Coaching Scholars launch ‘Chester Rules’ sports and activities programme

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WITH COVID-19 causing many sports and physical activities to be restricted and social distancing in place, the Sport and Active Lifestyle Department introduced a number of fun and competitive social distancing sports and activities during Induction Week. ‘Chester Rules’ was the idea of the Vice-Chancellor and the Department continued to develop it, and came up with several social distancing sports and activities to keep student and staff active yet safe. 

 These activities were organised and run by a new group of Coaching Scholars who are sponsored by the Vice-Chancellor to help deliver these activities. The Coaching Scholars are all current Master’s level students at the University and, as well as coaching their respective sports, they have been charged with leading all the ‘Chester Rules’ sports and activities. Activities include social distance football, hockey, archery, footgolf, foot badminton, badminton, frisbee, urban golf, outdoor fitness classes, cricket, table tennis, tennis, outdoor fitness classes, walk and talk and many more. 

Over 250 students got involved across Chester and Warrington and activities will continue through the term. Keep an eye out on our social media sites (Instagram: uocsportactivelifestyle and Facebook: UoC SportandActiveLifestyle) for more information regarding the ‘Chester Rules’ activities over the coming weeks and months. 

Coaching Scholars:

Francessca Hummel

Francessca Hummel
Master’s: Policing, Law Enforcement and Security
Sport: Netball

Harrison Barnet

Harrison Barnet
Master’s: Sports Coaching and Development
Sport: Hockey

Nicole Fisher

Nicole Fisher
Course: Chemical Engineering
Sport: Cricket and Netball

Gemma Taylor

Gemma Taylor
Master’s: Sports Medicine
Sport: Lacrosse

James Bethel

James Bethel
Master’s: Sports Management and Leadership
Sport: Wrestling/MMA

Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas
Master’s: Sports Coaching and Development
Sport: Hockey

Meghan Parker

Meghan Parker
Master’s: History
Sport: Netball

James Gough

James Gough
Master’s: Sports Science – Performance Analysis
Sport: Rugby Union