Staff Update

We have some more new faces at British Rowing. If you need any advice or assistance in these areas please don’t hesitate to contact the relevant staff member as detailed below. 

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Ross Chadwick – Online Projects Officer

Ross began working with British Rowing towards the end of September. Ross, joins the IT team working with websites and our various online projects such as online entry and club audits.

Ross can be contacted on 020 8237 6715 or



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Laura Thompson – Communications Development Officer

Laura joined the IT team at the start of November with a primary focus on developing and enhancing communications across British Rowing online projects. On a typical day in the office you can expect to find Laura working on the website, RowHow, newsletters and social media.  

Laura can be contacted on 020 8237 6716 or



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Annabel Kehoe – Explore Rowing Activity Coordinator

Annabel started with the Explore Rowing team at British Rowing in mid November. Annabel is planning and coordinating various rowing events across the country. Whilst based at the Hammersmith headquarters, you can expect to see Annabel spending more time working with clubs to organise Explore Rowing events throughout 2011. 

Annabel can be contacted on 020 8237 6718 or



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James Lee GB Rowing Team Sports Administrator

James joined the GB Rowing Team in the middle of October this year. Working as part of the administration team, James supports GB Rowing in international competition with specific responsibilities in the Technical, Medical and Sports Science Programmes.

James can be contacted on 020 8237 6774 or



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Sharon Noble-Layng – Coaching Development Officer

Sharon joined the Coaching & Development Team in September and is based at our Bedford Office.  She is working with Team Leader, Kes Stapleton, to support clubs and volunteers with our rowing programmes in the Eastern Region.  As part of her role Sharon is also working to support the implementation of British Rowing’s Equity action plan.