RCA celebrated the 36th Annual National Awards Banquet at the close of the RCA National Conference, jointly hosted with the World Rowing Coaches Conference. The evening also recognized Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic medallists from the lightweight women’s double sculls and the LTA Mixed4+....Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) celebrated the induction of Marnie McBean, Kathleen Heddle and Frank Read to the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame Inaugural Class at the Vancouver Rowing Club. The announcement of the 2016 inaugural class of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame occurred in early July. The Hall...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Lorne Loomer, who passed away on January 1, 2017. Loomer, a native of Nelson, B.C., was a member of the first Canadian crew to win an Olympic gold medal in rowing. Coached by Frank Read, he competed in...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron’s (RCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Dillon as Chief Executive Officer. Dillon, who will be based in Victoria, B.C., joins RCA with a strong background of experience in sport, education and leadership management. He will begin his role...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce today that Michelle Darvill, Dave Thompson and Terry Paul have been named as the senior national team coaches with John Wetzstein as senior coach (Para) for the start of the upcoming season. Thompson will be joining current coaches Darvill, Paul...Read more
The Canadian University Rowing Association (CURA), alongside Western University and the University of Guelph, hosted the Canadian University Rowing Championships (CURC) in Welland this past weekend. The Western University women’s team and the University of British Columbia (UBC) men’s team won...Read more
Following this summer’s celebration of the Canadian Rowing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Hall’s online platform which will allow the users to view inductees as well as submit nominations....Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) announced today that Peter Cookson is taking on the role of Director of Sport and Pathway Development. This role will see Cookson focus his attention on the Athlete, Coach and Competition Development Pathways and growing the next generation of coaching and rowing...Read more
Rowing Canada signs MOU agreement with the Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture and Japan Rowing Association for Pre-Olympic Games training camp location!
"In establishing a location for the Canadian Team’s Pre-Games camp, it was much more than finding a physical location. We are so pleased that Sagamihara City and the Kanagawa Prefecture are willing to share their beautiful community and facilities with members of our team. On behalf of Rowing Canada I feel very privileged to be here today to affirm this critical step in the Canadian Rowing program’s preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Games." - High Performance Director Iain Brambell
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