News Archive, Month: September 2013

Emmanuel Nartey (by Sam Farr)

Nartey fifth in Croatia

16 September 2013

Team Bath judo player Emmanuel Nartey just missed out on the medals at the IJF Grand Prix at Rijeka, Croatia at the weekend. The Ghanaian judo player went down to Germany’s Christopher Voelk in the under-73kg class bronze medal fight and had to settle for fifth place.  He had earlier beaten Britain’s Danny Williams in his second round contest. Tom Reed, a University of Bath Business Administration graduate, finished seventh in the under-81kg class, losing...

Yasmin Parsons

15 September 2013

Sport / Event > Netball Date and Place of Birth > 13 July 1993, Portsmouth, UK Height > 170cm Weight > 63kg Positions > Centre, Wing Attack Coached by > Jess Thirlby and Jan Crabtree Date Arrived at Team Bath > 3 October 2011 Course of Study > FdSc Sports Performance Length of Course > 3 years Clubs > Team Bath Occupation > Sports Graduate, Downside School. Biography > University of Bath Graduate (Foundation Degree...

Match Report Hockey > MHL TBB v Havant

14 September 2013

Match Report > Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers  v Havant Date > Saturday 14 September 2013 Score > 2-0 Venue > Millfield School Team Bath Buccaneers began their Now: Pensions West Conference campaign by beating Havant 2-0 at Millfield School on Saturday. After a mixed pre-season, the start will have pleased Buccs coach Jody Paul who has seen his side fail to record a win on the opening...

Sam Perry

13 September 2013

Sport/Event > Netball, Position: Goal Defence, Goal Keeper Date and Place of Birth > 1988, Worcester, UK Height > 1.83m Coached by > Jan Crabtree Course of Study > A Levels Occupation > Student Biography > Sam was the Vice Captain of the England U17 squad at the Netball Europe competition in 2004 and 2005 and broke into the U19 squad for the same competition in 2006. This is Sam’s first season with TeamBath and she...

Amy Williams - Homecoming

Get on Track with Amy

13 September 2013

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams can help you experience the thrill of ice sport while learning about goal-setting and teamwork at the first On Track with Amy sessions at the University of Bath. The University has joined forces with Bath’s Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games gold medallist to offer an unforgettable sporting experience with real business benefits. Amy, whose gold medal in Vancouver was the first won by an individual British athlete at an Olympic...

Indoor tennis courts at Sports Training Village

Indoor tennis courts – footwear and rules

11 September 2013

The indoor tennis courts at the Sports Training Village have recently been resurfaced. We are delighted that the University has made such a significant investment in the tennis facilities, one which should last for a further 10 years and help to keep our fantastic centre as the premier training and competition venue in the United Kingdom. To help us keep the courts in best condition we have introduced a few simple rules for all court...

Jessica Preece

11 September 2013

Sport/Event > Netball Talent League Date and Place of Birth > 1990, Bristol, UK Height > 5ft 10" Coached by > Jean Davies Occupation/School/College > Student at Weston college Course of Study > BTEC national diploma in sport and exercise science Clubs > Weston swallows Representative Honours and Competitive Record > County U14's and U16's Bath extension centre Team Bath under 19's Regional trials at U19's England rounders U17's Represented south and south west in...

Barry Scollo Director of Tennis

Barry Scollo Monthly Blog September 2013

11 September 2013

It has been an exceptionally busy summer of tennis all round! Following all the successes of Wimbledon there was not much time to reflect as all players, coaches and parents started disappearing to tournaments and events all over the UK and the world. However, back at base, there was the small matter of the new grade 2 domestic national event. This saw almost 500 keen tennis players from around the country descend on Bath for...

University wins bid to stage ParalympicsGB Camps for Rio

10 September 2013

Young athletes aiming for success at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Games will be heading to Bath in 2014. The University of Bath overcame stiff competition from rivals like Loughborough and Surrey to be chosen as the venue for two major preparation camps for the Rio cycle. Around 200 athletes from 18 sports will be based at the University in January and August. The aim is to prepare them as fully as possible for the challenges...

Bobsleigh on the push-start track. Team GB Sochi Media Summit

Bobsleigh squad for on-ice training camps named

09 September 2013

British Bobsleigh, which has its base at the University of Bath, has selected the athletes for the 2013/4 Olympic qualification season. The chosen athletes will go forward for a period of on-ice assessment and pre-season training ahead of individual crews being selected. Great Britain have qualified three quota slots for women’s crews and two spots for both the two-man and four-man crews for the 2013/14 FIBT World Cup Series. Performance Director Gary Anderson said: “This...

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