Kit Cutter

EH Coach; BSc (Hons) in Sport, Coaching and PE; MA by Res

Lecturer (Sport and Coaching Sciences)

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Kit Cutter


Having joined Oxford Brookes University as an Associate Lectuer in August 2017 in the Department of Sport, Health Science and Social Work, Kit was promoted to his current position in September 2018. His area of expertise is in the pedagogy of play and Physical Literacy as a compositon for physical education. His area of interest is non-linear pedagogy and a constraints led approach. Kit's role is to support the employability provision across the Sport Programmes, alongside teaching on the coaching strand of the Sport, Coaching and PE degree. In addition, Kit is the Widening Participation Coordinator for our department.

Finally, Kit oversees the Men's hockey programme here at Oxford Brookes, and coachs the Men's 1st team.

Areas of expertise

  • Physical Literacy
  • Coaching Pedagogy
  • Applying a Constraints Led Approach

My experise in these fields is linked to my experiences of managing a full-time research project in the field of primary PE and coaching within the England Hockey Performace Pathway.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • The Sports and Exercise Practitioner
  • Coaching: Practice to Theory 1
  • Effective Coaching Practice
  • Practice to Theory 2
  • Advanced Coaching Practice
  • Work Experience
  • Dissertation

Kit draws upon his applied work in order to assist students to conceptualise the complex theoretical underpinnings of the coaching process. Working closely with colleagues, he encorages students to delve into their own coaching contexts to assist them in developing a broader understadning about the affective nature of applied sports coaching.


In 2018, Kit completed a Masters by Research at Oxford Brookes University. His study conducted a Delphi methodology to gain concensus on the Definition, Domains and Elements of Physical Literacy.

Research group membership

Kit is a member of the International Physical Literacy Association.

Research projects

Following the completion of his Undergraduate degree, and alongside his Postgraduate, Kit managed a Research Project specialising in further understanding physical literacy within primary physical education.

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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • EH Coach Membership
  • Memeber of the International Physical Literacy Association

Further details

Other experience

  • U15 and U17 EH Performace Pathway Coach (Reading Peformance Centre).
  • Kit currently plays hockey for Oxford Hawks in the Men's National Leage (West Conference) and is a member of the Welsh Senior Development Squad.