ERRC Contact : Vicky Parry and Tim Messent

Coach Education

Who we are:

The Coach Education Team in the Eastern Region is led by Tim Messent who is the British Rowing Team Leader.

Team members are:

Vicky Parry, Chairman of the Eastern Region Coaching Committee (Isle of Ely Rowing Club) Tutor & Assessor
Mike Arnold (Cantabs Rowing Club) Tutor & Assessor
Ian Bardrick (Peterborough City Rowing Club) Assessor
Jeni Barnacle (Norwich  Rowing Club) Tutor & Assessor
Steve Brown (Peterborough City Rowing Club) Tutor & Assessor
Jonathan Conder (Cambridge 99 Rowing Club & Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club) Tutor
Sharon Noble-Layng (British Rowing Participation Team Leader) Tutor
Kes Stapleton (Peterborough City Rowing Club) Assessor & Verifier
David Wynne (Norwich Rowing Club) Tutor & Assessor

What we do:

The coach education team provide training and workshops throughout the Eastern Region including:

UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing:
The first award for coaching individuals on the water. It is aimed at beginner coaches, not just coaches of beginners, so is applicable to coaches working with all groups. You may be a former athlete or a parent wishing to begin coaching, a teacher or a coach with experience looking to gain formal recognition of your abilities.

Rowing Leaders Award:
An introduction to coaching for coaches working under the supervision of a qualified coach.

Including Coxing and Steering, Rigging and Safeguarding and Protecting Children are open to all coaches in the region or on demand to individual clubs.

We also organise workshops which are delivered by the British Rowing high performance coaches.

Please go to the ‘Courses’ tab on the main menu for the upcoming courses in our Region. You can also visit the British Rowing website by following this link