The Team

THE TEAM

The Coaching Team

Here at Team Keane we are very proud of our coaching team. Each sharing our passion for the sport and for teaching. 

It is our passion to share what we know and our experience with the wider community creating a positive impact in the local community.

All our coaches are fully qualified and are TRRC endorsed & as such they bring a professional standard in the delivery of all our courses.

Head Junior Development Coach

Paul Keane
For the past decade Paul has been coaching rowing to all levels from Learn to row up to national standard on the Tideway. Having himself rowed at a Competative National standard as well a being a qualified teacher, he is passionate about developing the sport within the community & making it accessible for all.
Email Paul

Head Junior Race Squad Coach

Lachie Chapman
Lachlan has previously represented Australia as a lightweight Athlete in 2013. He has experience working as a junior Coach at Swan River RC and as a High Performance Rowing Coach at UWA in Perth Australia. Lachlan brings a positive & dynamic approach to his coaching. The energy and drive behind his coaching is present at every level. We are very excited about what this young man will achieve with our Squads.
Email Lachie

Head Junior Performance Coach

Peter Haining MBE
Three times World Lightweight Sculling Champion who competed for Great Britain and England. Peter has won many medals, internationally as well as nationally both as an athl;ete and as a coach. Peter has a pedigree of experience as a oarsman as well as a coach of the highest standard and his passion to pass on this knowledge & experience as the Junior Performance Coach is at the core to his coaching principle.
Email Peter

Club Coach

Tanya Jaff
Tanya has been with Team Keane from the very beginning. She has learnt to row with Paul as well as progress towards GB selection. Tanya has coached and coxed with the club and has a thorough understanding of the river and principles of the club.
Email Tanya

Junior Performance Coach

Phil Bourguignon
Having been the Head high performance Coach for Both Molesey BC from 2013 & London RC from 2010 following a successful career as a high performance Junior & U23 coach & Elite Lightweight Athlete in Australian. Phil has joined our Junior Coaching Team bringing with him this wealth of experience and knowledge. Phil knows what it takes for a junior to develop in the sport & how to get them there. We are very excited to have him as part of this dynamic and driven team!
Email Phil

Club Coach & Club Secretary

Miranda Keane

Club Coach

Craig Judd

Club Coach

Emily Ford
Having been both the Captain and the Coach for her University Squad at Royal Holloway Emily knows first hand how to direct and motivate a crew towards a goal.
Email Emily

Club Coach

Nicki McMillan
As a valued volunteer member of our club Nicki understands first hand the ethos and approach our club takes to participation in the sport of rowing. With Nicki’s experience managing teams in sport she brings a professional and her enthusiastic and warm character to the role.​
Email Nicki

Club Coach

Gavin Kerr

Club Coach

Gabor Seltzner

Club Coach

Michael Tchoubouroff

The Club Committee

"A COMMUNITY BASED ROWING CLUB.. WE ARE A TRULY OPEN ROWING CLUB, ENCOURAGING PEOPLE OF ALL AGES TO GET ACTIVE REGULARLY. RUNNING LEARN TO ROW COURSES FOR ADULTS AND JUNIORS AS WELL AS REGULAR TRAINING ACTIVITIES. ALL LEVELS CATERED FOR, FROM COMPLETE BEGINNER TO RACE EXPERIENCED."

Our Committee is made up of members from the club who are invested & passionate about the development of the club and dedicated to delivering our charitable aims to the wider community. Their support in invaluable and without volunteers like this very little could be achieved. 

The committee organise and deliver our termly Junior Regatta which is held in order to raise funds for our Junior rowing program by supporting members who could not otherwise be able to access the sport of Rowing.

If you would like to be part of one of the fastest developing clubs in the UK then please get in touch!

Club Chair

Ken Creighton
Ken has led a variety of teams and boards in a career focused on international standards. Originally from the United States, he has lived in London for 20 years and is the father of two Team Keane rowers. He won two US National Championships in rowing and was the 1989 Captain of Green Lake Crew in Seattle and the Commodore of The University of California, Berkeley crew team in 1993.
Email Ken

Club Treasurer

Danny Vassiliades

Parent Representative

Judith Vassiliades
Judith Vassiliades is the Parent Support Rep for the Junior athletes at the club. Spent 25 years living and working in Africa with a huge love for the outdoors, sport and being active. I discovered rowing at club level as an adult and fell in love with the sport instantly. How happy was I when we discovered Team Keane via the Summer camps we and now my daughter is in the girls J14 squad. She shares the family passion for rowing and I love watching how the juniors are growing in confidence, mentally and physically through this sport and TKSS. My day job, a Project Manager in HR & change management. Always here to support newcomers and existing parents.
Email Judith

Welfare Officer

Alan Kunna

Club Secretary

Miranda Keane

Club Safety Officer

Paul Keane

The Parent Support Association

We understand that for many parents of children who are starting to row or are advanced rowers starting to compete at both domestic and national events might find this whole rowing thing quite daunting! 

There are loads of logistics and commitments relating to this sport and we have a created a PSA (Parent Support Association) who’s role is to offer support to these parents as well as develop initiatives in order to support our junior rowers and their development. This Association is made up of the parents of some of our Junior members.

If you are a parent of a team Keane Rower & would like to get involved with the PSA, you would be very welcome so please do get in touch.

Ken Creighton
Ken has led a variety of teams and boards in a career focused on international standards. Originally from the United States, he has lived in London for 20 years and is the father of two Team Keane rowers. He won two US National Championships in rowing and was the 1989 Captain of Green Lake Crew in Seattle and the Commodore of The University of California, Berkeley crew team in 1993.
Email Ken
Danny Vassiliades
Judith Vassiliades
Judith Vassiliades is the Parent Support Rep for the Junior athletes at the club. Spent 25 years living and working in Africa with a huge love for the outdoors, sport and being active. I discovered rowing at club level as an adult and fell in love with the sport instantly. How happy was I when we discovered Team Keane via the Summer camps we and now my daughter is in the girls J14 squad. She shares the family passion for rowing and I love watching how the juniors are growing in confidence, mentally and physically through this sport and TKSS. My day job, a Project Manager in HR & change management. Always here to support newcomers and existing parents.
Email Judith