Ben Coombes, Director of Sport

  • County Hockey and Tennis player
  • Coach Cobham RFC Withycombe RFC, North Dorset RFC
  • RFUW Devon and South West coach 1998-2001
  • Head Coach for Clifton WRFC, Premier league Champions and Nationals 7’s winners 2001-2
  • RFUW England Students coach 2002-4
  • RFUW Academy and Super 14’s coach 2003-5.
  • RFUW skills coach 2005-9.
  • Manager and coach SW Barbarians Under 13’s

Joe Emsley

  • Bradford on Avon 1st team rugby 2003-present
  • Junior county Hockey
  • Formerly self-employed personal trainer
  • Strength & Conditioning coach BOA RFC 2010
  • Competed in a number of adventure races including Scotland Coast to Coast
  • Work placement with London Wasps RFC and London Scottish RFC
  • Formerly an All Hallows pupil (a very naughty one)


Ann Lydon

  • Somerset Junior County Hockey
  • Sussex Senior County Hockey
  • Somerset Senior County Hockey
  • Sussex Senior County Squash
  • Captained Ladies First Squash Teams: Sussex-Eastbourne and Cooden, Kent-Hawkhurst
  • Club Champion in Open and Handicap Competitions in annual competitions over a period of years at Eastbourne/Cooden/Hawkhurst
  • Played for Purley Squash Club on the London Circuit
  • Coached men and womens’ squash teams
  • Won the Sporting Personality of the Year Award for Cheddar Valley!

Lucy MacKenzie

  • Dorset County Tennis 90-92
  • Junior England (92) & U21 Lacrosse Captain (95)
  • U24 England tour to USA 1995
  • England B Squad 1997
  • Army & Inter Services Downhill Ski Champion 2001
  • West of England Lacrosse Team 2012
  • South West Lacrosse Team 2013
  • Best Female Athlete North Uist Highland Games 2012 & 2013
  • Eton Dorney Sprint Triathlon September 2013

Becks Venner-Coombes, Head of Girls' Games

  • County Hockey & Netball
  • Has represented England at Rugby in the European Championships
  • Qualified Sports Scientist
  • Qualified Sports Masseur
  • Polo Championships , 2nd 2006, 2nd 2007,2008
  • Enjoys cycling and all aspects of an outdoor life!


Charlotte Hunter

  • Former All Hallows pupil
  • Somerset County Junior & Senior Squads
  • Has enjoyed Hockey tours to Singapore, Malaysia and Lanzarote
  • Shepton Mallet Hockey Squads - Junior & Senior
  • University of St Mark & St John Hockey 1st Squad
  • Previously coached Shepton Mallet Junior Teams and Sunny Hill school teams
  • Best sports woman 2007 at Bruton School for Girls

Kate Cleverley

  • County Tennis, Cricket and Hockey for Buckinghamshire
  • England Cricket U16 training squad
  • Played 1st team tennis for University of Wales Institute Cardiff
  • Somerset Rookie Coach of the year in 2008
  • Runner's up in the Roger's Cup (Ladies Somerset team golf competition

Andy Roberts

  • Sports Coaching at Millfield School
  • Bridgewater Cricket Club 1st XI
  • Somerset Youth Cricket - U11s to Academy
  • Somerset Schools Football Representative
  • Keen runner
  • Avid reader of Sporting autobiographies!