Our Club members
Our rowing programme is carried out by a dedicated team comprising of school staff, voluntary coaches, parents and our rowing crews.
Our coaching team is comprised of highly successful rowers, who each ensure that our crew members enjoy a safe and rewarding sport:
Eric Verdonk Head Coach
Mike Tolhurst Senior Coach
Kevin Herbison Senior Coach
Eric Ibarraran Senior Coach
Adrian Riepen Senior Coach
Katie Halliday Junior Coach
Epernay Norman Junior Coach
Hugo Verdonk Junior Coach
Takapuna Grammar School Rowing Club Captains are ambassadors for both the club and the school, and are responsible for supporting the coaches and all crew members.
Club Captains are selected by all club members annually from the Under 18 Senior Crew once registrations are complete, and are announced at the Annual General Meeting.
Jack Featherstone and Jessica Hamlin are our Club Captains for the 2018/19 season
Anton Andres and Sienna Norman are out Vice Club Captains for the 2018/19 season
Malcolm Iversen Chris Glanfield John Beck
Barbara Iversen Mary Glanfield Terry Tidbury
Robin Holding Terry Holding Chris Hume
Nicky Hume Bruce Alvey Shana Alvey
Erwin Drok Colleen Tonei Ian Pratt
Lee Pratt Ian Lissette
The Takapuna Grammar School Rowing Club Committee is formed annually to coordinate the delivery of our objectives.
The Committee, consisting of approximately 15 volunteer members organise the various required activities including fundraising, maintenance, training camps, communications and generally assist in the conduct of the club's operations.
Each year Committee Members and our Executive Officers are elected by club members at the Annual General Meeting.
The following members were elected for the 2018 / 19 season:
Paula Halliday President
Dan Featherstone Vice President
Sharon Norman Treasurer
Linda Ward Secretary
Callum McNair Associated TGS Teacher
Neil Halliday Event Coordination
Ann Nicholas Camps Coordination
Andy Grant Health and Safety
Anna Foster / Safra Bacchus Merchandise/ Uniforms
Bryce Davey Facilities
Graeme Norman Grants
Eric Verdonk Head Coach
Jenny Hamlin Transportation
Russell Foster Fundraising
Cheryl Montgomery Sponsorship
You can contact any of our Committee Members via our club email address: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any issues pertaining to the management of the club.
Fresh ideas and new parent participation is always welcome.