced Youth Award

Teaching and Research

Teaching Interests

  • Sports Coaching and Coach Development

Research Interests

  • Curriculum development and the production of coaches coach
  • Development and mentoring decision-making of coaches

Professional Bodies

  • The FA Licenced Coaches Association
  • The Professional Football Coaches Association


Psychology for Football (2004), Momentum in Soccer (2010),

Advances in Coach Education and Research (2015)