Patrick Duggan

Patrick Duggan is the Director of Rowing at Kings College School since 2012. Originally from Cork, Ireland he has been an accomplished member of Cork Boat Club since 1992 who he has represented as both a successful athlete and coach. While studying electronic engineering, Patrick represented Cork Institute of Technology’s senior squad winning numerous national…

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Harry Bond

Harry Bond has been a member of the coaching staff at KCS for the past four years. He learnt to row as a school boy himself, winning many National Schools and National Championship medals as a junior at The Windsor Boys’ School. Whilst at the University of Bath he competed at both the European Students…

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Eugene Coakley

Eugene Coakley is from the south of Ireland and began rowing aged 14. In a distinguished rowing career which spanned 14 consecutive years rowing for Ireland from 1995 to 2008; the highlights of his success was a silver and bronze medal at both the under 23 world championships(2000 & 2001)and the senior world championships. (2005…

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Jack Elkington

An old Kings boy, Jack started rowing in the fourth form and rowed at the school for 5 years until he graduated in 2012. He represented the school at multiple national competitions, winning a Gold Medal at the 2009 National School’s Regatta and the 2010 Schools Head of the River Race. Jack finished his school…

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Daniel Safdari

Daniel is the longest serving member of the KCS coaching team having started in 2007. Over the years he has been heavily involved in coaching every year group. This year he has increased his role at King’s to Head of Strength & Conditioning (involved with all the main KCS sports) and Senior Rowing Coach (J16…

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Jason Stanley

Having been around rowing since a very young age, it was almost inevitable that Jason would be involved in the sport one way or another. Both his grandfather and father were or are members of Leander Club and regulars in the Stewards Enclosure at Henley, and as such he developed a considerable interest in the…

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Richard Winchester

Dr Richard Winchester was appointed teacher of chemistry at Kings College School in 2013. Richard learnt to row with his college boat club at Durham University during his time as a chemistry undergraduate. After 3 very successful years of college rowing he made the step up to the university squad and earned his palatinate in…

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