• Iain Mandale President

    Iain rowed in Oxford's victorious Isis crews in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He is studying for an MBA at the Saïd Business School having studied Physics at Mansfield College, Oxford, as an undergraduate.

    Iain won a silver medal for Great Britain in the lightweight coxless fours at the U23 World Championships in 2014. He learnt to row at Kingston Grammar School in London, where he was boat club Captain.

  • Sean Bowden Chief Coach

    Sean has been Chief Coach since 1997 and is one of the most successful Boat Race coaches. His first win in 2000 put an end to Cambridge's seven year winning streak and started a period of Oxford supremacy, winning 12 of the last 18 races.

    Prior to joining Oxford, Sean had been the Head Coach of the successful British Lightweight Rowing Team and a Team GB Olympic coach. He also won two Boat Races for Cambridge in 1993 and 1994.

  • Barbara Wilson Club Administrator

    Barbara began working for OUBC four weeks prior to the 2004 Boat Race. In addition to her key role with OUBC, she is closely involved with the women's and lightweights' squads. Barbara is a member of a number of national and local Head and Regatta committees and is a qualified Multi-Lane Umpire.

    Prior to joining OUBC, Barbara worked in education administration for Oxford University and various local schools.

  • Austen Dorey Boathouse and Equipment Manager

    Austen joined OUBC in 2012. He was brought up on the River Thames and has been building and restoring boats since he could hold a chisel. He has developed an enviable skill base and is widely regarded as one of the finest boatmen in the country.

    Prior to joining OUBC, Austen was boatman of Shiplake College for twelve years and Abingdon School for three years.

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