Jimmy grew up in Bath and went on to play for eleven years for
then Amateur club starting in the 80s. During this successful
period he went on to make nearly 100 first team appearances being
involved in three cup finals at Twickenham.
He joined Bath Rugby in May 2001 as a part time Community Coach and
has headed up the Foundation since November 2003. An RFU Level
three qualified coach, he has coached the successful Bath Rugby
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Caryl born in West Wales joined the Bath Rugby team in 2008
as a community coach delivering tag rugby across BaNES.
A keen rugby player and RFU Level 2 coach, she has gained
Welsh National honours playing in the Six Nations and the
2010 Women’s World Cup. With the expansion of Bath Rugby
Foundation she now leads the Inclusion Project and the
Volunteer/Bursary & Apprenticeship scheme for the charity.
Since qualifying as an NVQ Assessor in 2010, the Foundation
run an apprenticeship scheme, where young students are trained
to become qualified and competent coaches within the community.
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Having lived in Bath all his life, Joe has played rugby with a
passion from a young age for a variety of local teams, as well
as representing and captaining his side at county level.
During his studies at 6th form, Joe was also a member of the
Foundation’s Bursary programme which enabled him to commit
to to develop his coaching skills and gain experience within
the industry. In September 2012 he then progressed on to
become a Foundation apprentice and is now a full-time member
of the Foundation team, working on projects involving Inclusion
disability coaching, Up&Unders, HITZ and the School of Tag programme.
On completion of the apprenticeship, Joe will be a fully qualified
UKCC Level 1 Rugby Union coach and will have gained an NVQ level 2
in Activity Leadership.
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Having been born and bred in Bath, Henry has played rugby for
a number of years including school and the Bath Rugby youth team.
Henry moved onto Millfield School where he completed a BTEC Diploma in
Sport in his A level years. Over time he has gained a passion for
volunteering and coaching through a number of opportunities.
During the summer he volunteered for the Foundations ‘Up & Unders’
programme helping out children aged 2 to 7 with gross motor skill.
Henry is now full time on the Apprenticeship scheme. He will be
working on projects involving Inclusion disability coaching,
Up&Unders, HITZ and the School of Tag programme. On completion of
the apprenticeship, Henry will be a fully qualified UKCC Level 1
Rugby Union coach and will have gained an NVQ level 2 in Activity Leadership.
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Vicky has been involved with the Foundation since she began
as a volunteer in 2005, and has worked full time since 2007.
Working in the Foundation team makes every day an exciting
challenge, and no two days are ever the same. Vicky particularly
enjoys the buzz of helping children across a wide range of ages
to discover new abilities they didn’t know they had.
She is a trained teacher and also a qualified interpreter and translator.
An RFU Level 2 coach, she also plays for Bath Rugby Ladies
and is proud to have represented them over 100 times.
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Catherine has been involved with the Bath Rugby Foundation
since 2010 when she started on the apprenticeship; where she
coached in projects such as Up&Unders, AVIVA tag, Inclusion
and many other foundation projects.
Catherine played rugby for Walcott a local team from a young age
and has progressed through to England talent development group for
u18’s as well as representing at both regional and county levels
whilst playing club rugby for Bath Ladies.