Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)

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TASS is a unique government-backed partnership between talented young athletes, educational institutes and national governing bodies of sport.

The University of Bath supports 41 TASS athletes in education or athletes serving within the army. At Bath we have a dedicated team of staff who provide a range of services to TASS athletes including:

  • physiotherapy
  • strength and conditioning
  • sport nutrition
  • sport psychology
  • lifestyle support

The 31 recognised sports eligible for TASS funding are:

Athletics Badminton Baseball Basketball Boccia
Boxing Canoeing Disability football Diving Football (women’s)
Goalball Gymnastics Judo Lacrosse Modern pentathlon
Netball Rowing Rugby league Rugby union (women’s) Sailing
Shooting Snow sports Squash Synchronised swimming Table tennis
Taekwondo Tennis Triathlon Volleyball Weightlifting
Wheelchair basketball

Current TASS athletes based at the University of Bath:

Name Sport/occupation
Rebecca Jones Army
Gemma Rowland Army
Cameron Chalmers Athletics
Tom Gale Athletics
Charlotte Mclennaghan Athletics
Charmaine Porter Cycling
Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz Judo
Harry Boby Judo
Rachael Hawkes Judo
Alex Paske Judo
Rhys Thompson Judo
Stephen Broadbridge Karate
Danielle Scott Luge
Raymond Thompson Luge
Sarah Collin Modern pentathlon
Charlie Follett Modern pentathlon
Georgia Hannam Modern pentathlon
James Harper Modern pentathlon
Joshua Miller Modern pentathlon
Bradley Sutton Modern pentathlon
Jessica Varley Modern pentathlon
Imogen Allison Netball
Fern Davies Netball
Paige Reed Netball
Nick Bell Rowing
Lucy Attwood Rugby union (women’s)
Bethan Dainton Rugby union (women’s)
Sydney Gregson Rugby union (women’s)
Lottie Holland Rugby union (women’s)
Jessie Hood Rugby union (women’s)
Chantelle Miell Rugby union (women’s)
Owen Bowerman Sailing
Jacob Farren-Price Sailing
Kristian Callaghan Shooting
Mark Robinson Shooting
Lloyd Wallace Snow sports
Emma Hurst Tennis
Luke Simeone Tennis
Amelia Stuart Tennis
Rory Atkins Triathlon
Georgina Schwiening Triathlon
Isabelle Dean Water polo


Athletes must be nominated by their NGB to receive TASS support. For more information on how to access funding, visit the TASS website, contact the National Office by email or call 0191 607 8270.


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