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.
Read more: McCue appointed full time Head Coach for University Rowing Aberdeen
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
Four medals for Hart-Winks as Scotland tops the table at Beach Sprint Championships
Posted: 21 August, 2018
Robyn Hart-Winks came away with the lion’s share of medals as Scotland topped the medal table at the inaugural Commonwealth Beach Rowing Sprint Championships in Poole, Dorset.
Read more: Four medals for Hart-Winks as Scotland tops the table at Beach Sprint Championships
Posted: 20 August, 2018
Thank you to those clubs that have sent in questions for the GDPR Workshop which is taking place tomorrow. Your questions will be answered during the workshop but unfortunately technical issues mean we are no longer able to live stream the session. The workshop will being recorded and we will be share the audio recording the following week.
Apologies for any disappointment.
Bronze for Leask Completes Scottish Medal Hat-trick
Posted: 5 August 2018
Having been drafted into Britain’s men’s double sculls crew at the last minute as a replacement for Glasgow’s Angus Groom, who fell sick, Edinburgh’s Harry Leask and his partner Jack Beaumont took bronze medals in a blanket finish of their final, with just over a second separating the first four crews.
Read more: Bronze for Leask Completes Scottish Medal Hat-trick
McDonald strikes a balance to win World University gold in China
Posted: 20 August, 2018
Lochwinnoch’s Emma McDonald won gold in the women’s eight at the 2018 FISU World University Rowing Championships in Shanghai whilst a further two athletes from Edinburgh University also made the top of the podium.
Read more: McDonald strikes a balance to win World University gold in China
World Class Start programme determined to recruit its first Lanarkshire athlete
Posted: 4 August, 2018
Youngsters from as far afield as Helensburgh, Edinburgh, East Renfrewshire and even Carlisle have joined the Strathclyde Park-based Start programme, which aims to identify young athletes with the potential to become Olympic medallists.
Read more: World Class Start programme determined to recruit its first Lanarkshire athlete