Exercise & Sport Sciences - Marcus Sharrad

Head of Department

Marcus attended school in Ludlow, Shropshire. He has a background in elite level football, leaving school to complete a two-year scholarship with Shrewsbury Town FC, transferring to Cheltenham Town FC for his second year. A stint in the Welsh Premier League with AFC Newtown followed, before returning to education at Cardiff Metropolitan University to complete a BSc in Sport Development.

After a brief period in a graduate business development role in Bristol, Marcus decided to move into teaching. A highly-qualified football and rugby union coach, Marcus completed his PGCE before beginning his teaching career in the Physical Education department at the Grammar School at Leeds in 2013. Marcus spent two years in Leeds before joining Marlborough College in 2015, as a PE teacher, before taking up the role of Head of Department a year later. Marcus is currently completing a Master’s in Education degree.