Turner moves from Bath to Loughborough

The Times today reports that University of Bath head coach Ian Turner, also the head coach to the hugely successful GB team at the recent World Championships, is to leave his post to take up a new role as England Head Coach based at the English Institute of Sport in Loughborough.

The change has been instigated by Bill Sweetenham, who described it as “moving the chess pieces in readiness for Olympic year”. Turner is expected to take up his new role in October upon his return to Britain form a national squad training camp on Australia’s gold coast.

“It provides an opportunity for another coach to take up the challenge at Bath.” Sweetenham said “After the Olympics, I