News Archive, Month: October 2020

Exercise your body and mind with our free online wellbeing and fitness classes for University of Bath students and staff

19 October 2020

Get fired up for the day ahead with a high-intensity exercise class, feel empowered and energised through dance, or relax and unwind with meditation and yoga sessions. Those are among the free online fitness and wellbeing opportunities being provided to University of Bath students and staff this semester, thanks to funding from the university. Inspirational instructors from the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre and the local Bath community will be streaming sessions every weekday...

Bath-based swimmers return to competition as 2020 International Swimming League season begins in Budapest bubble

16 October 2020

Nine University of Bath-based swimmers past and present are returning to competitive action for the first time since March as the second season of the International Swimming League (ISL) gets under way in Budapest. More than 300 swimmers from around the world are representing ten franchises at the five-week competition, which starts today (16th October) and will see all league matches, semi-finals and the final take place in the Hungarian capital. In action on the...

The Maynard in Exeter becomes latest pathway partner in Team Bath Netball’s Academy Development Centre for South West

13 October 2020

Team Bath Netball has announced that another hub of South West sports development excellence – The Maynard in Exeter – is joining its Academy Development Centre (ADC) network. This move comes just weeks after Hartpury College in Gloucestershire also became a new ADC in a pathway designed to nurture the next generation of talented athletes. The Maynard already has a famous netballing ‘old-girl’ in Jo Vann, the current Team Bath Head Coach who went on...

Team Bath legend Stacey Francis has a shot at Suncorp Super Netball glory after helping West Coast Fever to Grand Final in Australia

11 October 2020

Team Bath Netball legend Stacey Francis played an inspirational role as she helped West Coast Fever reach the Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final in Australia for a second time in three years. Francis, a University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport inductee, was in outstanding form alongside fellow defenders Courtney Bruce and Jess Anstiss as Fever raced into a 21-12 lead after the first quarter of their preliminary final against Sunshine Coast Lightning. There...

Former University of Bath Deputy Director of Sport Ali Oliver awarded MBE for services to sport in Queen’s Birthday Honours

10 October 2020

Former University of Bath Deputy Director of Sport Ali Oliver says she is “truly honoured and humbled” after being awarded an MBE for services to sport in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Oliver, now Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust, was part of the team that delivered the initial presentation and subsequent lottery-funding and planning applications for the Team Bath Sports Training Village during her time at the University from 1998 to 2004....

Great opportunity for primary school children to get active and have fun this autumn with Team Bath Tennis £10 coaching offer

09 October 2020

Primary school children in Bath & North East Somerset are being offered the chance to enjoy one month of coaching with Team Bath Tennis during October or November for just £10.  Each child will receive one hour of coaching each week during the month on the indoor courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. It is a great opportunity for youngsters to get active, learn new skills and, most importantly, have fun - all...

Partnership with huge potential as Haines Watts sign with Team Bath Netball as Superleague side’s Principal Sponsor

05 October 2020

Chartered Accountants Haines Watts have made a significant move in support of women’s sport in the South West by joining the Team Bath Netball family for the next three years as the Superleague side’s Principal Sponsor. Haines Watts will play an active part in supporting not just the elite side but also the pathway of young and talented netballers across the region through Team Bath’s academy sites in Truro, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Hartpury, Glastonbury, Salisbury...

Rowing alumna Becky Wilde “passionate about enabling positive change in student sport” as she takes on new TASS role

04 October 2020

University of Bath alumna Becky Wilde has been appointed as the new chair of the TASS Athletes’ Advisory Group (TAAG). Wilde, who graduated in Sports & Social Sciences this summer, was supported by TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) as she combined her studies with being part of the GB Rowing Team Start programme based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Now she is looking forward to helping others benefit from that support in her...

Work on your fitness, skills and match-play at Team Bath Netball’s fun October half-term coaching sessions

02 October 2020

Bookings are now being taken for Team Bath Netball’s October half-term coaching sessions for youngsters aged eight to 16. The fitness, skills and modified match-play sessions will run from 9am-12pm, Tuesday-Friday (October 27-30) and all will be delivered under current England Netball guidelines which can be found here by clicking here. They are all taking place on the netball courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village and cost £25 per session. Click here to book...

Show your colours with our range of new and classic Team Bath merchandise for 2020-21

01 October 2020

A limited-edition grey Under Armour University of Bath hoodie is among the merchandise on sale now through the Team Bath Store for the 2020-21 academic year. The classic Blue & Gold Team Bath t-shirt is also available, along with Team Bath sliders and blue hoodies for all ages from Adidas, suppliers to Team Bath Tennis. Team Bath Netball fans can also show their colours with a range of merchandise from O'Neills, including a limited-edition half-zip...

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