Tim Byrne appointed Head Coach


Tim 006 headshotTim Byrne was recently appointed Head Coach of the Cockburn Dragon Boat Club for the 2015-2016 season.

While relatively new to the sport of dragon boating, Tim has trained, played, organised and coached competitive sport for over 30 years.

In his first year of paddling he was selected for the WA State team and won a medal at the Australian Championships.

Paddling fitness and a commitment to improving or helping the team to the best of one’s ability are Tim’s priorities for creating the combined, strong team Cockburn prides itself on being.

The Club looks forward to Tim’s leadership and guidance throughout the season.


Long-serving members honoured at first regatta

The day started bright and early for the Cockburn Blades as the first regatta of the season also celebrated the clubs 30th Anniversary. The members proceeded to set up the tents and the BBQ. The substantial raffle prizes were well displayed and caught the eye of many a paddler willing to try their luck. Club members also contributed to setting for DBWA and helping other clubs unload their boats.