Tilly Brampton, the Associate Head Coach with Liberty Flames Field Hockey since 2016, passed away earlier today. Read on to learn how did Tilly Brampton die, what happened to her, and what was the cause of her sudden death.
Brampton was also a former Burgess Hill School field hockey captain. The Liberty Field Hockey program is mourning the loss of their highly skilled Associate Head Coach who died abruptly.
Who was Tilly Brampton?
Tilly Brampton was the Associate Head Coach of the Liberty Field Hockey program. She was a native of Sussex, England, and possessed experience playing at multiple levels. She was also the captain of the Burgess Hills School field hockey team.
Brampton also played for U-16, U-18, and U-21 South of England teams and the National League for Staines Hockey Club. She has also played for Boston College for one year as a graduate student where Brampton appeared in 18 games in 2010. She amassed two goals, one assist, and a game-winner against Northeastern.
After her stints as a player, Brampton acquired coaching duties, starting with instructing club and school teams in England. She later became a qualified physical education teacher. Since 2011, Brampton was the working with Liberty Field Hockey team, until 2016.
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How did Tilly Brampton die?
Tilly Brampton died on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. Her age at the time of her death is known but she was likely in her 30s. She was pretty young going by her appearance and fitness.
The tragic news of Tilly Brampton’s sudden death was announced by the official Liberty Field Hockey program on Twitter.
“The Liberty Field Hockey Family mourns the loss of one of our own.
“Tilly Brampton helped pioneer the program, remained on staff until 2016, and left a legacy that continues to push the program forward.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to all who knew her. We love you, Tilly.❤️,” they wrote while paying tribute to the associate head coach.
Tilly Brampton dead: What was her cause of death?
Tilly Brampton died suddenly this Wednesday at a very young age. However, the exact cause of her death is unknown at the time of writing. Neither the program she worked with nor her family has announced the cause of Tilly Brampton’s death.
It’s believed that Brampton was dealing with an unannounced illness which could’ve been the reason she left her role as the coach at Liberty Flames. However, nothing is confirmed at this moment.
We are trying to reach out to her family to gather more information about her sudden death. You can visit us later to get the latest updates.
Tributes Emerge for Tilly Brampton; Obituary & Funeral Awaited
Liber Field Hockey’s tribute to Tilly Brampton started a series of messages, wishes, and prayers for the late athlete and coach. The people who were close to her are remembering her for the skills and kindness she possessed.
Tilly Brampton was “known for her smile, spirit, heart, and enduring faith,” wrote Marshall Roberts Jr. the Assistant AD at Liberty Athletics.
He added: “Brampton will be missed by all.”
An obituary for Tilly Brampton is awaited from her family alongside the details for her funeral arrangements. We are trying to get in touch with her loved ones to have more information.
Our deepest condolences go out to them. May God let the departed soul rest easy.