Pauline Rayner

Development coach

  • Has coached beginners at Thames since 1983 and started Putney High School’s rowing club

  • Represented GB as a rower and has a string of victories at the Women’s Head of the River and other head races as well as Henley Masters and World Masters; a two-time indoor world rowing champion

  • Was awarded the Diamond Jubilee medal from British Rowing for dedicated services to Rowing and given an MBE from the Queen for her services to sport

  • Was Thames’ first female captain, chair and now president

Thames Rowing Club