Michael Bateman

Michael Bateman

Lecturer in Performance Analysis

School of Sport and Exercise Science


Contact Details

email: m.bateman@worc.ac.uk

Mike joined the University of Worcester in January 2017 following a career as a Performance Analyst in professional football. Mike had worked closely with the University before becoming a member of staff by developing placement and internship programmes for both undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.

His passion continues to focus around the importance of performance analysis within the coaching process and utilises his knowledge of the applied field to assist in the education of students. He also supports the University of Worcester franchise teams, utilising technical expertise to help bridge the gap between the applied and theoretical world of performance analysis.


  • MSc Applied Performance Analysis, University of Worcester (2018)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Conditioning and Coaching, UWE (Hartpury College) (2007)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Worcester (ongoing)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) (2019)

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Performance Analysis
  • Sports Coaching Science
  • Elite sport

Research Interests

  • Performance Analysis

Industry Background

  • Mike has previously worked as a performance analyst at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Manchester City.