Tracy Muir is the regional representative who sits on the National Coaching Committee
The National Coaching Committee is established to develop and champion coaching and coaches providing information and advice to the BR Sport Committee.
It provides and supports education and training of coaches to achieve high levels of coaching at every level in the sport. It is able to do this through a forum for discussion and communication for coaches through their regional representatives. By the sharing of good practise, ideas and knowledge it continues to develop national programmes for coach education including qualifications and seminars.
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:
Tracy Muir, (Sudbury) Chair of the ERRC Coaching Committee, Coach Educator Email
Vicky Parry, (Ely RC) Chairman of the National Coaching Committee Email
See also the Coach Education in the East page for a list of our tutors and assessors
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 Active Sport Partnership (formerly County Sports Partnership). Your local ASP can be found at https://www.activepartnerships.org/
Emergency First 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
British Rowing have confirmed that courses from UK Coaching will be accepted as meeting the requirements for Coaches. Courses from UK Coaching are available here
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
Coaches’ handbooks, logbooks and activity cards are available for purchase from British Rowing here
If you can’t find the course that you need at the time that you need it please click on the BR ‘Request a course‘ button and send BR your requirements. If there is enough known demand in a given area, additional courses can be scheduled.