News Archive, Category: People

Strength and Conditioning Coach Bob Smith completes 50th half-marathon in 50 weeks with help from Team Bath athletes and staff

14 December 2016

More than 50 Team Bath athletes and staff joined Strength and Conditioning Coach Bob Smith run his 50th half-marathon in just 50 weeks in aid of raising money for Bristol Children's Hospital. The outstanding achievement, which will be complete when Bob runs half-marathons 51 and 52 before the New Year, took his Grand Appeal total closer to the target of £12,000 he has set for the end of the year. Runners included Olympian Ben Fletcher...

George Lavendar took part in the 2015 Zambia IDEALS project

BLOG: Return to Africa as students take part in Zambia IDEALS project for 11th year

20 May 2016

University of Bath students are once again preparing to fly out to Africa to take part in the Zambia IDEALS project. It is the 11th summer that students from Bath have participated in the scheme, which sees them work in a sports development and coaching capacity at the heart of local communities in the Zambian capital of Lusaka. BSc Sports Performance student George Lavender took part last year and is returning to Zambia this summer as...

Grace McCatty taking part in the Zambia IDEALS project

“Life-changing experience” awaits University of Bath students past and present in Zambia

02 June 2015

University of Bath students past and present have flown out to Zambia to take part in this year’s “life-changing” UK Sport IDEALS programme. It is the tenth anniversary of the scheme, which sees aspiring coaches spend six weeks delivering PE lessons in schools and villages, as well as set up sporting competitions between neighbouring communities. Footballer Alice Evans, a Wales international goalkeeper, and netballer Jade Traynor – second-year students in Sports Performance and Sports Science...

Tribe Coach Given Award for ‘Outstanding’ Contribution

28 May 2015

Team Bath student-employee Takumi Nishida (pictured) picked up the Above and Beyond award at the NASES Student Employee of the Year Awards on Tuesday (May 26), recognising his "outstanding" contribution to the Tribe programme. Takumi, who studies Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bath, coaches across a range of sports for Tribe, whilst also helping the Talent Development Centre on a voluntary basis. His Above and Beyond Award is described by the NASES as befitting...

Ivor Powell

10 May 2011

Title > President of TeamBath FC and Assistant Coach Date and Place of Birth > 1916, South Wales Athletes Coached > TeamBath Football Club Biography > Ivor was the seventh son of a seventh son, he started his working life down the mines and was spotted by Queen’s Park Rangers playing for South Wales League side Bargoed aged 17. Worked as an RAF physical trainer during the Second World War when he struck up a...

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