Swann shines on return to Boston
Posted: 13 November, 2018
Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Polly Swann continued her impressive return to rowing after topping the rankings at the GB Rowing Team 1st Assessment in Boston, Lincolnshire on Sunday.
The 30-year-old medical student from the University of Edinburgh was the fastest female sculler down the 5 kilometre course on the River Witham just under a second ahead of Leander Club’s Ruth Siddorn. Fellow Edinburgh University student Lucy Glover finished in fourth place.
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Online Registration Open - Scottish Rowing J16 Land Camp
Posted: 12 November, 2018
Scottish Rowing is now accepting online registration for the Scottish Rowing J16 Land Camp taking place at the sportscotland National Sports Training Centre at Inverclyde, Largs, from 7-9 December 2018.
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Strathclyde Country Park Access Restrictions - 4th & 5th November 2018
November 1, 2018
North Lanarkshire Council have advised that the loch at Strathclyde Country Park will be open for use on the 4th November but there will be access restrictions to the concourse due to work being carried out in the run up to the annual firework display.
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Scottish Rowing Centre has a bright future
Posted: 19 October, 2018
Scottish Rowing is determined to make the Scottish Rowing Centre a key asset for Scotland’s rowing community after returning it to its original use primarily as a rowing training centre.
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World Masters Rowing Regatta 2018
Posted: 9 October, 2018
Last week the World Masters Rowing Regatta was held in Sarasota, Florida. This event saw athletes from across the world from Russia to Brasil, from Germany to Canada race across four days.
Although it was hot and humid, Strathclyde Park's duo of Ailie Ord and Gillian Connal headed out and joined up with GPA of Brazil and Rocky Mountain Rowing Club of Denver to take part.
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Coaching & Volunteering Opportunities - Scottish Rowing Junior Development Programme
Posted: 15 September 2018
Would you like to be part of building an exciting team?
Would you like to be involved in helping Scotland’s upcoming junior athletes train and prepare?
Could you add value to our team whilst getting the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge?
It is an exciting time to be involved in rowing whether you are a coach, athlete, administrator or parent and we are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious coaches and volunteers to help us create a first-class development experience and to support the delivery of our Junior Performance Development Programme.
The Scottish Rowing Junior Development Programme aims to improve the overall depth and standard of junior rowing in Scotland whilst also supporting the long-term development of Scottish junior rowers identified on a performance pathway.
In order to support an increased programme of activity during the 2018-19 season Scottish Rowing is seeking expressions of interest for Junior Development Coaches and Junior Development Support roles.
More information is available HERE.
McCue appointed full time Head Coach for University Rowing Aberdeen
Posted: 7 September, 2018
Former GB rower, Lewis McCue, has been rewarded for his success leading the emerging University Rowing Aberdeen (URA) programme after being appointed its full-time head coach.
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How Perri McCluskey leapt from beginner to Scotland Rowing Team
Posted: 30 August, 2018
Stirling University student, Perri McCluskey, has made the jump from beginner rower to Scotland Rowing Team competitor in just over a year.
And, having been discovered by British Rowing’s World Class Start programme, this could just be the start of the 19-year-old’s career in the sport.
Read more: How Perri McCluskey leapt from beginner to Scotland Rowing Team
Scottish Rowing AGM - 14th October, 2018
Posted: 24 August, 2018
The Scottish Rowing AGM will take place on the 14th October at Strathclyde Park. Details will follow with the formal notice of the meeting. Member clubs are reminded that should they wish to table a resolution at the AGM, this needs to be submitted in writing 30 clear days before the meeting i.e. 13h September 2018.
Andy Barton appointed Scottish Rowing Club Support Manager
Posted: 24 August, 2018
Andy Barton, the popular former Director of Rowing at Glasgow University BC who oversaw roaring growth at the club, has been appointed Scottish Rowing’s Club Support Manager.
In this new role, which comes as part of Scottish Rowing’s Regional Development programme relaunch, Barton has responsibility for developing the tools and resources to help club leaders manage and build successful sustainable clubs. As part of his remit he is also the regional lead for the West.
Read more: Andy Barton appointed Scottish Rowing Club Support Manager