AJ Rankin-Wright

Assistant Professor, Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University

AJ’s work is recognised nationally and internationally within the area of ‘race’ and gender equity and issues of diversity related to sport coaching and leadership. Through her research, AJ addresses and challenges social inequalities, inclusive practice, and diversity related to participation, coaching, leadership, and organisational cultures in sport, as well as the delivery of coach education and development.


  • –present
    Research Officer in Sport Coaching, Leeds Beckett University


  • 2015 
    Leeds Beckett University, PhD