News Archive, Month: May 2013

Katherine Binks – Head of Performance Support

31 May 2013

Katherine is responsible for Team Bath’s contracts with National Governing Bodies and other partners and organisation. She head up the Performance Support activities of Team Bath. Her role at Team Bath also includes responsibility for the production and implementation of departmental policies on staff development, child protection and equal opportunities. She also produces the department’s planning and financial documents. Katherine joined the Regional Training Unit for Sport South West based at the University of Bath...

Kate Eddy – Interim Head of Sports Science and Medicine

31 May 2013

Kate has been the Team Bath Strength and Conditioning coach since 2004 - present. Also Bath Rugby academy and Bath Rugby ladies coach from 2003/4 to present. She was the Sports Department’s Gym Manager from 2002-2004. Kate has a BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Science, UK Strength and Conditioning Association Accreditation and is a level 3 rugby coach. Kate manages a team of S & C coaches working across a range of sports with senior...

Michael Hoch – Finance & Commercial Consultant

31 May 2013

Michael joined as Chief Operating Officer in July 2009 following a spell as Services Director of London’s Barbican Centre, where he oversaw operations, front of house and customer services. Michael now works as a Finance and Commercial Consultant for Team Bath. Michael has an engineering qualification and an MBA specialising in International Business from the City University Business School. He is responsible for the operations and commercial portfolio at Team Bath.

Simone Lewis – Head of Sport Science and Medicine

31 May 2013

Simone has been a member of the senior management team at Team Bath for over 10 years and plays a key role in the leadership and management of the sports department working closely with the Director to develop performance sport and research initiatives and build partnerships across performance sport. As Head of Sport Science and  Medicine Simone leads a dynamic team of 36 practitioners and support staff who work across seven strands (physiotherapy, strength &...

Kristian Callaghan

Kristian aiming to be on target in Kazan

31 May 2013

Marksman Kristian Callaghan is the first University of Bath student to be selected to represent Team GBR at this summer's World University Games. Callaghan, who is studying for a degree in Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, has been selected in the 11-strong British shooting team for the Games, which take place in the Russian city of Kazan. Callaghan, who is a pistol shooter, won a gold and a bronze for Great Britain at the Australian...

Amelia Bissett May 2013

Amelia wins national under-10 tennis title

30 May 2013

Talented young tennis player Amelia Bissett has won the Under-10 National Clay Court title. Amelia played some excellent tennis at the green ball competition, winning all of her matches on the clay courts at Queenswood in London. She beat two girls she had previously lost to at Easter tournaments, taking the final convincingly 4-1, 4-2. Amelia has shown excellent progression after winning the under-nine Masters on orange ball at Roehampton in March to now winning...

Shadow Minister for Sport praises facilities

29 May 2013

Shadow Minister for Sport Clive Efford MP praised the University of Bath’s sports facilities during a visit to the Claverton Down campus yesterday (Tuesday). Mr Efford, MP for Eltham, was visiting the University to consult on what is required in a 10-year plan for school and community sport. Before holding a discussion with around 40 delegates from the West Country at an event hosted by University’s new Institute for Policy Research, Mr Efford was given a...

Richard Gabb

A Marathon not a sprint for Gabb

28 May 2013

Team Bath MCTA tennis academy player Richie Gabb narrowly missed out on winning lifting his first $10,000 title last week, in Greece. Played in the town of Marathon, home of the Ancient Olympics, Gabb fought all the way through the draw, eventually losing the final in a tie-break decider to in-form Brit David Rice. On the way Gabb beat top Junior Filip Peliwo from Canada in the semi and overcame a tense quarter-final saving numerous...

Team Bath are the 2013 Superleague Champions

25 May 2013

Team Bath battled to a fifth Netball Superleague win – their first since 2010 – tonight in Worcester with a 62-56 win over Celtic Dragons.[caption id="attachment_29323" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="We are the champions - Superleague 2013"][/caption] The Team Bath squad started as marginal favourites despite losing to Celtic Dragons at home in the Showdown Phase of the league. This was a brutal and see-sawing final with neither side able to establish a significant lead until the...

Students’ Union Sport Video 2012-2013

24 May 2013

See the brand new 2012-2013 Students' Union Sport video showcasing the vast variety of sports available to students at the University of Bath. Over 500 student volunteers ran competitive and recreational sport this year with over 2900 students participating in recreational sport and over 4000 Student Union sport members. There is something for everyone. From snowboarding to sky diving, from hockey to netball, from water polo to canoe...

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