News Archive, Category: Alumni

Richard Yates

18 June 2014

Sport/event: Athletics, 400m hurdles Date of Birth: 26 January 1986 Coached by: Malcolm Arnold Biography: Richard already has one Commonwealth Games under his belt. He was selected to represent England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and won a bronze medal in the 4x400 metre relay and finished fifth in the 400m hurdles. Richard studied Law at University of Leeds and graduated in 2007. He completed his Legal Practice Course at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2011 and...

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...

Joseph Allen

31 October 2012

Sport/Event > Athletics, T46 800m and 1500m Date and Place of Birth > 29 February 1988,  Dorchester, UK Height > 170cm Weight > 64kg Coached by > Martin Rush Date Arrived at Team Bath > October 2011 Occupation > Athlete Biography > Joseph has been running and competing since he was 10 years old with his hometown running club in Bridport, Dorset. His background is in cross-country running but since joining the Paralympic programme in...

Chris Baillie

14 March 2012

Event: 110m Hurdles Date and Place of Birth: 1981 Height: 183cm Coached by: Malcolm Arnold Career highlights: Silver - 110m hurdles, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, 2006

Ben Coghlan

02 February 2012

Sport/Event > Athletics: 60m, 100m & 200m Date and Place of Birth > 1990, Bristol, UK Height > 175cm Weight > 73kg Coached by > Colin Bovell Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2008 Course of Study > Sport (Sports Performance) Length of Course > 2 Years Clubs > Bristol & West AC University of Bath Occupation > Student / Athlete Biography > A latecomer to athletics, Ben only ran his first competitive race...

Craig Pickering

20 January 2012

Sport/Event > Bobsleigh & athletics Date and Place of Birth > 1986, UK Occupation > Athlete Biography > Craig excelled as a sprinter, winning 100m bronze at the 2003 World Youth Championships and then taking 100m gold at the 2005 European Junior Championships. A silver followed over 60m at the 2007 European Indoor Championships in Birmingham, when he was beaten into second place by training partner Jason Gardener. Craig took up bobsleigh in 2013, earning...

Zoe Derham

15 January 2012

Sport/Event > Athletics, Hammer Throwing Date and Place of Birth > 1980, Yate Height > 1.78m Coached by > Lorraine Shaw Biography > Zoe set a British under-17 record of 48.66 when winning the AAA U17 title, and went on to win three more national age group titles over the next five years. Zoe also took part in the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, where she achieved 5th place with a throw of 61.92. As well...

Tom Druce

05 January 2012

Sport/Event Athletics - 400m/800m Date and Place of Birth: 1990, Guernsey Height: 182cm Weight: 79kg Coached by: Dale Garland Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2005 Course of Study: BSc (Hons) Sport (Sports Performance) (2008) Length of Course: 3 years Clubs: Channel Islands AC Occupation: Student Biography: Tom took up athletics seriously in 2003 after taking part in school from age 10. His most successful season at 800m was in 2005 as a junior, but illness...

Katherine Endacott

01 December 2011

Event: 60m, 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay Date of Birth: 29 January, 1980 Course of Study: Coach Education and Sports Performance HND course Biography: Katherine made a significant breakthrough in the 2005 indoor season after several years of being just outside Britain's top ten women sprinters. She improved indoor her 60m best to 7.48 in January and then successively ran 7.44, 7.36 and 7.34 (2nd) at the AAA Indoor Championships. She had run 60m in 7.52 in...

Jason Gardener MBE

02 May 2011

Sport/Event: Track & field, 60m, 100m, 4×100m Date and Place of Birth: 1975, Bath Coached by: Malcolm Arnold Clubs: Wessex & Bath AC Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Known as the Bath Bullet, Jason’s career high point was leading off the British 4×100m relay quartet of Darren Campbell, Marlon Devonish and Mark Lewis-Francis that struck gold at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Jason was made an MBE in the 2005 New Year Honours List and became...

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