Dan Hooper in the morning junior athletes session in 2020
Guest speaker details:
Graeme Foreman - Performance Mind Academy
Graeme’s sporting background originated in tennis before supporting a number or other
sports both nationally and internationally. Over the past few years he has been working
in County Durham and Northumberland supporting a wide number of organisations, from
Northumberland LTA to Team Durham. The session content - individual understanding
and development - and
Graeme will be focusing on understanding what motivates people to participate, develop
and follow performance pathways in sport. As coaches and athletes, being able to
understand and value other people motivations as well as their own is a key component
Jon Boyle - Strength and Conditioning
Originally Consett based, Jon has worked with DUBC for the last decade. Writing and
delivering a programme recognised not only by the athletes to come through it such
as Will Fletcher and Angus Groom but the GB Rowing Team, leading to his link to the
current U23 GBRT Strength and Conditioning Coaching team. Alongside this he works
with individual athletes around the region to support them reach their potential,
including attending the GB Junior potential camp in December 2019.
Laura Richardson - Physiotherapist
Having previously worked as the Men’s Coach at Durham University Boat Club, including
coaching at EUSA, Laura is now working as a MSK Physiotherapist in the region. Her
session will be a practical workshop, focusing on best practice and tips for injury
reduction in junior athletes.
Dan Cooper - GB Rowing
Dan is the GB Rowing assistant junior coach. He is delivering across the day to support
aspiring juniors, their parents and coaches.
Rob Dauncey - Coaching - London Rowing Club
Having worked across clubs and the National Team, Rob has a wealth of experience
building sustainable, hard working environment in which individuals, crews and squads
alike were able to thrive. This includes multiple international medals with GBRT.
This page last updated 13-08-21
Club Development Conference
Sunday 26 January 2020 (looking at mid 2022 for next)
The speakers and topics for the 2020 conference in January were chosen after taking
soundings from those in the region on what would be of interest to them, but ensuring
we had rounded but diverse set of points of view. .
Rob Dauncey, Ian Shore and Alex Leigh in the coaching Q&A
9:30am - Arrival
9:50am - Michael Laing, NRC Chairman, and Ellie Hizzett, Conference Coordinator
10.00 am - Graeme Foreman - Performance Mindset.
Workshops - 11.00am to 12.00pm
(1) Rob Dauncey - Building Club Culture and Philosophy
(2) Dan Cooper - Junior Athlete Session - this session for junior athletes only
(3) Jon Boyle - Master's Strength and Conditioning
Lunch 12 to 1.00pm (provided for those booking in advance)
Workshops - 1.00 to 2.00pm
(4) Jon Boyle - Senior Strength and Conditioning (18+)
(5) Jason Foster - Basic Rigging
(6) Paul Lorenzarto, British Rowing - Club Hub Workshop.
(7) Laura Richardson - Junior Injury Reduction
Workshops - 2.00 to 3.00pm
(8) Programming and Coaching Panel - Q&A
(9) Jon Boyle - Junior Strength and Conditioning
(10) John Mulholland - Safety Update
Workshops - 3.00 to 4.00pm
(11) Jason Foster - Advanced Rigging
(12) Colin Percy - Events Update
(13) Dan Cooper - Parent and Junior discussion group