Our alumni

We are extremely proud of the impact that our graduates make across sport, exercise and related sectors. Find out about the achievements of some of these graduates here.

Find out more about the achievements of our graduates on the Loughborough University alumni website.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

All of our graduates are special and should be extremely proud of their achievements. The Distinguished Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of a handful of graduates across the University who have demonstrated outstanding inspiration, merit, achievement or commitment in a particular role, or to society, education, knowledge and research.

David Bunker

David Bunker

DLC Physical Education Class of 1964

In recognition of his outstanding impact in physical education through the development of a games-based teaching approach that remains significant in PE today.

David's profile
Rex Hazeldine

Rex Hazeldine

DLC Physical Education Class of 1962
MSc Human Sciences Research Class of 1974

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to UK coaching, applied sport science and student-athlete development.

Rex's profile
Rod Thorpe

Rod Thorpe

DLC Physical Education Class of 1964
MSc Human Sciences Research Class of 1975

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to physical education, coaching and for an unrelenting focus on the development of people through sport.

Rod's profile