Rob brings a combination of international and Tideway experience to his role. Prior to his appointment with the CUWBC, Rob worked as the Lead Under-23 National Coach for Rowing Ireland. Before that, he was Assistant Coach at the Cambridge University Boat Club. He coached the winning Goldie crews (the men’s reserve boats) in 2006 and 2007, and acted as Head Coach in 2008 when the club won the Stewards’ Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.
Rob is born and bred in Cambridge, apart from his stint in Cork, he has lived here all his life. He is married to Hayley, a Veterinary Surgeon and CUWBC Lightweight alumni from 2006 and is father to two and a half year old Evie.
“Seeing the students develop as athletes and as people is what I find so special and fun”