Coaches Corner: Shanique Harrison

Read the story behind LYR’s new Programmes Coach, Shanique Harrison. “I always saw myself being a mentor, helping people see themselves in a greater light”. Read more

Olympic Champion Andy Triggs Hodge joins London Youth Rowing

Three-time gold medal Olympian looks to re-engage with sport in a new way, formalising a new role with LYR following previous voluntary involvement Read more

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