Sander Smulders

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Head coach (

  • Joined Thames in 2016

  • Led the men to wins in the Thames Challenge Cup (2017, 2018) and the Britannia Challenge Cup (2018) at Henley Royal Regatta, and the Vernon Trophy at the Head of the River race in 2018

  • Took over the Thames women’s squad in September 2018

  • Named head coach for the 2019/20 season

  • Previously coached at ASR Nereus and Karz v de Hoop in Amsterdam and coached the Dutch U23 W4- to bronze at the 2016 world championships; also coached juniors to world level

  • Represented the Netherlands at junior and senior level as a rower

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