News Archive, Month: January 2011

Rushgrove collects second medal of World Championships

27 January 2011

University of Bath graduate Ben Rushgrove collected his second medal of the 2011 International Paralympic Committee World Athletics Championships today (Thursday) by taking bronze in the T36 200m. Rushgrove, who trains at the University with coach Rob Ellchuk, finished third in 200m final in Christchurch, New Zealand in 25.27 seconds. It means the three University of Bath-based athletes coached by Ellchuk have now medalled in each of the six events in which they have competed,...

Tom Griffiths

27 January 2011

Sport/Event > Hockey Date and Place of Birth > 13 November 1990, Guildford, Surrey Height > 185cm Weight > 77kg Coached by > Jody Paul Date Arrived at Team Bath > August 2010 Course of Study > Coach Education and Sports Development Length of Course > 4 years Clubs > Team Bath Buccaneers HC Surbiton HC Occupation > Student / Hockey Coach Biography > Tom played Ice Hockey from the age of five – 16,...

Joshua Guy

27 January 2011

Sport / Event > Hockey Biography > Joshua is a strong academic second year Economics student. As a hockey player he has been members of both the U16 and U18 England Teams, and is a member of the Bowdon 1st Team squad which as part of the National League and narrowly missed out on qualifying for the European Hockey League. Josh aims to establish himself as a full member of the University 1st team as...

David Hatherley

26 January 2011

Sport/Event > Hockey, men's 1st team Date and Place of Birth > 4 January 1990, Bristol, UK Height > 198 cm Weight > 84 kg Coached by > Jody Paul Date Arrived at Team Bath > October 2008 Course of Study > Pharmacy Length of Course > 4 years Clubs > Team Bath Buccaneers Havant Hockey Club Occupation > Student Biography > David started playing at 13 and his hockey career has grown from there....

Diego Scardone

26 January 2011

Sport/Event > Judo Weight > u 66kg Dan Grade Level > 1st Dan Age Group > Senior / U23 Date and Place of Birth > 1987, Adamantina, Brazil Coached by > Juergen Klinger Date arrived at Team Bath > 2006 Course of Study > FdSc Sports Performance IAJR International Association of Judo Researchers Home Club > The Budokwai, London Occupation > Student / Administrator Biography Diego started judo in 1993 and is very interested in judo...

Team Bath to begin defence of Superleague title

26 January 2011

Team Bath’s netballers get their 2011 Fiat Netball Superleague campaign underway with a trip to Team Northumbria on Saturday (29 January). The four-times Superleague champions are bidding to win an historic third successive title this season - and head coach Jess Garland said her 2011 squad are ready for the challenge. “We’re good to go,” she said. “It feels a bit like a pressure cooker at the moment and we can’t wait to get going....

Jo Patterson

26 January 2011

Sport/Event > Athletics Date and Place of Birth > 1988, Northern Ireland Coached by > Colin Bovell Clubs > Team Bath Athletics Club Biography > University of Bath Coach Education graduate who trains at the University, finished sixth in the final of the England Athletics Under-23 Championships in Bedford in 56.23 seconds. Competitive Record > 2010 - Under-23 Championships, Bedford, 6th

Ed called up by England

26 January 2011

A talented young Team Bath Academy footballer has been selected for the England Schools under-18 squad. Eighteen-year-old goalkeeper Ed Baldy is one of two keepers named in England’s 18-strong squad. Baldy has been at the Team Bath Academy for the last 18 months, where he combines training at the University of Bath with studying at Wiltshire College. He also plays for Bradford Town FC. Among fixtures in 2011 the England squad will contest the Centenary...

Darren Chitty

26 January 2011

Sport/Event > Football, position: goalkeeper Date and Place of Birth > 1981, Salisbury Coached by> Andy Tillson and Brian Parkin Clubs > Team Bath FC Biography > Former University of Bath student, Darren is now in his fifth season with Team Bath FC. Has made more than 200 appearances for TeamBath. Previously with Melksham for four seasons, Darrren is a fully qualified vehicle technician and keen golfer. Competitive Record > Promoted to Southern League Premier...

England Saxons train at University of Bath

25 January 2011

England Rugby’s Saxons Elite Player Squad are being put through their paces at a three-day training camp at the University of Bath. The squad are training at the University ahead of Saturday’s opening game of the season against Italy A at Worcester. Among the Saxons’ coaching team is former Bath and England full-back Jon Callard, who scored all of Bath’s points as they won the 1998 Heineken Cup Final. “I have many happy memories of...

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