Ormesby Talent Development Squad
TEES VALLEY SCHOOL GAMES – 21 June 2016
Well done Katie!!!
Katie Bates won all her games when she represented Redcar and Eston in the table tennis event at the 2016 Tees Valley School Games. The event took place on Tuesday 21 June at Middlesbrough Sports Village. Katie’s team, who played in the year 5 and 6 girls event finished in third place.
Several other children from Bankfields School in Eston took part including Danielle Pears who played in the same team as Katie.
Taking part in the years 5 to 6 boys event and also from Bankfields School were William Morris, Josh Brierley and Jack Bailey.
As well as the team from Redcar and Eston there were teams from Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton Northfield, Stockton Central and Middlesbrough.
CHINA VISIT March and April 2016
Hoping to improve their table tennis skill are from left to right above: Joshua Weatherby, Sam Kwan, Charlotte Weatheby, Kieran Wardell, Gene Mcghee and Jasmine Wong.
Six of the Ormesby Talent Development Squad are currently visiting China with their coach Hong Peebles.
The children will be in China for almost three weeks during the Easter Holidays from the end of March to beginning of April.
CHINA July and August 2015
Several of the Ormesby Talent development squad flew to China of Saturday 1 August for some intensive table tennis coaching.
Hong Hong Peebles is leading the group who will also be accompanied by two of the children’s parents.
DARIUS KNIGHT WITH THREE OF THE TALENT DEVELOPMENT SQUAD
Left to right: Lola McGhee, Darius Knight, Gene McGhee and Kieran Wardell
Ormesby’s British Premier League player Darius Knight broke off from his practice session to have his picture taken with three of Hong Peebles Talent Development Squad.
Two days later on march 15th 2015 the Ormesby Premier League players were crowned Senior British Premier League Champions
ORMESBY’S TALENT DEVELOPMENT SQUAD – 19 FEBRUARY 2015
CHINESE NEW YEAR
Children from the Talent Development Squad are pictured above from left to right back row: Hong Peebles, Hong’s son Robin Peebles and Zehong Huang.
Middle row: Jonah Hannaway, Justin Wong, Adam Gent, Kieran Wardell and Thomas Rayner.
Front row: Eliza Hannaway, Lola McGhee, Gene McGhee, Jasmin Wong and Lucy Gent.
TOM RAYNER WINS THE UNDER 11’s AT DARLINGTON
Thomas Rayner won the Cadet Boys Singles at the Darlington 2 star and is seen above being presented with his trophy by the mayor of Darlington Councillor Gerald Lee.
TALENT DEVELOPMENT SQUAD MULTI – BALL SESSION
In the picture Lola McGhee is seen having a one to one session with coach Hong Peebles while Gene McGhee and Thomas Rayner patiently wait for their turn.
STOCKTON 4* UNDER 13 GIRLS WINNER – JASMIN WONG
Ormesby Talent Development Squad member Jasmin Wong was presented with her Under 13 girls winners cheque by Alan Ransome at the Stockton 4* Tournment at Thornaby Pavillon on Saturday 25 October 2014.
CHARLOTTE WEATHERBY WINNER OF THE NORTH EAST REGION CADET QUALIFICATIONS
Charlotte Weatherby a member of the Ormesby Talent Development Squad won the Cadet Girls event in the North East Region Qualifications at Ormesby on Sunday 12 October. As well as winning the Cadet Girls Charlotte also qualified for the Junior Girls finishing in third place.
Charlotte was presented with her certificate by Ormesby Table Tennis Club Chairman Alan Ransome and will now go to Preston to play in the finals.
GENE AND LOLA McGHEE MEET PAUL AND JO DRINKHALL
Pictured left to right: Gene, Jo Drinkhall holding Millie, Paul and Lola
Ormesby Talent Development Squad members Gene and Lola McGhee were thrilled to meet Paul and Jo Drinkhall after finishing their training session with Hong Peebles on Friday 12 September 2014.
Jo who plays for Barrow in the British Premier League had come for a practice at Ormesby Table Tennis Club before her matches that were due to start the following day.
Lola and her brother Gene who started playing table tennis in February 2014, are now beginning to show real talent for the game. Lets hope they are as successful as Jo and Paul have been. Gene is about the same age as Paul when he began playing table tennis at the Ormesby Club.
ORMESBY’S TALENT DEVELOPMENT SQUAD
Above are children from the Talent Development Squad at Bankfield Primary School Eston who are players with the potential to become members of the main group.
Pictured left to right above are three of the children in the the newly formed Talent Development Squad, Lucy Gent, Gene McGhee and Lola McGhee
In the pictured below left to right are Coach Hong Peebles, Gene McGhee, Charlotte Weatherby, Lola McGhee, Justin Wong, Thomas Rayner, Jasmin Wong, Kieran Wardell, Adam Gent, Lucy Gent and Josh Weatherby
In the picture above the children from Ormesby Table Tennis Club’s Talent Development Squad can be seen under the collage of photographs of previous Ormesby Table Tennis Club’s International players from the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s . The collage includes Nicky Jarvis who is running the new Talent Development Scheme. There are at present three other Talent Development centres across England as well as the one at Ormesby.
ORMESBY HOPES ELITE SQUAD
The Ormesby ‘ Hopes’ Program has now moved into its third stage when the first coaching session for the newly formed Hopes Elite Squad was held at Ormesby Table Tennis Club on Monday 14 May 2012.
Twelve children took part in the session along with four of the more experience Ormesby young players, Alec Ward, Joshua Harland, Michael Ashwell and Aaron Uppal who are helping to provide extra help in the sessions.
Alan Ransome and Steve Brunskill two of the clubs top coaches ran the session and will continue to run them on three nights per week.
HOPES LEVEL 1
Pictured above – James Dale age 9 left and Sonnie Alder, two of the young boys taking part in the Level 2 stage of Ormesby ‘Hopes’.