News Archive, Category: Alumni

Mike Callan

14 May 2011

Title > Director of Judo and Sports Development Manager Date and Place of Birth > 1961, Hertfordshire, England Dan Grade Level > 6th Dan Biography > Mike directed the Team Bath Judo Programme, which he started in 1998. He had worked at the University of Bath since 1998, and holds the position of Sports Development Manager. Mike is the British Judo Association Education Director and holds the grade of 6th Dan. He has a BSc...

Roy Inman OBE

10 May 2011

Title> Judo Technical Director Biography> Roy Inman hold the grade of 8th Dan, and was the High Performance Judo Coach at the University between 1999 and 2006, before moving to the role of Judo Technical Director. He was the British Judo Association National Coach for over 15 years, has coached at 3 Olympic Games, and his players have won 6 Olympic medals and 13 World Championships. He is a director of the British Judo Association,...

Marcon Bezzina

06 May 2011

Sport/Event: Judo Weight: u63kg Dan Grade Level: 1st Dan Age Group: Senior Date and Place of Birth: 1985, Malta Coached by: Juergen Klinger Date arrived at Team Bath: 2006 Course: Sports performance Home Club: O-Nami Club, Malta Occupation: Athlete Biography: Marcon competed in the 2004 Athens and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games representing her home nation of Malta. A Sports Performance graduate from the University of Bath, she received an Olympic Solidarity Scholarship for Beijing which...

Katrina McDonald – ASSE Programme

06 May 2011

Date and Place of Birth > 1983, London, England Dan Grade Level > 1st Dan Biography > Katrina works with the junior players in the Team Bath Tribe Judo Programme. A successful player in her own right she is a Great Britain Senior International and British Universities Gold medalist. She is a graduate of the University of Bath with a BA in Coach Education and Sports Development and a Masters in Education (Sports Coaching). She is a...

Jane Bridge – Performance Coach

02 May 2011

Title > Teaching and Coaching Fellow in Performance Judo Date and Place of Birth > 1960, England; nationality British/French Dan Grade Level > 7th Dan Biography > Jane is a three time European Champion and was the first Women’s World Champion in 1980 in New York. A former Great Britain Olympic Coach at Atlanta in 1996, Jane has been based in Paris over recent years coaching at Peugeot Mulhouse and INSEP. Jane has a degree...

Charlotte Bowden

28 April 2011

Sport/Event > Judo Coached by > Juergen Klinger Occupation > Student Biography > Charlotte is a talented young judoka who is currently following an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence. This combines full-time training with studying at Wiltshire College. Although still only 15 at the time, she won a bronze medal representing Wales in the senior under-57kg division at the 2006 Commonwealth Judo Championships. Competitive Record > Commonwealth Judo Championships: bronze - 57kg, Londonderry, Northern Ireland,...

Brett Caswell

24 April 2011

Sport/Event > Judo Weight > U60 kg Coached by > Juergen Klinger Biography > Promising young Team Bath judo player who competed at the European under-21 Championships and the World University Games in 2006. Had the misfortune to come up against Russia’s Shchamil Nash in the former - the Russian went on to take the under-60kg title. Brett is studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath. Competitive Record > English Open: gold - under-60kg,...

Kate Howey MBE

20 April 2011

Sport/Event: Judo Date of Birth: 1973, Great Britain Height: 170cm Weight: 69kg Biography: Former University of bath student, Kate Howey MBE is the only British judoka to have competed at four Olympic Games. Kate is also the only British woman to have won two Olympic judo medals (silver at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and bronze at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona). She was awarded the MBE for services to judo in 1997. She was...

Marcus Bascombe

19 April 2011

Sport/Event > Judo Weight > u73kg Dan Grade Level > 1st Dan Age Group > Senior Judo Level > Squad Member Date and Place of Birth > 1987, Poole, UK Coached by > Juergen Klinger and Roy Inman Date arrived at Team Bath > 2005 Course of Study > Foundation Degree Sport Performance part time Length of Course > 3 years Home Club > Poole Bay Judo Club Occupation > Athlete Biography > Marcus Bascombe was...

Dylan Cave

16 April 2011

Sport/Event > Judo Weight > u66kg Dan Grade Level > Shodan Date and Place of Birth > 1987, Eastbourne, England Coached by > Juergen Klinger Date arrived at Team Bath > 2006 Course of Study > FDSc Sports Performance Occupation > Student Competitive Record > 2004 Canadian Junior National - 5th 2007 BUSA Silver

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