Ultimate Frisbee

Meet the Coaches

Head Coaches

James Bauld

Years Played: 10 
Playing History 
East Midlands Open 2010-14, Clapham 2014/15, Chevron 2016/17
GB U23 Mixed 2013, GB Men 2015
Coaching History 
East Midlands Open 2013/14
GB U24 2017-18

National Champion 2015
European Club Champion 2015
European Champion 2015

James started playing Ultimate in 2009 at the University of Birmingham and soon started playing for the local club team East Midlands Open (EMO). By 2013, James was in a coach and captain role for both the University in their run to Bronze at Indoor and Outdoor nationals, and qualification of EMO to the World Ultimate Clubs Championship (WUCC) in 2014. James also played for the GB u23 mixed squad in Toronto in 2013. Following a successful WUCC 2014 campaign in Lecco, where EMO finished 15th in the world, James was successful in being selected for the GB Mens squad for the 2015 European Championships, where they won gold. James was also a member of Clapham Ultimate in 2015 for their 15th consecutive National Gold medal and 6th European gold medal. Moving back to the midlands in 2016, James played for Chevron Action Flash and assisted with coaching the GB u24 mens team for the 2017 season.


Rosie Hudson

Years Played: 5

Playing History 
UoN 2014-17
Akka Ultimate 2015-16
Nottingham Flyght Club 2014, 2019-present
Coaching History
UoNU Assistant Coach 2016-17


Rosie started playing Ultimate in 2014 with UONU, as well as joining Nottingham's Flyght Club in the same year. Rosie was the women's Student Coach in her final year at Nottingham, assisting the head coaches with both training and development. During her year abroad she played for Akka Ultimate, one of Sweden's top teams, and went on to win several international indoor tournaments with them, in both Sweden and Denmark. Since graduating in 2017, Rosie has continued playing for a few different clubs, including Purple Cobras, Dragonstorm and DK, and since moving back to the Midlands in August 2019, has now returned to Flyght Club.

Player Coaches

Thomas Kirby

Years Played:
Course: Mech Eng
Year of Study: 4
Playing History 
UoN 2015-present
East Midlands Open 2016-present
Coaching History 
UoNU Club Coach 2016

BUCS Trophy Champion x4

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Events Co-ordinator
Zhen Xin Ong
Men's Co-ordinator and Welfare Officer
Kyle Lin Shu'an
Joel Sebastian Arthur Miller
Publicity Officer
George Thomas Vandrill
Hannah Booth
Social Secretary
Simon Peter Plummer
Sarah Rachel Potter
Marina Symington
Women's Co-ordinator and Welfare Officer
Maya Israel