Meet the Committee Team

On the Left - At Bow

Club Chairperson

Peter Westwood

Peter joined the club in 2011 and was elected Chair in 2021. He started rowing over 40 years ago and competes in Master’s events.

Club President & Club Welfare Officer

Gerard Wilcox

Gerard has been with the Club since 1994, and was elected President of BLRC in 2011. He is a Recreational Rower on Saturday afternoons. Gerard is also the Club Welfare Officer.

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Club Captain

Adam Brown

Adam joined the club in 2008. He served as Vice Captain for 2 years and was elected Club Captain in 2018. He can be found regularly coaching at the club. 

Honorary Treasurer

John Laycock

John was elected as treasurer in 2018 and is an active member of the Recreational Rowing Squad. He often can be found bringing cake at the end of a session.

Club Secretary

Harriet Lamb

Harriet was elected as secretary in 2021 and is an active member of the club. 

Health and Safety Advisor

Barbara Delaney

Barbara is a qualified British Rowing Umpire and has been with the club for 7 years. She also runs GoRow sessions with Steve Hollands. 

Social Chairman/woman

Bob and Carole McDonald

Bob and Carole are both long standing members of the club, and can be found at the weekends either helping out at Saturday Rec Rowing or making wonderful breakfasts on Sunday morning. They also organise Social events such as our Annual Awards Night. They are always looking for volunteers if you want to help please let them know.

General Member

Hollie J

Hollie has been on the committee a few years and served as secretary for 2 years. She is an active and competitive member of the club. 

On the Left - At Stroke

General Member

Gareth Kirby

Gareth has been on the committee since 2019. He rows frequently with our Club Chairperson Pete. He competes in Master’s events. He is an active and competitive member of the club.  

General Member

Paul Gopsill

Paul has been on the committee a few years. He is an active member of the recreational rowers squad. Please ask Paul about club kit. Creativewear or Godfrey.

General Member

James Hall

James has been rowing with Burton Leander since 2020. 

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General Member

Steve Hollands

Steve also runs GoRow sessions with Barbara Delaney.

General Member

Steve Richards

Steve has been rowing with Burton Leander since 2018. 

Junior Rep

Sam Edkins

Sam is an active member of the Junior Squad. He can be found helping other Juniors take their boats out on a Sunday morning with Jasmine at 10:30am. 

On the Left - At Bow

Junior Rep

Jasmine Hollands

Jasmine has been rowing with Burton Leander since 2019. She can be found on a Sunday Morning helping juniors with Sam and during the week. 

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