News Archive, Month: October 2019

Nigel Redman welcomed into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Professor Ian White

Rugby legend turned mentor and people developer Nigel Redman inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

21 October 2019

Nigel Redman – a British Lions, England and Bath Rugby legend whose people development skills have helped nurture a generation of top-class coaches and athletes – today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Among those in the Team Bath family who have benefited from Redman’s creative thinking and supportive mentoring over the past 20 years are Bobby Crutchley and Jess Thirlby, who have since progressed to national...

Bath sprinter Katrina Hart excited to be part of Athletes’ Advisor Committee for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

20 October 2019

University of Bath-based Paralympic sprinter Katrina Hart has been appointed to a new Athletes’ Advisory Committee that will play a key role in the planning and delivery of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Hart - who is coached by Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training Village and won T37 100m gold at the Delhi 2010 Games - is joined on the committee by race walker Tom Bosworth, triathlete Alistair Brownlee, netballer Jodie Gibson, weightlifter Sarah...

Another golden moment for sporting scholar Tim Nurse as GB Hockey retain Sultan of Johor Cup in dramatic style

19 October 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse is celebrating after helping Great Britain Hockey U21s retain the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia. It is the third successive year that the Sports Performance student, who is supported by a King Sports Scholarship, has represented his country at the international competition and he now has two gold and a silver to show for his efforts. Ian Cordwell, Hockey Development Manager at the University of Bath, said:...

VIDEO: Action and reaction from The Rec as Team Bath vow to build on big Anniversary Game victory in BUCS Super Rugby

18 October 2019

Team Bath TV caught up with co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer, as well as Head of Rugby Aaron James, after Wednesday's outstanding Anniversary Game victory over Cardiff University - the Blue & Gold's first BUCS Super Rugby win of the 2019-20 season. They reflected on an excellent performance in the Rengen-sponsored match, which was enjoyed by more than 5,500 supporters at The Rec. See what they had to say here: You can watch the...

Dave McNulty in front of the new video monitors in the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Tokyo 2020 Olympic roles with Team GB for British Swimming National Centre Bath coaches David McNulty and Jol Finck

17 October 2019

University of Bath-based swimming coaches David McNulty and Jol Finck have been nominated by British Swimming to take on key roles with Team GB during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next summer. McNulty (pictured top) has been Lead Coach at the British Swimming National Centre Bath during the past three Olympic cycles and helped to guide Michael Jamieson, Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn to silver medals at London 2012 and Rio 2016. Finck...

Eight-try Team Bath provide plenty of Anniversary Game cheer for 6,500-strong crowd at a raucous Rec

16 October 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV gave a 6,500-strong crowd at The Rec plenty to cheer tonight as they stormed to a 52-25 BUCS Super Rugby victory over Cardiff University in the Anniversary Game. Iestyn Lewis, CEO of match sponsors and Team Bath partners Rengen, presented co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer with the victors’ trophy after a fantastic performance by the home side in the University’s showpiece match. Team Bath’s pack was totally dominant throughout...

Hall of Fame Stephanie Millward Andrei Vorontsov, October 2019

Swimming legends Stephanie Millward and Andrei Vorontsov inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

16 October 2019

Paralympic champion Stephanie Millward and Olympic swimming coach Dr Andrei Vorontsov have today become the latest inductees into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Millward – who trains with Team Bath AS in the University’s London 2012 Legacy Pool – has won an incredible 49 medals at major international championships during an illustrious career, including ten while representing Great Britain at the Paralympic Games. Vorontsov is one of the world’s most respected...

Join thousands of fans at The Rec tonight to cheer on Team Bath against Cardiff in Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game

16 October 2019

The biggest night of the University of Bath student sporting calendar is here – the annual Anniversary Game BUCS Super Rugby match at The Rec. Nearly 4,000 spectators have already registered for free tickets for the eagerly-awaited Rengen-sponsored game, which this year will see the Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on Cardiff University at the iconic city-centre home of Bath Rugby. Doors open at 5.30pm and kick-off is 6.30pm. All are welcome to attend...

Planning for successful sporting future as University of Bath hosts networking event for UK’s Elite Training Centres

15 October 2019

The University of Bath today welcomed representatives of fellow Elite Training Centres (ETCs) from around the country for a network event designed to share best practice and plan towards the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The UK Sport event also looked at the ETC Excellence Framework, which helps athletes and coaches excel at the highest level. Delegates were greeted to the University by Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian White and provided with guided tours of...

Netball provides the catalyst for sparky debate as business, adventuring, charity and sport learn from each other

15 October 2019

Team Bath Netball provided the catalyst which saw experts from business, sport, adventuring, education and charity exchanging knowledge on how to handle pressure during an evening function at Spaces in central Bath last week. Chaired by Stuart Doughty, from Centurion Chartered Financial Planners, speakers included Caroline Connellan, CEO of Brooks Macdonald, Martin Hewitt, adventurer and expedition leader, and Blue & Gold netball star Eboni Usoro-Brown, a Commonwealth and World medallist with England. During a lively...

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