London Regatta Centre, UK
Simon Goodey, Director of Rowing
Simon has been working at the London Regatta Centre for the past 12 years. He established an ‘adaptive rowing’ programme in 2000 to help individuals with a range of disabilities engage in the sport of Rowing. In 2003 he became head coach for the Great Britain Adaptive Rowing Team, and coached athletes to medal performances at 4 consecutive World Rowing Championships before retiring to take up a role on the FISA International Adaptive Rowing Commission. Simon regularly lectures worldwide on behalf of FISA on Paralympic Rowing related subjects. He has also served as an International Technical Officer at the Beijing and London Paralympic Games. His particular interest is to take FES-rowing technology from land based rowing machines, to on-water rowing.