Rosie Collins

Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Rosie Collins


Rosie joined Oxford Brookes University in the summer of 2019, to contribute to the BSc Sport, Coaching and Physical Education and the BSc Sport and Exercise Science programmes. Rosie has come from an extensive applied background, and will bring this experience to the programmes in order to develop inter-disciplinary coaches and practitioners.

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

  • The Sport and Exercise Practitioner
  • Introduction to the Psychology of Sport and Exercise 
  • Sports Psychology
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Human Movement and Skill in Sport
  • Independent Study 
  • Dissertation.

Rosie currently contributes to the BSc (Hons) Sport, Coaching and Physical Education and BSc Sport and Exercise Science programmes. Rosie has particular expertise in Sport and Performance psychology, Coaching and Motor Control.


Currently studying for a PhD, exploring the psychomotoric concomintants of high-performance sport, Rosie's research focussed on the identification and promotion of biopsychosocial features of successful performance. Alongside this, she has previous publications and active research in Talent Development and coaching. 

Areas of expertise

Rosie's expertise lie within the performance industry. Within sport, her experience started with motorsport, and has grown to include a wealth of individual and team pursuits such as golf, netball, football, rugby league and kayaking. In addition to sport, she has experience of support high level performers within music, dance, acting and business. 


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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

Accredited Psychologist of the Division in Sport and Exercise Psychology with the British Psychological Society.


  • Current Lead Sport Psychologist for Girl's and Women's Squads at England Golf
  • Various individual clients within Motorsport, Athletics and Netball
  • Sport and Performance Psychology Consultant with Grey Matters UK, with previous consultancy with RFL, British Cycling and Women's Super League.