National recognition for club

We have picked up Coaching Team (winner) award at the British Rowing 2016 Volunteer and Coach of the Year Awards. We will be attending a ceremony at River & Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames on Saturday 4 February to pick up our award (see…award-winner-announced/).

Durham County Council has also published an article on their web site ( and a video piece with Steven Thompson, our head coach, below.

Thanks go to all of our coaching staff, making 2016 one of the most successful years on record and helping in our aim of making Chester-le-Street Amateur Rowing Club a centre for rowing excellence in the North of England.