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UCAPP Supported Athletes 2022/23

UCAPP Supported Athletes 2022/23

Below are the University of Cambridge students currently supported by UCAPP. We will be releasing one profile each week so remember to check back regularly. 

Luke McCarron (Triathlon)

Luke McCarron is a medical student and triathlete at the University of Cambridge. His sporting highlights including winning a silver medal at the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) triathlon championships and leading the Cambridge mens triathlon team to their first BUCS medal. In addition Luke is currently English national triathlon champion and Irish national aquathlon champion. Through his example Luke hopes to inspire more people to continue their sporting journeys while balancing their academic aspirations at the same time.


Raghul Parthipan (Powerlifting)

Raghul is a Team GB Powerlifter and is a PhD student at Cambridge. His competitive highlights include representing GB at the European Bench Press Championships and winning British Universities in two consecutive years in different weight-classes. He has also been extensively involved in the Cambridge University Powerlifting Club, Captaining the Men's side this year, and works to improve accessibility of the sport and share its wide-ranging benefits with more people. As a PhD student, he works on the climate issue. He develops probabilistic machine learning to improve climate models. Doing this can help us create better predictions of our future climate so we can take appropriate actions to prepare ourselves for the future.


Adam Dray (Athletics)

Angus Harrington (Athletics)

Anna Saunter (Lacrosse)

Beatrice Wood (Athletics)

Benjamin Adams (Squash)

Brandon Teh (Powerlifting)

Dan Twine (Fencing)

Emily Brown (Dancesport)

Emma Jones (Cricket)

Henri Kopra (Fencing)

Isabelle Howse (Netball)

Jade Popoola (Netball)

James Ackland (Orienteering)

Jamie Edgerton (Athletics)

Jan Helmich (Para-Rowing)

Jeremy Dempsey (Athletics)

Joe Massingham (Athletics)

Louise Shanahan (Athletics)

Luke McCarron (Triathlon)

Matthew Fall (Speed Climbing)

Nancy Scott (Athletics)

Niamh Bridson Hubbard (Athletics)

Peter Molloy (Orienteering)

Phoebe Barker (Triathlon)

Raghul Parthipan (Powerlifting)

Reese Robinson (Athletics)

Rob MacLennan (Fencing)

Rudi Bruijn-Yard (Fencing)

Sannah Zaman (Cycling)


Prospective athletes need to complete the UCAPP application form which is downloadable below.  A panel, consisting of sport service representatives as well as external personnel will review all applications.

How to apply?

UCAPP Application Form

If you have any questions regarding UCAPP please contact Tristan Coles by email at ucapp@sport.cam.ac.uk or call on 01223 336580.