Sport & Exercise

Coaches

Further information on this team’s performance coaches:

Head of Performance Rowing: Colin Williamson

  • United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 2 Rowing Coaching
  • Lead Coach (Men), Scotland Team 2014 Commonwealth Rowing Championships
  • Lead Coach (Men), Scotland Team 2014 Home International Regatta
  • Member of GB Rowing Team 2013 
  • Scotland Rowing Team 2004-2008 (4 Home International Regattas and 1 Commonwealth Rowing Championships, 2 HIR wins and 1 Commonwealth Silver)
  • Ireland Team, World University Championships 2010 (Bronze, Men’s Eight)
  • 3 x Henley Royal Regatta Winner (Thames Challenge Cup 2007, Ladies Challenge Plate 2008 and 2013)
  • Head of the River Race winner 2008
  • 4x British Champion
  • Irish Champion
  • Multiple Scottish Championships
  • Multiple British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) medals.
  • colin.williamson@ed.ac.uk 

Assistant Performance Coach (Coaching Futures): John Higson

  • United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC)  Level 2 Coach
  • Coach, Scotland Team 2014 Home International Regatta
  • Sportscotland Coaching Futures Programme
  • Nominated for Scottish Rowing Coach of the Year 2012/13
  • Full Blue from the University of Edinburgh for Rowing
  • john.higson@ed.ac.uk