Dr. Christine Nash University of Edinburgh Head of the Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences Christine Nash is currently Head of the Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Honorary Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Technical University of Munich in Germany and also Programme Director for our online MSc in Sport Coaching and Performance. She was a National Swimming Coach in the UK and coached in the USA. She is currently involved in supporting coach education with a variety of sports. She was a member of the Coaching Standards Group, the committee that endorses coach education courses in the UK. She also sits on the research committee of the International Council for Coaching Excellence. Dr. Nash is an accomplished scholar in coaching education and coach development and the editor of Practical Sports Coaching.