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Junior Development Squad

  • Squad Aspiration
    Develop junior rowers after they have graduated from a Junior Learn To Row Program
  • Watermanship Skills
    Develop confidence in boat and start to build and demonstrate watermanship skills. For many, develop confidence and abilities in a single scull. Compete a swimming and capsize drill to BR standards.
  • Fitness
    Develop basic flexibility, strengthening and stability to prompt physical literacy and correct movement patterns.
  • Training Commitment
    One per week water session on Saturdays.
  • Club Contribution
    Understand and follow the Junior Code of Conduct. Support for club activities welcome from JDS squad members and parents.
  • Entry
    Following JLTR with a preference for J13 (year 8) rowers who are likely to enjoy the support of rowing and remain at the club.
  • Pathways
    J14 and other junior squads.
  • Coaching
    There is a team of 3 lead volunteer coaches who support the JDS athletes and other occasional volunteers. There is no additional charge for JDS coaching.
Edward Phillipsphoto

Coach & JDS Admin

Edward Phillips
Lai Ching Brindlephoto

Junior Fund Coordinator

Lai Ching Brindle
Edward Phillips photo

Coach & JDS Admin

Edward Phillips
Lai Ching Brindle photo

Junior Fund Coordinator

Lai Ching Brindle