News Archive, Month: June 2014

Tom Gale

18 June 2014

Sport/Event: Athletics; High Jump Date of birth: 18 December 1998 Coached by: Denis Doyle Clubs: Team Bath AC Tom Gale confirmed his status as one of the brightest young talents in British Athletics in July 2017 when he cleared 2.30m, the second-best high jump ever recorded by a GB junior. It was a 12cm improvement on his personal best at the start of the season and set the qualification standard for the London 2017 IAAF World Championships, although it...

David King

18 June 2014

Sport: Athletics (110m hurdles) Date of Birth: 13 June 1994 Biography: After a breakthrough 2017 that saw him win the British Championships for the first time and make his GB debut at a major international competition, the London 2017 IAAF World Championships, David has been selected to represent Team England at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Plymouth-born hurdler began training at the University of Bath while studying Sports Performance, where he was supported...

Daphne Schrager

18 June 2014

Sport: Athletics (T35 60m, 100m, 200m) Date of Birth: 24 December 2000 Biography: Para-athlete Daphne, a pupil at Millfield School in Somerset, is part of Rob Ellchuk's successful training group at the University of Bath and will make her Commonwealth Games debut for Team England at Gold Coast 2018. The teenager has already had a taste of international competition, bringing home one of four gold medals won by Great Britain at the 2015 Paralympic School Games...

Sophie Papps

17 June 2014

Sport/Event: Athletics; 60m, 100m, 200m Date and place of Birth: 6 October 1994 Coached by: Dan Cossins Clubs: Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow Biography: Sprinter Sophie trains here at the University of Bath under the watchful eye of Dan Cossins. A hugely promising young athlete, she's already represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at IAAF Indoor Championships and won European and national junior championship medals. Career highlights: Selected to represent England at Glasgow Commonwealth Games,...

Jazmin Sawyers

17 June 2014

Event: Long jump Date and place of Birth: 21 May 1994, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Clubs: City of Stoke and University of Bristol Biography: Law graduate Jazmin trains at the University of Bath under the supervision of coaches Malcolm Arnold and James Hillier. Her lead coach is Alan Lerwell, an Olympic long-jumper in 1968 and 1972, who provides her training programme and oversees her technical sessions at the Sports Training Village. The multi-talented athlete first trained at the University with...

Sebastian Rodger

17 June 2014

Sport/Event: Athletics; Decathlon, 200m, 200m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 400m, 4x400m relay Date and place of Birth: 29 June 1991, Coached by: James Hillier Club: Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Biography: Seb didn't get into athletics until he was about 12 years old. His first love was rugby but after winning a cross-country event, he soon turned his attention to track and field pursuits, including early forays into 800m and 1500m running. His career includes full Great Britain...

Lynne Hutchison

Second Commonwealth call-up for Team Bath’s Hutchison

17 June 2014

Team Bath’s Lynne Hutchison has been named amongst a 13-strong England gymnastics squad to compete at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The 19 year-old trains at Team Bath’s Sports Training Village with coach Sarah Moon. She is also a member of the City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club. For Hutchison, who took up gymnastics aged six, Glasgow is a second Commonwealth Games call-up. She competed in Delhi in 2010 and won bronze in the...

Competition report: Masters Hockey Challenge

17 June 2014

Competition: Team Bath Masters Hockey Challenge Date: Saturday 14 June 2014 Venue: Sports Training Village The popular annual Masters Hockey Challenge took place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday in excellent conditions. In the Ladies event 4 sides competed in a a round robin format with holders BAC successfully defending their title staying unbeaten with a high tally of bonus point goals.   In the Men's event 7 teams competed in...

Volunteer Franchise Support Officer

17 June 2014

The Team Bath Superleague netball team is looking for a volunteer Franchise Support Officer. The role will involve dealing with ticket sales, merchandise and advertising in support of the Department of Sports Development and Recreation marketing and sales teams.   The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring a robust delivery of, and enhancements to, the match-day experience as well as one-off projects in support of the franchise, such as charity events and business receptions....

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

Nine athletes selected for Commonwealth Games

16 June 2014

Nine University of Bath-connected track and field athletes have today (Monday) been named in the England team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Hurdlers Lawrence Clarke and Seb Rodger and 200m sprinter and Sports Performance graduate Danny Talbot headline the list which includes athletes coached by Malcolm Arnold, James Hillier and Dan Coussins. Clarke is joined by William Sharman in the 110m hurdles in Glasgow. Clarke trains at the University’s £30 million Sports Training...

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