News Archive, Month: October 2010

Russell Woolwright

29 October 2010

Sport/Event > Tennis Date and Place of Birth > 1984 Height > 6ft 0 Course of Study > Sports Technology Biography > Big aggressive groundstrokes allied to a formidable serve make Russell a dangerous opponent. Competitive Record > Russell currently has a GB ranking of 2.2. He won U18 County Junior title in 2002 and now represents Avon at senior level.

Lisa Whybourn

29 October 2010

Sport: Tennis Date and Place of Birth: 11 May 1991, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK Biography: Lisa broke into the top 400 in the world in June 2010 following her run to the final qualifying round at Wimbledon. In 2013 she reached the first round of the doubles competition at Wimbledon and in the same year teamed up with Germany’s Nicola Geuer to take the Aegon GB Pro-Series women’s doubles title at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. ITF...

Jonny Yip

25 October 2010

Sport/Event > Tennis Date and Place of Birth > 1983 Height > 6ft 1 Course of Study > Sports Performance (already achieved a BA in Economics at the University of Bath) Biography > The summer of 2004 saw Jonny achieve his first appearance on the ATP rankings following successes in the far east. He has a huge serve coupled with a solid all-court game and will be looking to improve his world ranking over the next...

Hart sprints back to training after winning gold

19 October 2010

Sprinter Katrina Hart was back training at the University of Bath Sports Training Village just four days after winning a Commonwealth Games gold medal in Delhi. Hart, who is studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath, won England’s first athletics gold medal in Delhi when she sprinted to victory in the T37 100m in a personal best time and British record of 14.36 seconds. But she was soon back in training in Bath with...

British bobsleigh return to train at Team Bath

19 October 2010

The British bobsleigh team has returned to its roots to train at the University of Bath. The partnership between British Bobsleigh and TeamBath was announced at a launch event at the Sports Training Village today (19 October) before the British crews head off around the world for the start of the new season. Michael Hoch, Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Sport, said: “We are delighted to add bobsleigh to the TeamBath family, especially...

Matthew Lock

18 October 2010

Title: University of Bath Women’s FC Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1984, Barnstaple, UK Athletes Coached: Bath University women’s 1st team. Biography: Matt is previously a professional football player with Exeter City where he completed his youth training scheme. He made 30 appearances for the first team in two years as a professional. While at Exeter he completed his FA level 2 in football coaching, and also worked with Exeter City ladies as an assistant coach. Matt coached in new Jersey, USA...

Alex McCarthy

18 October 2010

Sport/Event: Football Position: Goalkeeper Date and Place of Birth: 3 December 1989, Guildford, UK Height: 193cm Coached by: Andy Tillson Arrived at Team Bath: September 2011 Previous clubs: Woking, Cambridge United, Team Bath, Aldershot Town, Yeovil Town, Brentford, Leeds United, Ipswich Town (all on loan from Reading) Current club: Reading Occupation: Professional footballer Biography: Alex is one of the most highly-rated young, English goalkeepers in the game. He joined Team Bath on loan from parent...

Holly Miles

18 October 2010

Sport/Event > Ladies Football Date and Place of Birth > 1984, London Coached by > Wayne Roberts Date Arrived at Team Bath > 2002 Clubs > AFC Team Bath Ladies QPR Bristol City Occupation > Team Bath Tribe Coach Biography > Holly joined Bristol City from Team Bath in 2004 and has established herself as a key member of the squad. She has won BUSA in 2005 with the University of Bath, and is now...

Brian Parkin

17 October 2010

Title > Head Coach Date and Place of Birth > 1965, Birkenhead Athletes Coached > Bristol Rovers player/coach Team Bath FC coach Biography > Professional footballer(gk) for 16 years playing for Crystal Palace, Oldham Athletic, Crewe Alexandra, Bristol Rovers, Wycombe Wanderers, Notts County and Wimbledon Competitive Record > League 1 winners 89/90 LDV Trophy Finalists 89/90 Championship play-off winners 88/89 Finalists 94/95

Austin Byfield

17 October 2010

Sport/Event > Football Performance Squad Date and Place of Birth > Lewisham, UK Height > 187cm Weight > 79kg Coached by > Lee Smith Date Arrived at Team Bath > 4 September 2009 Course of Study > Sports Performance Length of Course > 3 years Clubs > Team Bath St. Albans City FC, Weymouth FC Occupation > Student Biography > Austin trained in the Arsenal FC youth academy goal keeper scheme for two years then joined the...

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