Title: Teaching Fellow
Joined Team Bath: November 2003
Imornefe Bowes still works at the University of Bath but is now employed by British Volleyball.
Imornefe teaches across undergraduate programmes including Coach Education and Sports Development, Sport and Exercise Science and the Foundation degree in Sport Performance.
He delivers specific sports psychology and research modules across the degree programmes including the practice of professional coaching, mental skill development, planning and practice, research methods and individual supervised study.
Imornefe is a professional consultant to RFU National Academy implementing cutting edge “eye tracking” technology into decision making capabilities of International players.
He has represented England, Scotland and Great Britain nationally at volleyball at Senior Men’s level and is a British Canoe Union level two coach
Imornefe has had a number of papers published:
Bowes, I. (2007). Communicating with athletes. In J. Denison (Ed) Coaching knowledge: Understanding the dynamics of sport performance. In press.
Bowes, I, & Jones, R.L. (2006). Working at the edge of chaos: Understanding coaching as a complex, interpersonal system. The Sports Psychologist, 20 (2), 235-245.
Bowes, I, & Jones, R.L. (2005). Understanding coaching as a complex, interpersonal system. Paper presented at the AAASP Conference Vancouver 26th-30th October.
Bowes, I, & Jones, R.L. (2005). Studying the chaotic nature of coach-athlete interactions. Paper presented at the AAASP Conference Vancouver, 26th-30th October.