Coaching in the UK

Professor Margaret Talbot PhD OBE FRSA obituary

Wed, 03 Dec 2014

The Board and staff of sports coach UK were saddened to hear that Professor Margaret Talbot PhD OBE FRSA passed away peacefully on Tuesday 2 December.

Margaret held a range of national and international positions over the past 30 years, including Carnegie Professor and Head of Sport at Leeds Metropolitan University, Chief Executive of the Central Council of Physical Recreation and later the Association for Physical Education and most recently Chair of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.

She was an internationally renowned figure, passionate about inclusive opportunities for all children in sport and physical education and remained a valued friend of coaching and sports coach UK throughout. 

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