The HE Team


Foundation Degree Programme Facilitator

Cath Walker is our link tutor from LJMU. Cath supports the delivery of our foundation degree programme and quality assures our work. Cath also delivers guest lectures for our students around research methods and academic study skills.

Cath Walker is a senior lecturer in Sport Development. Cath teaches on a number of Sport related programmes and is the link tutor for the Foundation degrees in partnership with Everton Football college.

Cath's teaching includes Sport policy, Inclusive sport, Community development, sport sociology and Work based learning. Cath has an MA In Sport management , has published extensively and is currently completing her PhD investigating the Third Sector and its use of Sport based interventions for social and societal outcomes.

Cath has over 25 years experience working in Local authority sport development, with National Equity and Sports organisations.


2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, M.A. Sport Development managment

Full Biography


College Role: Higher Education Tutor & Coach

Prior to joining Everton, I worked as a sport tutor and sport academy leader in a local FE college. I am passionate about lifelong learning and the opportunities that this brings to all students. I am currently studying towards a PhD at Liverpool John Moores University in Sport Coaching. I have recently joined Everton College and lead on teaching and coordinating our Foundation Degree in Sport Development and Coaching in partnership with LJMU. I teach on a wide range of academic modules including Research Methods, Applied Coaching and Sport Development. I am a UEFA A Licenced coach and my experience ranges from semi-professional to premier league academy football. I have coached in the USA, Russia and Africa on a variety of sport development initiatives.