Martin Gough |

Great Coaching: Taking rowing to the community at Clydesdale ARC

Great coaching can be about far more than winning medals, as a community programme at Clydesdale ARC and their coach Miki Lee Dale demonstrate

Being a great coach doesn’t have to be about the level of your technical ability, especially if success is measured by something other than the number of trophies your crews win.

That has been reinforced at Clydesdale ARC over the last few years, where coach Miki Lee Dale has been at the forefront of organising, encouraging and empowering what he hopes will become a community hub in a new boathouse.

Dale doesn’t have a lifetime’s experience in rowing – he came to it only a few years ago after returning to his native Glasgow from travelling in Nepal. However, he boasts experience in dance and yoga that bring a different dimension to organising and funding sport.

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