News Archive, Category: People

Balance For Work – A new fitness class

07 January 2018

Starting from Thursday 18th January, a free new fitness class, exclusive to staff members at the University of Bath, will be launched. 'Balance For Work' will aim to re-engage staff with a healthy and physically active lifestyle and to eliminate the health problems that can come with working at a desk for prolonged periods of time. The classes will be held in the Founders Hall Teaching room every Thursday from 12:30 - 1 pm. Sports...

Creating impact: How Team Bath Gym and an inspirational trainer helped me cast off the crutches

01 January 2018

From identifying a fitness goal to achieving her target and more, Carrie Fletcher's experiences in the Team Bath Gym are a motivational example of how New Year's Resolutions can have a profound and positive impact on their health and lifestyle. At the start of 2017, Carrie was using two crutches after a cycling accident but such is the improvement in her mobility and health - both physically and mentally - after working with personal trainer...

Team Bath launch new performance network

10 October 2017

More talented young netballers from across the South West will now have the chance to develop their game the Blue and Gold way following the launch of a new Team Bath Netball Futures Pathway. Two Team Bath Netball Academies and three Team Bath Netball “Hubs” have been set up across the region, allowing 80 aspiring netballers, aged from 14 to 21, to benefit from top-class coaching and lifestyle and sports science support. This new network...

Luca Allison

01 September 2017

Date of birth: January 1 1997 Position: Center / Outside Back Height: 178cm Weight: 94kg Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand University of Bath course: Economics and Politics Year of study: 4 Previous clubs: CA Bordeaux-Bègles Gironde, USB La Brède Career highlights so far: I once charged down a conversion. Sporting ambition: To continue improving and keep enjoying the game. Hobbies: I am currently working on improving my Spanish. Interesting fact: I was once bitten by a...

Gus Antons

01 September 2017

Date of birth: March 30 1996 Position: Prop Height: 177cm Weight: 108kg Hometown: Newcastle University of Bath course: Chemistry Year of study: 2 Previous clubs: RGS Newcastle Career highlights so far: Lambs crossbar challenge (YouTube) Sporting ambition: Play Super League Hobbies: Food Interesting fact: Fastest forward over 10m

Chris Barry

01 September 2017

Date of birth: September 7 1996 Position: Flanker Height: 183cm Weight: 100kg Hometown: Cork City, Ireland University of Bath course: Sport and Social Sciences Year of study: 2 Previous clubs: Munster, Christian Brothers College, Cork Constitution Career highlights so far: Playing A League for Bath Sporting ambition: Career in Rugby, Successful business owner Hobbies: Cooking and cleaning, Drinking coffee by myself, Going to the cinema with Jack London Interesting fact: County Boxing champion

Tom Bottoms

01 September 2017

Date of birth: February 18 1997 Position: Lock / Flanker Height: 189cm Weight: 95kg Hometown: Newton Abbot University of Bath course: Sports Performance Year of study: 3 Previous clubs: Newton Abbot RFC Career highlights so far: Captaining my club side to be South West champions and Devon Cup winners Sporting ambition: To continue reaching higher standards of rugby Hobbies: Cooking, Mountain biking, Photography Interesting fact: Can cook a pretty mean paella

Jake Buckingham

01 September 2017

Date of birth: August 4 1996 Position: Prop Height: 183cm Weight: 115kg Hometown: London University of Bath course: Sports Performance Year of study: 3 Previous clubs: Blackheath RFC Career highlights so far: National 1 Sporting ambition: Play rugby professionally Hobbies: Pottery Interesting fact: Applied for Masterchef

Alex Burrage

01 September 2017

Date of birth: April 10 1998 Position: Fly Half Height: 183cm Weight: 85kg Hometown: Wrexham University of Bath course: Psychology Year of study: 1 Previous clubs: Chester RUFC, Sale Sharks Academy, Englad Counties u18s Career highlights so far: Playing in Dublin against Ireland u18s, Winning the u16 All England 7s Sporting ambition: To play football for Real Madrid Hobbies: Dog walker and very bad golfer Interesting fact: My ears are bigger than Dumbo’s

Luca Cericola

01 September 2017

Date of birth: November 2 1997 Position: Scrum-half / fly-half Height: 183cm Weight: 86kg Hometown: Johannesburg University of Bath course: Biochemistry Year of study: 2 Previous clubs: Rosslyn Park U15, Richmond U18 and U21, London Irish U18 academy and Hampton School 1st XV Career highlights so far: Playing for the London Irish U18 rugby academy and winning St Joseph's festival with Hampton School Sporting ambition: To play the highest level of rugby possible and to...

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