News Archive, Month: May 2011

Claire Brownie

30 May 2011

Position: Wing Defence, Centre, Goal Defence Date of birth: 10 August 1988 Height: 174cm Previous clubs:  Glasgow Wildcats (2008-2011) Social media: Twitter: @clairebrownie10 International honours: More than 70 caps for Scotland, including appearances at the Netball World Cup (2015), Commonwealth Games (2014) and six European open championships. Scotland international Claire returns for a second season with Team Bath following her arrival in 2015. The PE teacher from Aberdeen provides a wealth of experience in the Blue and Gold...

Superleague Netball Team 2011

Team Bath’s campaign for fifth Superleague title ends in play-offs

27 May 2011

Team Bath’s bid for a historic fifth Fiat Netball Superleague title ended with a 57-53 defeat to Surrey Storm in a pulsating play-off match at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight (Friday). The contest lived up to the classic that everyone had hoped for between two closely matched teams who between them featured half of the England squad for July’s World Championships. Team Bath went into the final quarter five goals up, but...

Adam Pengilly

25 May 2011

Sport/Event > Skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1977, Taunton, UK Height > 178cm Weight > 86kgs Coached by > Danny Holdcroft Date Arrived at Team Bath > Summer 2003 Occupation > Athlete Sports Administrator: IOC Member LOCOG Board member BOA Board member Biography> Adam has represented Great Britain in skeleton at two Olympic Winter Games, finishing eighth at Turin in 2006 and 18th at Vancouver four years later. At Vancouver in February 2010 he...

Ant Sawyer

21 May 2011

Sport/Event > Bob Skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1980, Essex, UK Coached by > Mark Wood Biography > Took up the sport in 2002. Made an instant impact in his first season on the World Cup circuit in 2006/7, with two top-20 finishes in his first three races to stand 21st overall at the end of 2006, after three of the eight rounds. Followed that up with an impressive fourth place overall in...

Rob Flay

18 May 2011

Sport/Event > Beach Volleyball Date and Place of Birth > 1986 Height > 6ft Weight > 86kg Coached by > Morph Bowes, Mo Glover, Ang Clarke Date Arrived at TeamBath > 20th September 2006 Course of Study > Sport Performance (foundation degree) Length of Course > 2 years Occupation > Student Biography > Started playing Beach Volleyball at the age of 12, training with my club, Wessex Volleyball.  Over the next few years, I entered national...

Chris Volley

18 May 2011

Title > Head Triathlon Coach Date and Place of Birth > 1975 Athletes Coached > World Class South West Squad, Team Bath triathlon Squad, University of Bath Triathlon Club Biography > Chris was the lead Triathlon Coach at the High Performance Centre, and was in charge of the University programme. He ran the triathlon programme at the HPC from October 2005 until he departed to become National Performance Development Coach in Stirling with Triathlon Scotland....

John Hicks

18 May 2011

Title > Tennis Coach - Performance Date and Place of Birth > 1933, Coventry Athletes Coached > Mark Hilton Mike Walker Nick Gould Lucie Ahl Biography > It’s fair to say that John has done a fair bit in his career! His first sport as a player was football. He played for Coventry City FC (by choice as an Amateur), and later for both Banbury Town & Atherstone FC. He played Group 1 National Tennis...

Athlete of the month presentation

Louise and Chris – Athletes of the Month

18 May 2011

University of Bath students Louise Hunt and Chris Coles are the latest winners of Team Bath’s Athlete of the Month awards, which are sponsored by Oakley and the Milsom Eye Company. Wheelchair tennis player Louise collected her award for March following what she declared was the best month of her career to date. Louise returned to the top-20 in the world after winning the women’s singles title at the North East tournament in Sunderland and...

Zoe Baker

18 May 2011

Sport/Event > Swimming - breaststroke Date and Place of Birth > 1976, Chesterfield Coached by > Kim Swanwick Occupation > Full-time swimmer/Student Biography > Was one of Britain's most successful swimmers on the world stage before transferring her loyalties to New Zealand. Burst on the scene by breaking the 50m breaststroke European long course record in 1999 - the beginning of a spree that saw her set a string of British, Commonwealth, European and World...

Amy Williams

17 May 2011

Sport/Event: Skeleton Date and Place of Birth: 29 September 1982, Cambridge, UK Height: 5ft 8in Coached by: Mickey Grunberger Occupation: Athlete (Retired, May 2012), broadcaster, pundit and commentator. Biography: Amy made history when, in 2010, she became the first British woman to win an Olympic Winter Games gold medal in the sport of skeleton. Her victory was Britain's only medal of the Vancouver Games. She was also Britain's first gold medallist in an individual event...

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