Masters Men

  • Squad Aspiration
    To win at ‘Club level’ events, eg Maidenhead, Molesey, Reading. This does not mean that MM cannot compete at Championship events, but these are not the main target.
  • Watermanship Skills
    • Silver Sculling Proficiency Award (1x) to enter; Gold SPA (1x) attained within 12mths.* • Basic sweep ability • Ability/willingness to bow-steer crew boats
  • Fitness
    Demonstrate commitment to maintaining and improving fitness by completing the training programme.
  • Training Commitment
    Attendance at squad training at least 3x /week* including a weekly ergo submission. Typically, in summer, this would include: Saturday or Sunday on-the-water coached squad session, at least one other otw squad session plus an ergo submission; and in winter: Saturday or Sunday otw-coached squad session, squad circuits plus an ergo submission with participation in group ergos encouraged
  • Club Contribution
    MW squad members are expected to make a positive contribution to the running of the squad and the club, be that serving on the weekend breakfast rota, co-ordinating squad finances, driving trucks and trailers or volunteering at regattas.
  • Entry
    All squad members will be required to meet the criteria above to be selected for both training sessions and racing, but entry to the squad is at the coach’s discretion. In exceptional circumstances, the coach may relax the criteria, eg if an experienced rower from another club,he may be given a reasonable time to achieve Silver or Gold SPA (1x). Conversely, the coach may decline entry to someone who, despite meeting the criteria, would not be an asset to the squad.
  • Pathways
    Learn To Row Senior Development Squad Young Vets
  • Coaching
    Squad members make a contribution towards coaching fees in addition to their club membership.To win at ‘Club level’ events, eg Maidenhead, Molesey, Reading. This does not mean that MM cannot compete at Championship events, but these are not the main target.
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Coach

Nick Kenworthy-Browne
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Squad Lead

Phil Thomas
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Coach

Nick Kenworthy-Browne
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Squad Lead

Phil Thomas

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