Marty Aiken is known world wide as one of best coaches around. Marty started coaching in the 1980’s and has a track record of success at World Championships, Henley Royal Regatta and the Olympics having coached Xeno Muller to a Gold in 1996 and Silver in 2000, and the Gier brothers to Gold in 1996.
Marty has held positions with Rowing Australia, the Victorian Institute of Sport, GB Rowing, Scottish Institute of Sport and Swiss Rowing and was recognised as Coach of the year by the International Rowing Federation.
Marty is a great story teller with plenty of stories to share with us about his time working with Jürgen Gröbler, Harry Mahon, Paul Thompson and Chris O’Brian. Marty shares what it was like to coach Xeno Muller and the Gier brothers to Gold in the 1996 Olympics, along with his thoughts on how to move the boat fast.