ERRC Coaching Page
Are you taking your first steps in to Coaching?
Do you want to improve your coaching technique and knowledge?
If so the Eastern Region Coach Education Committee can help…
Coaching in the Eastern Region is supported by the following people who are happy to answer your questions:
Vicky Parry, (Ely RC) Chairman of the National Coaching Committee Email
Jacq Barnard, (Deben Rowing Club) ERRC Club and Coach Co-ordinator / Coach Educator Email
Pete Forrest, (Peterborough City RC) Coach Educator Email
Jonathan Conder, (Jesus College Cambridge) Coach Educator Email
Katherine Morris, Fixed Seat Coach Educator, Email
Gabor Marton, Coach Educator Email
Sharon Noble Layng, Coach Educator Email
Steve Brown, Coach Educator Email
Steve Casey, Coach Educator Email
Mike Arnold, Coach Educator Email
Ian Bardrick, (Cantabs) Coach Educator Email
Dan Hetherington, Quality Assurance Email
Rory Semple, Quality Assurance Email
The Eastern Region Coaching Committee supports the development of coaches in a number of ways:
- Promoting the Coaching Pathway and Development of Coaches at all levels: BR Rower Development Pathway
- Delivering and assessing British Rowing coaching courses, workshops and training: BR Courses and qualifications
- Facilitating networking hubs
- Bringing coaches together for “Sharing Good Practice” days and through our Coaches Forum on Facebook:
- Offering mentors to newly qualified coaches
- Delivering training for Mentors
- Funding advice and financial support for coach training
A broad spectrum of coaching courses is offered by your County Sport Partnership. Your local CSP can be found at WWW.CSPNETWORK.ORG
Emergency Aid training:
The British Heart Foundation offers these courses free of charge. They also offer training for people to deliver the workshop. The link to the BHF site is
St John Ambulance offers community courses for £25 per head or £150 per club.
Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshops are available are through British Rowing, Sports Coach UK and your local CSP.
If you have any Education & Training needs or issues with course booking please contact the Coaching Team using the e-mail addresses above and we will be happy to help.
Funding is often available through your County Sports Partnership or local authority.
The Eastern Region is keen to support the training of coaches and funding of up to 33% is available for the Club Coach, Session Coach and Rowing Leader courses and may also be available for other British Rowing Courses.
Please download the application form located at the bottom of this page.
If you have any Education or Training needs or issues with course booking please contact the British Rowing Bedford office: firstname.lastname@example.org