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Tom Aggar
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Tom Aggar

Vice-President
Tom is the Paralympic Champion (2008) and current World Champion (2011) in the ASM1x boat class. In both 2010 and 2011 he became the international Rowing Federation’s ‘Paralympic rower of the Year’ in recognition of his achievements on the water. Tom is a graduate from the University of ...
Martin Humphrys
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Martin Humphrys

President
Martin Humphrys was elected President for a three-year term in November 2016 – having served as Chairman of the region from 2004-2008 and then again from 2010 – 2016, when the new rules introduced by Sport England on Sports Governance prevented him from serving another term. Previously Martin ...
Martin Teale
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Martin Teale

Vice President

Biography to follow.

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Margaret Adams
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Margaret Adams

Vice-President
Margaret started rowing in 1972 at St Georges Ladies RC. She qualified as a Bronze level coach in 1976, became a National umpire 1979 and a FISA umpire in 1998. Margaret has been Race committee Chairman for the Women's Head of River Race, Vesta Scullers Head of The River Race and Pairs Head of the ...
Mark Blandford-Baker
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Mark Blandford-Baker

Council for Oxford Rowing Rep & Vice President
Mark represents the Council for Oxford University Rowing (COUR) which is the overarching body that brings together university and collegiate rowing for Oxford. He is also Senior Treasurer of Magdalen College Boat Club. A FISA Umpire since 2001, Mark has served on the Eastern Region Umpires' ...
David Hancock
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David Hancock

Chairman Umpires Committee
Started rowing at Christ Church, Oxford.  He rowed for several years at Henley Rowing Club, where he was also Hon Sec, and skiffed at Thames Valley Skiff Club.Dave has been a member of the HRR commentary team for 25 years, and can be heard at Henley Womens', Veterans' and the various Reading ...
James Lee
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James Lee

Member Without Portfolio
James started rowing at Warwick School where a small number of the pupils rowed out of Warwick Boat Club. James was soon to be involved with coxing various crews at the senior Club as well as the school and was very successful picking up a number of wins along the way.  It was realised early on ...
John Clayton
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John Clayton

Vice-President & Chairman Recreational South East
John Started rowing in 1960 at Erith Rowing Club at the age of 14 and has been involved with rowing ever since. At various times he also rowed at Walbrook RC, Medway Towns RC and is a founder ( in 1984) and Vice President of Maidstone Invicta RC where he currently helps coach adult beginners and ...
Chris Sprague
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Chris Sprague

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Chris is a member of London Rowing Club and Leander. He started rowing at St. Edward's, then at Christ Church, Oxford where he was Boat Club Treasurer. Chris competed at senior level for London Rowing Club but work as a solicitor precluded serious rowing after 1971. Chris is a holder of Bronze ...
David (Stan) Collingwood
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David (Stan) Collingwood

Vice-President

Biography to follow.

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Chris Davidson

Deputy Regional Safety Adviser (Lower)

Biography to follow.

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Tony Evans
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Tony Evans

Vice-President & Competitions Calendar Co-ordinator
Tony started rowing in early 1960s at Sir Wm. Borlase's School; he has been a member of Marlow RC ever since. Tony still quad sculls at least once a week and is also a member of Wraysbury Skiff & Punting Club, but now only skiffs for pleasure in his own double. Other positions are: Hon Sec Marlow ...
Richard Goddard
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Richard Goddard

Vice President

Richard was for many years Secretary of Henley Royal Regatta and has served on numerous Committees concerned with the life of the river. He has also served as Master of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames

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Neil Jackson
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Neil Jackson

Deputy Safety Adviser (London) & Vice President
Neil began rowing in Chester nearly 50 years ago and first rowed on the Tideway over 40 years ago. A member of Cygnet RC and Auriol Kensington RC, he is still competing as a Vet F and was Cygnet Water Safety Adviser until recently. He has been a Div Rep since December 2004, and was elected as ...
Peter Knowles
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Peter Knowles

Equipment Officer & TU2

Biography to follow.

 

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Murray Litvak
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Murray Litvak

Regional Facilities & Environment Agency Liaison Officer
Murray is a member of Staines Boat Club and has been Secretary of the club and Staines regatta for a number of years. Having rowed initally, Murray then took up coxing being more lightweight than heavyweight . Since then he has had success all levels of Veteran rowing, including Henley Veterans ...
Filip Ljubicic
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Filip Ljubicic

Regional Representative Crane-Brent (TL-5)
Filip started rowing at Latymer Upper School and was captain of the Boat Club in his final year. He went on to study at UCL and row for the University of London Boat Club, racing in their 1st 8 in 2009. He was captain of UL from 2009-2010 and went on to coach the women's squad the following year. ...
Paul Lorenzato
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Paul Lorenzato

British Rowing Participation Team Leader (London & South East)
Like many people, Paul started rowing when he went to university but, as the university he attended didn't offer rowing; Paul joined Vesta RC and has been involved in the sport for over 10 years. He is currently the Vesta women's novice coach and also coaches juniors at Barn Elms boat club, which ...
Bill Mitchell
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Bill Mitchell

Vice President & PLA Liason Officer
Bill has been a contributor to the sport of rowing in many ways. He is a member of the Thames Tradesmen Rowing Club, the Rowing Risk Assessment Implementation Group, and the on-water team at the 2006 Rowing World Championships. He is also Chairman of the Head of the River Fours, and a founder ...
Peter Moore
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Peter Moore

Vice President
Peter started rowing at Forest School in the fifties(!) subsequently representing Reading and Thames. He joined Reading Town Regatta Committee in 1959 and has held the post of Hon. Sec. since 1977, together with Thames Valley Park Regatta since its inception in 1990. Peter was elected as a member ...

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TRRC History

Our TRRC History page covers the organisation of rowing in the Thames valley since the 1800s, how the TARC came into being and when it became the TRRC.

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TRRC Structure

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