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New General ManagerI am pleased to announce that Vicki Sutton will be acting as General Manager for Welsh Rowing starting on Monday 10th February on a 6 month secondment kindly supported by the Welsh Sports Association.
Vicki brings with her over 8 years’ experience in Sports Development in a variety of roles including a Performance remit in a NGB and a wealth of experience in coach development having previously worked for Sports Coach UK in Sports Development and Coaching and will be with us for 1.5 days per week until August.
Therefore the role will be very focussed including the following:
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact myself directly.
Welsh Rowing AGMThe Welsh Rowing AGM took place on Thursday 30th January and a big thank you to Monmouth Rowing Club for hosting the evening. With a good turnout of Members the votes were passed and new Board Directors were appointed. We are pleased to welcome Colin Hughes, Caroline Pascoe, Dawn Brace, David Phenis and Andrew Weeks onto the Board who will bring a variety of skills, expertise and innovation to help move Welsh Rowing forwards. Please click here to read a bit more about them. The sub committees are also increasing in size and we will shortly put on the website who is now involved in these committees and what they are looking at over the next 12 months.
To reinforce a key message from the AGM please do not hesitate to ask any questions at any time or to give us any feedback.
Welsh Open TrialsWelsh Open Trials are being held at Monmouth Rowing Club on Sunday 6th April 2014.
Please find poster here.
Athlete registration and selection policy can be found here.
Atlantic Watersports Games 2014Please see below information on the 20th Atlantic Watersports Games held in France on the 14th to 18th of July 2014.
Safeguarding Workshops AvailableSafeguarding workshops should be done by welfare officers and coaches of junior rowers, it is part of the reccommended minimum standards for coaches that this should be renewed every 3 years.
Severe weather forced the planned February workshop to be postponed till Wednesday 5th March 6-9pm at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff at a cost of £26 for British Rowing members, closing date for applications is the 21st February. Poster and application form here.
There is also a Safeguarding workshop being held at Monmouth leisure centre on Thursday 20th March 6-9pm, this workshop will cost £25 per person. If you would like to book onto this course please email Laura James
Cardiff City RC Dates Released
Cardiff City RC have updated details of events for 2014/2015 as follows:
For futher details please contact Cardiff City Rowing Club.
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