News Archive, Tag: Stephen Baddeley

Another top treat for fans set for September

Team Bath sign up to British Fast5 All-Stars event

24 May 2017

Team Bath are the fifth Netball Superleague team to be confirmed for the British Fast5 All-Stars Championship at The O2, London on Saturday, September 23. Team Bath moved into the Netball Superleague top four with victory over Sirens last Friday evening, their sixth consecutive win, with two matches now left to play. In September they will face many of the same teams in a new prize-money event sanctioned by England Netball and to be staged...

Athletics legend Colin Jackson officially opens cutting-edge Team Bath Gym

07 September 2016

Athletics legend Colin Jackson returned to his former University of Bath training base on Wednesday to officially open the extensively-refurbished Team Bath Gym. The double World 110m hurdles champion was joined by gym members, University of Bath staff and representatives of Matrix Fitness UK – the company that has kitted out the gym with new state-of-the-art equipment – as he cut a Blue and Gold ribbon in the Sports Training Village facility. “It gives me great...

Sprinters Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton join Rio-bound contingent after Paralympic Games selection

26 July 2016

Teenage sprinters Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton today became the latest University of Bath-based athletes to be selected by ParalympicsGB for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Nineteen-year-old Kamlish – who competed at London 2012 (pictured) – had her place confirmed in the second wave of athletics selections, three days after setting a new T44 100m national record at the IPC Grand Prix Final. That run of 13.35 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London was the third fastest...

Team Bath Netball won bronze in the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague

An exciting future for Team Bath Netball as Superleague expands

27 June 2016

Team Bath Netball are looking to the future with great excitement after their status as the Vitality Superleague franchise for the South West of England was confirmed by England Netball for another four years. The decision follows a rigorous tender process by England Netball, which saw Team Bath overcome strong competition from other bidders. University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley led a presentation to England Netball which reflected not only pride in Team...

(Clockwise from top left) Tom Church (MJ Church Director), Ben McLeod (MJ Church Land Surveyor), Ben Staff (MJ Church Operations Director), Conrad Williams (MJ Church Plant Hire Coordinator), Ann Kyte (MJ Church Office Manager), Hannah Whittle (MJ Church Event & Sales Coordinator), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport), Jess Church (MJ Church Event Waste Manager), Tom Nelson (MJ Church Waste Management Graduate), Rachel Shaw (netball), Jay Lelliott (swimming), Sophie Kamlish (athletics) and Piers Gilliver (wheelchair fencing).

Building winners as Team Bath forges exciting new partnership with South-West business MJ Church

14 June 2016

Proven medal-winning athletes from four different sports teamed up today to meet Team Bath’s new partner MJ Church. With 50 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games falling tomorrow (Wednesday), the news that Team Bath has a backer prepared to support grass-roots through to the elite was a significant boost to the whole family of sports based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. World number one wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver, who is seeking...

Team GB modern pentathlon team announcement for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Team GB select four University of Bath-based modern pentathletes for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

08 June 2016

Pentathlon GB’s Joe Choong, Jamie Cooke, Kate French and Samantha Murray today became the latest University of Bath-based athletes to be selected to represent Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The quartet were officially confirmed as being Britain’s modern pentathlon representatives during a team announcement at Hyde Park Barracks in London on Wednesday. All four train at the University of Bath, which has proudly hosted Pentathlon GB’s National Performance Centre since 1999 during...

Home quartet heading to Rio as Team GB announce swimming squad at University of Bath

21 April 2016

The road to Rio once again passed directly through the University of Bath today as Team GB officially announced their swimming squad for this summer’s Olympic Games at the Sports Training Village. The team includes four British Swimming National Centre Bath athletes who train in the London 2012 Legacy Pool – Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Chris Walker-Hebborn and Andrew Willis. They were joined at the STV for the announcement by several other members of the...

Stephen Baddeley welcomes Pamela Cookey into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Team Bath Netball legend Pamela Cookey welcomed into Hall of Fame for Sport

28 March 2016

Team Bath Netball legend Pamela Cookey returned to the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Easter Monday for a very special ceremony. The former England captain, who won five Superleague titles in Blue and Gold between 2006 and 2013, became the latest inductee into the University’s Hall of Fame for Sport. The ceremony took place in front of more than 1,000 netball fans in the Team Bath Arena and thousands watching on Sky Sports during Team Bath’s televised Superleague win against...

Heather Stanning is welcomed into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley. Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight

Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

04 March 2016

Reigning Olympic, World and European rowing champion Heather Stanning today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Stanning first took up rowing while studying Sports Technology at the University and developed her talent with the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based at the Sports Training Village (STV) and Minerva Bath Rowing Club. Aspiring Olympians currently on the Start Programme joined members of Minerva and the University’s Boat Club...

BUCS Big Wednesday logo

University of Bath proud to host BUCS Big Wednesday 2017 – a celebration of student sport

10 December 2015

The University of Bath will play host to hundreds of the best student-athletes from across the country after being announced as the venue for BUCS Big Wednesday 2017. The prestigious event will be staged during the University’s 50th-anniversary year and feature more than 40 finals across 15 sports – all taking place at the £30million Sports Training Village and Founders Sports Hall in one action-packed day. BUCS Big Wednesday marks the culmination of the British Universities...

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