News Archive, Category: Alumni

Frazier Christie

29 October 2014

[caption id="attachment_56971" align="alignright" width="292"] Frazier Christie in training with the GB Rowing Team Start programme[/caption] Sport / Event > Rowing Biography > Frazier combined studying Economics with training as a member of the GB Rowing Start Programme at the University of Bath, graduating from both in 2015. A talented sculler and coached by Dan Harris, he made his GB Rowing Team debut that summer at the World U23 Championships in the men's quadruple scull. Frazier...

Sam Courty

29 October 2014

Sport/Event > Rowing Date and Place of Birth > Coached by > Dan Harris Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2011 Course of Study > Sport and Exercise Science (graduate) Club > Bath University Rowing Club Biography > Former equestrian rider Sam first took up rowing when she began studying at the University of Bath in 2011 and secured a place on the GB Rowing Team’s Start programme.  A Santander Sports Scholarship at the University...

Scott Hobson

26 June 2014

Title: Head Coach Date and Place of Birth: 1988, Cornwall Clubs: Bath Rugby, Cornish Pirates Biography: An ex-professional rugby player with Bath Rugby and Cornish Pirates, he represented England as at U18, U19 & U20 levels. A promising young player, his career was cut short due to injury in 2012 while contracted to Bath Rugby. A Sports Performance student at the University of Bath, he also coaches the University rugby teams, while assisting with coaching...

Toby Heaton

01 May 2014

Sport/Event > Rowing Date and Place of Birth > 9 March 1996, Swindon, UK Height > 194.5cm Weight > 78kg Coached by > Dan Harris Date Arrived at Team Bath > July 2012 Course of Study > A Levels Length of Course > 2 years Clubs > Minerva Bath Occupation > Student Biography > Toby trialled for the Team GB World Class Start Programme in June 2012 having had no previous experience of rowing. His...

Sara Parfett

01 October 2012

Sport/Event > Rowing Date and Place of Birth > 8 October 1991, Gravesend, UK Height > 177cm Weight > 69kg Coached by > Dan Harris Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2010 Course of Study > Biology (graduate) Length of Course > 4 years Clubs > Team Bath Swimming Crew Bath Biography > Sara started rowing in 2010 as an extra sport alongside Team Bath performance swimming but it soon became her main sport...

Marcus Bateman

16 August 2012

Sport/Event > Rowing, men's openweight reserve Date and Place of Birth > 1982, Bermuda, Hometown:  Devon, Torquay Height > 198 cm Weight > 102 kg Coached by > Richard Tinkler Boat > Open Men's Coxed Four Club > Reading University BC Biography > Marcus graduated from the University of Bath with a Sports Technology degree. In 2012 he won bronze with the GB men's eight at the Munich World Cup and silver, again with the...

Tamsin Brewer

15 July 2012

Sport/Event > Rowing (Sculling) Place of Birth > Bath, UK Height > 178cm Coached by > Andy Taylor of Bradford on Avon Rowing Club Date started the Talent Development Programme > 27 February 2012 School of Study> Ralph Allen School Clubs > Bradford on Avon Rowing Club Biography > Tamsin started rowing in October 2009; concentrating on single sculls and has sculled competitively in doubles and singles. Four wins at regattas in 2011. Headline Result...

Adam Freeman-Pask

09 June 2012

Sport / Event > Rowing, men’s lightweight reserve Date and Place of Birth > 19 June 1985, Windsor, UK Height > 185cm Weight > 70kg Biography > Adam graduated from the University of Bath with a Natural Sciences degree in 2006. His rowing achievement include golds in the lightweight men’s pair at both the 2012 Munich and Belgrade World Cups. Adam has been named as GB rowing team reserves for the London 2012 Olympic Games...

Helen Glover

06 May 2012

Sport / Event: Rowing (womens pair, with Heather Stanning) Date and Place of Birth: 17 June 1986, Truro, UK Height: 178cm Weight: 70kg Biography: All-rounder Helen grew up in Penzance in a sporty family and from an early age was involved in sport. At the age of 14 she was playing hockey for the England satellite squad, captaining her county team and also playing tennis and swimming for her county. After being selected to run...

David Smith

15 January 2012

Sport / Event > ParalympicsGB mixed coxed fours crew Date and Place of Birth > 21 April 1978, UK Height > 195cm Weight > 100kg Course of Study > Sports Performance graduate at the University of Bath Biography > At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Dave raced in the LTA mixed coxed four with crewmates Pamela Relph, Naomi Riches, James Roe and (cox), Lily van den Broecke. The crew won a fine Gold medal...

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