News Archive, Category: Coaches


Jody Paul

10 May 2011

Title: Head Hockey Coach Date and Place of Birth: 25 May 1976, Port Elizabeth, South Africa Athletes Coached: University of Bath Men’s 1st Team University of Bath Ladie’s 1st Team Team Bath Buccaneers Men’s 1st Team Biography: South African international Jody Paul is head coach of both Team Bath Buccaneers and University of Bath hockey; also as a registered player with Team Bath Buccaneers. Jody made his debut for South Africa in 1999 and played...

Nick Kendall

09 May 2011

Title: Hockey Development Manager Date and Place of Birth: 1951, Bath, UK Biography: Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club Fixtures Secretary 1971-1983 First Team Captain 1975-1981 Club Captain 1975- 1994 Men’s First Team Manager 1987 – 1997 Development Chair 1995-1997 Chair 1997- to date Director of Hockey 2006 – to date Somerset Hockey Association Competitions Secretary 1980 – 2008 Chairman 1985 – 2006 Gerrard League Somerset Representative 1995 – to date Rules sub committee 2002 –...

Dr Chris Bannister

06 May 2011

Title: Hockey Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1978, Essex, UK Athletes Coached: Team Bath Buccaneers Ladies 2nds Biography: Chris joined the University of Bath in 1998 on the undergraduate Mechanical & Engineering degree course and began playing for the University BUSA 1st Team in that season. He stayed on after graduation to study a PhD in Automotive engineering and continued to play BUSA and joined Team Bath Buccaneers. He has played mainly in the Buccs A team...

William Blacklidge

05 May 2011

Title: Team Bath Buccaneers U12 Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1968, Frome, Somerset, UK Athletes Coached: Team Bath Buccaneers U9’s Biography: Schooled at All Hallows and Charterhouse. University at Plymouth. William played hockey for Frome & Bath Buccaneers 1st XI. He has a Level 1 in coaching. William also runs a pipe manufacturing business.

Ian Cordwell

03 May 2011

Title: Team Bath Buccaneers U16 Boys Date and Place of Birth: 1966, Plymouth, UK Athletes Coached: Team Bath Buccaneers U18 & 1st Team Manager Biography: Level 3 Coach and Assistant Coach Educator for England Hockey. Team Bath Buccs 1st team coach on ad hoc basis from 2003 - 2006. West U17 Head Coach 2003-2006. Currently Team Bath Buccaneers U18 coach and Manager to mens 1st team in National league Competitive Record: West Premier League Hockey...

Tom Griffiths

26 April 2011

Title: Hockey Coach Date and Place of Birth: 13 November 1990, Guildford, UK Athletes Coached: TBB Mens A 2012/13 Mens 2nd XI Mens 4th XI University of Bath Mens 2nd 2011/12 University of Bath Mens 4th XI 2011/12 TBB U14 A 2011/12 Biography: Former EHL Premier League player for Surbiton HC currently playing for TBB 1st XI. Tom played Ice Hockey from the age of five – 16, winning three National Championships along the way,...

Sally Potter

10 April 2011

Title: Hockey Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1967, Bath, UK Biography: Sally is a Level 2 England Hockey Coach and has a BSc (Hons) in Sports Performance. She is coach to the U18 Team Bath Buccaneers girls, U14 Avon County boys, St Stephens School, Royal High School and Spotters Academy. Competitive Record: Winners of 2011 U9, U10, U11 Div 2 Savill's League. Runners up for U11 and U12. U9 Plate competition. Previous league champions...

Angus Ross

05 April 2011

Title: Team Bath Buccaneers Mens A Coach Date of Birth: 1968, UK Athletes Coached: Team Bath Buccaneers Mens A team

Benedict Toomey

01 February 2011

Title: TBB U14 boys hockey coach Date and Place of Birth: 4 Apr 1968, Aldershot, UK Athletes Coached: Currently: TBB U14 Boys, supporting U14 Girls Yrs 3 to 8 at All Hallows Prep School Previously: Senior Hockey at Army Unit Level Biography: Benedict retired from the Army in 2011 after a 25 year career as an Infantry Officer. He took up post as Housemaster and Sports Coach at All Hallows School in September 11 to...

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