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Alan C Oldham

PhD Student, International Centre for Olympic Studies, Western University

Alan Oldham completed his undergraduate degree at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada in 2007 and attended teacher's college at the University of Toronto, graduating in 2009. Since then he has worked in sport as a professional coach and also in communications as a regular contributor of content for World Rowing. In 2021 Alan began graduate school in philosophy of sport (focusing on sport ethics) under the supervision of Dr. Angela Schneider at Western University, London, Canada. He has a keen interest both professionally and academically in international and Olympic sport, the obligations of athletes, coaches and administrators, and the ethics of sport categorization.


  • –present
    Graduate Student researching Sport Ethics at the International Centre for Olympic Studies, Western University, Canada, Western University


  • 2009 
    Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada, BEd / History and Health & Physical Education


  • 2022
    ‘Jump-Off Paradox: High jump history and jump-off paradox at Tokyo 2020, Olympika

Professional Memberships

  • Ontario College of Teachers