News Archive, Category: Training and Development Team

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...

Looking to combine study and sport? Applications being taken for 2015/16 Dual Career programme

20 May 2015

Combining study and high-performance sport can be a challenge – and one that becomes even tougher if you are an unfunded athlete. But the University of Bath Dual Career programme is helping to take the stress out of pursuing both sporting and academic excellence. And it is clearly having a positive impact, with current student athletes enjoying national and international success across a host of sports during 2014/15 including badminton, skiing, sailing, tennis and fencing....

Chris Burling – Sport Training and Development Manager

31 May 2013

Chris joined the senior management team in 2012 and manages Team Bath’s educational and training strategy, including the provision offered by the Team Bath National Fitness Academy, working closely with Further Education colleges and overseeing scholarship programmes. Chris followed his BSc with a period of coaching and fitness training, before qualifying as a specialist PE teacher. After achieving QTS, Chris completed an MA in Education. He worked in the FE sector for five years as...

Lynne Algar

26 April 2013

Title: Athlete Support Officer Joined Team Bath: February 2013 Lynne’s extensive academic and applied background in Sports Performance includes an MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of Limerick, and employment as a Physical Therapist and Triathlon coach in Ireland. She studied for a PhD that investigates ways to optimise athletic potential. Lynne’s roles at the University of Bath included the development, coordination and management of the athlete scholarship systems, and Team Bath Support Package....

Sarah McMillan – Programmes Coordinator

01 December 2010

Sarah is responsible for the coordination of all sport & fitness related qualifications within the teaching team. Sarah also works alongside the sports scholarships team acting as a Talented Athlete Lifestyle Advisor for TASS athletes as well as managing an international sports development initiative The IDEALS Zambia Project.

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