UK Coaching Week - featuring Isobel

Celebrating UK Coaching Week, LYR coach Isobel shares her rowing story and what she loves about coaching young people. Read more

GB rower reflects on NJIRC medal as she heads towards Olympic trials

Rowan McKellar is a member of the GB Women’s Rowing Team, having made her senior debut in 2017. But, it wasn’t long ago that she was learning the ropes as a junior rower and facing the now familiar race day nerves, at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC). Read more. Read more

Going the extra mile: LYR mentor takes on half marathon with mentee

LYR mentor Emily, volunteered to race the Royal Parks Half Marathon after hearing her former mentee Ashley, had also signed up to race. Emily has supported Ashley throughout her A Levels and university applications. She's now donning her running shoes as they support each other through a final challenge. Read more

LYR coach reflects on Ride London challenge

This August, LYR coach Tinashe, signed up to compete in the Prudential Ride London on behalf of LYR. He was one of 5 cyclists who took on the 100 mile fundraising challenge. Tinashe explains why he wanted to race, and what it means to work for LYR. Read more

Life Skills 'Break Through' with Cushman & Wakefield

This July, 19 young people from LYR attended a Break Through workshop with Cushman and Wakefield. The workshop was specifically designed to: develop confidence, employability skills and raise awareness of potential job opportunities. Read how they got on! Read more

Time to take over the Thames for Charity

On the 29th September 2019, rowing is set to take over the River Thames like never before. Regatta London is a 14 mile race through central London, set to be the sports biggest mass participation and fundraising event on the Tideway. Read more

LYR lays foundation for bright coaching future

Dan Cooper started his career as a Community Coach for LYR. It was supposed to be an interim role until he could find a 'proper job'. Years later, he's now coaching the Great Britain Junior Rowing Team. Who needs a 'proper job' anyway! Read more

From zero rowers to 500, a coaches triumph

Hannah Vines was the first LYR rowing coach at Brampton Manor Academy. Over the course of one year, Hannah inspired 500 young people who had never rowed before, to take to the water. Here's her rowing story. Read more

Mossbourne rower collecting accolades worldwide

Sam Nunn first sat on a rowing machine at school and quickly found he was a natural. LYR took him from school rower to National Championship medallist. Since then, his rowing career has taken him all over the World and looks set to continue on that path. Read more. Read more