Dr. Beth Clarkson is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Development. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a regular reviewer of articles for a wide variety of academic journals owing to her multi-disciplinary approach to research that encompasses the disciplines of sports management, organisational psychology, sport psychology and sport sociology.
Prior to joining the University of Portsmouth in 2016, Beth had 13 years’ experience coaching in elite youth football in the U.K., Europe and America, and holds a UEFA/FAW B License. She has held roles within the coaching industry as an academy soccer coach, performance analyst, PE specialist, area manager and also as a business development manager. Previous to her current role at Portsmouth, Beth also held a teaching position at the University of Winchester where she was the Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Sport Business and Marketing degree.
Beth has consulted for international, national and local organisations on a variety of management topics, including strategy, operations and leadership to coaches and managers.
Senior lecturer, University of Portsmouth
Lecturer, University of Portsmouth
Associate lecturer, University of Winchester
The gendered effects of covid-19 on women's elite sport, The professionalisation of women's sport
An institutional analysis of gender (in)equalities, covid-9 and governance of elite women's football in Australia, England and USA, SportRxiv
Gender differences in the perceived impact that athlete leaders have on team member emotional states, Journal of Sport Sciences
Covid-19: Reflections on threat and uncertainty to elite women's football in England, Managing Sport and Leisure
Negotiating Gender in the English Football Workplace: Composite Vignettes of Women Head Coaches’ Experiences, Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal
Leadership and the contagion of affective phenomena: A systematic review and mini meta‐analysis, European Journal of Social Psychology