Title: Director of Sport
Joined Team Bath: 1992
During his decade at the University of Bath, Ged oversaw an expansion of sports that made it one of the top sporting universities in the country.
Born in Manchester in 1963, Ged grew up in the city before attending the University of Birmingham, where he gained a degree and Post Graduate Certificate of Education. He went...
Title: Director of Coaching
Joined Team Bath: 16 September 2008
Brian Ashton, who led England to the final of the 2007 Rugby Union World Cup after a hugely successful playing and coaching career in the sport, took up the roll of Director of Coaching at the University on a consultancy basis.
He worked alongside Team Bath’s coaches and sports support staff, especially in the...
Title: Athlete Support Officer
Joined Team Bath: February 2013
Lynne’s extensive academic and applied background in Sports Performance includes an MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of Limerick, and employment as a Physical Therapist and Triathlon coach in Ireland.
She studied for a PhD that investigates ways to optimise athletic potential.
Lynne’s roles at...
Title: Teaching Fellow
Joined Team Bath: November 2003
Imornefe Bowes still works at the University of Bath but is now employed by British Volleyball.
Imornefe teaches across undergraduate programmes including Coach Education and Sports Development, Sport and Exercise Science and the Foundation degree in Sport Performance.
He delivers specific sports psychology and research modules across the degree programmes including the practice of professional coaching, mental skill development, planning...
David Carpenter was a student at the University of Bath in the 1970s and was elected to the Sports Association (then called Athletics Union) as President during his time here.
He went on to work for the Sports Council in London.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s he researched the possibility of a national lottery which would fund sport. Convinced that this was the only way in which Britain could compete on a world stage, he...