Lewis Arnold


PhD Student

Research Degree Students

Contact Details

email: arnl1_12@uni.worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 54 2639

Lewis is a part-time PhD student in the School of Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Worcester.   


Lewis’s main research interest is in Leadership in elite sporting environments. His PhD research explores the relationship between effective leadership and learning in elite level sport.  He is conducting a mixed methods study exploring the means through which leaders in elite sporting environments earn the support of followers, and the subsequent relationship between followership and learning.  


His supervisors are Dr Andy CaleDr Don Vinson and Dr Christian Edwards


Prior to commencing his PhD, Lewis was awarded an MSc Studentship with the University of Worcester; completing an MSc Sports Coaching Science and PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education.  


Lewis is also a member of staff at the University of Worcester; please click here for his staff webpage.  



  • BSc (Hons) Sports Studies, 2015, University of Worcester. 
  • MSc (Hons) Sports Coaching Science, 2019, University of Worcester. 
  • PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, 2019, University of Worcester. 
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2019).