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2016 Rowing Awards Presented

For a list of winners click here 

Congratulations Coach Brad Brennan!

Rowing Canada and Nancy Storrs, partner of the late Jack Nicholson, presented the Jack Nicholson Coaching Bursary to a very deserving Brad Brennan (left), coach of the KCVI Rowing Team on January 29. This bursary was created to acknowledge Jack's immense contributions to the sport of rowing and is presented annually to a recipient to best demonstrates Jack's commitment, intuition and passion for coaching. We're proud of you, Coach Brennan!

Rowing Canada and Nancy Storrs, partner of the late Jack Nicholson, presented the Jack Nicholson Coaching Bursary to a very deserving Brad Brennan (left), coach of the KCVI Rowing Team on January 29. This bursary was created to acknowledge Jack's immense contributions to the sport of rowing and is presented annually to a recipient to best demonstrates Jack's commitment, intuition and passion for coaching. We're proud of you, Coach Brennan!


We've got a big birthday to celebrate this year!

We're getting ready for our big birthday celebration. Get your tickets today! You never know just who you may bump into. Perhaps you may even see a few of these characters - the  first high school crews from KCVI (circa 1977!) Tickets are available through Queen's - register here.

Queen's Rowing Newsletter - December 2016 edition

Check out the latest edition of the Queen's University Rowing Newsletter here. Highlights include: 

  • Message for retiring head coach John Armitage
  • Message from incoming coach Phil Marshall
  • Message from 2016 Captains
  • 2016 Racing Results
  • 2016 Rowing Academic All-Stars
  • 40 Years of Rowing in Kingston Banquet
  • Spreading Holiday Spirit

Get ready to celebrate 40 years of rowing in Kingston!

Save the date! We will celebrate 40 years of rowing with the Kingston Rowing Club and Queen's University in 2017! Date: 6-11:45 p.m., September 16, 2017 Location: Ban Righ, 75 Bader Lane, Kingston Tickets: $125/adult, $75/student This event will involve a boat christening, dinner and silent auction as we look back over 40 years of rowing in Kingston and celebrate the future of rowing in our community! Register here. Do you have photos you'd like us to share at the event? Upload them here.

Save the date! We will celebrate 40 years of rowing with the Kingston Rowing Club and Queen's University in 2017!

Date: 6-11:45 p.m., September 16, 2017

Location: Ban Righ, 75 Bader Lane, Kingston

Tickets: $125/adult, $75/student

This event will involve a boat christening, dinner and silent auction as we look back over 40 years of rowing in Kingston and celebrate the future of rowing in our community!

Register here.

Do you have photos you'd like us to share at the event? Upload them here.


Olympic silver medalist and Regi grad Rob Gibson gives Regi students an intro to rowing


Queen's Rowing Newsletter for October 2016 

The Queen's Rowing Alumni newsletter for October 2016 is now out and available to keep up with the current evens for the Gaels.  

Highlights include:

  • Phil Marshall takes over as head coach
  • National Rowing Championship re-cap
  • 40th Anniversary of Rowing: 2017 celebration
  • Rowing needs you!

For the full newsletter click here -- Gaels Rowing Newsletter


Head Coach for Queen's Rowing Announced


Phil Marshall has been named the head coach of the Queen's Gaels rowing program and a Performance Coach for the Kingston Rowing Club (KRC), as announced by Sean Scott, Director, High Performance Sport Operations, on Friday.

Queen's and the KRC have partnered together to support this jointly funded coaching position that will support both Queen's and KRC's programming.
 
"This partnership builds on an already strong connection between KRC and Queen's, and we're very excited about the experience and focus that Phil will bring to competitive rowing in Kingston," says Michael Vandenburg, club president at the KRC. "With a dedicated group of volunteer coaches, our athletes have represented Kingston well on the provincial, national and international stage, most recently at the Olympics. We're fortunate to have Phil join us to build on that tradition of excellence."
 
The Gaels current head coach of the rowing team, John Armitage, will continue through the 2016-17 season while Marshall finds his footing at Queen's.

Full Article Here: http://gogaelsgo.com/news/2016/9/2/....


From the Past


Juniors send off Jenny, Ellen and coach Brad to the world U23's


KRC Wins Four Medals at Ontario Rowing Championships

Despite the heat and humidity the weekend in Welland racing resulted in four medals for KRC athletes - 2 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze.  

Chloe Desroche in the senior women's single and the crew of Cassidy Deane, Heather MacMillan, Jenna Adams and Kristina Walker in the senior women's four brought home gold.

Adams and Walker claimed another medal, taking silver in the U23 women's pair.

The U23 women's four of Ellen Rowe, Cassidy Deane, Jenelle Weidner and Brenna Drummond rounded out the weekend with a bronze.


Kingston Rowers Names to National Teams

Once again congratulations to both the Queen's and Kingston rowers and Coach Brennan recently named to national teams that will be competing in Rotterdam next month.  The Whig-Standard has also highlighted their accomplishments.

Full article here: http://www.thewhig.com/2016/07/1...


Rowing Canada Aviron Selects Under-23 and Senior National Teams

Congratulations to Queen's graduates Michelle Truax and Jordan Rendall, KRC graduates Jenny Casson (KRC/KCVI) and Meghann Jackson (KRC), and Queen's graduate, KRC graduate and KCVI Head Coach Brad Brennan.

They are among the forty-eight athletes that have been selected to the teams that will compete at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands on August 21 to 28.

Full article here: http://us10.campaign-archive1.com/?u=4f...


From the Archives


Athletes make a splash with some Friday night skills and drills


KRC's Rob Gibson was featured in RCA's Hometown Heroes, with an article focusing on his emotional journey and experiences within his rowing career.

"Hometown Heroes is a series profiling members of Canada’s National Rowing Team. From now until the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the athletes from Canada’s two National Rowing Training Centres will be battling for spots on the Canadian Team.  Each athlete’s story is unique.  Each athlete’s story will be told."

Full Article here: http://rowingcanada.org/....


Congratulations to the three KRC athletes Will Crothers, Rob Gibson, and Nick Pratt named to the Rio 2016 Olympic Team!

They are among the 26 athletes nominated to represent Canada in the upcoming Olympic Games from August 5 to 21.

Full Story Here: http://us10.campaign-archive2.com/...


Taking advantage of all the sun and summer training is well under way

Taking advantage of all the sun and summer training is well under way


Congratulations to KRC athletes Rob Gibson, Nick Pratt and Will Crothers on their success at the 2015 World Championships in Aiguebelette!

Gibson raced the men's quad and achieved a world ranking of 11th. Pratt raced the lightweight men's four and also achieved a world ranking of 11th. Crothers raced the men's four and achieved a world ranking of 4th.

Full story here: http://www.rowingcanada.org/…/canadian-crews-just-miss-podi…


Congratulations to all athletes on their success at the ROWONTARIO Championships this weekend! KRC had some great races and walked away with 13 medals! Congrats!
Gold: U23W4-, Champ W8+
Silver: Sr Ltwt M1X, SrW8+, SrW2-, U23 Ltwt W2-, U23M2- 
Bronze: Sr M4-, Sr Ltwt W2-, Sr W4-, Sr M1X, U23W2-, U23 Ltwt W1X


 KRC athletes, Will Crothers, Rob Gibson and Nick Pratt, bringing home some Pan Am hardware!

Full story:  http://www.thewhig.com/2015/07/15/kingston-rowers-win-more-pan-am-games-medals


KRC athlete, Krista Loye, brought home gold at the 2015 World Police and Fire Games.

Full story here: http://www.thewhig.com/2015/07/10/loye-leyenhorst-capture-gold-medals-at-world-police-fire-games


FISU 2015: Congratulations to two KRC rowers, Chloe DesRoche and Matt Christie, on their successful races at the 2015 FISU games. Chloe raced the women's four and together placed 4th overall. Matt raced the lightweight men's double and placed 6th overall.


Curious about the Kingston Rowing Club? Get a sneak peak of the inner harbor with this clip. 


World Cup 2015: Congratulations to Rob Gibson, Will Crothers and Nick Pratt on two bronze medal finishes in the M4- and M4x.


 

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KINGSTON ROWING CLUB

Located on Kingston's Inner Harbour, Kingston Rowing Club (KRC) is proud to offer rowing programs for all fitness and experience levels from Learn to Row to high performance. Many of our past and present athletes are members of, or candidates for, the Canadian National Rowing Team. Our athletes, coaches and volunteers have won many awards and continue to strive for excellence in the sport of rowing.

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