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Congratulations to the ACT School Boy and School Girl Crews who competed in the Rowing Australia Pathways Competition over Sunday the 1st and Monday the 2nd of May.

Both Crews represented their state and schools with pride, with the School Boy eight making the A Final on Monday.

ACT’s Rebecca Jones on the podium. Copyright Rowing ACT/Sarah Davoren

The ACT had a huge contingent of clubs, schools, athletes, coaches and supporters make their way down to Nagambie for the 2022 Australian Rowing Championships.
Athletes from ANU Boat Club Canberra Grammar School Canberra Rowing Club Canberra Girls Grammar School Marist College Canberra Radford Sport Daramalan College and Orana Steiner School competed across the week of the 28th of March through till the 3rd of April.
Congratulations to ANU Boat Club who were 5th on the medal tally at the end of the week and to all our medal winners.

Nikki Greenland in the Women’s Interstate Single. Copyright Rowing ACT/Sarah Davoren

Interstate Results:
Nick Neales – Men’s PR3 Interstate Single 🥇 Gold

Rebecca Jones – Women’s PR3 Interstate Single 🥉 Bronze

Caleb Antill – Men’s Interstate Single 🥈 Silver

Nikki Greenland – Women’s Interstate Single – Fourth

Damien Schroder, Rafael Priest, Ethan Toscan, Hamish Roberts, Jake Scheman-Roberts, Will Gregory, Cormac Hayes, Chris Bush, Cox: Ben Heatley – Men’s Youth Eight – 6th

Elisabeth Gregory, Paloma Padovan, Emily McHugh, Olenka Moran, Imogen Lang, Madeline Vagg, Bridget Kelleher-Cole, Lauren Goldie, Cox: Cate Barr – Women’s Youth Eight – 7th

Caleb Antill in the Men’s Interstate Single. Copyright Rowing ACT/Sarah Davoren

🥇Gold Medals🥇
Madeline Vagg – Sydney University – U21 Women’s Single

Cormac Hayes – Canberra Rowing Club – U21 Men’s Single

Caitlin McManus-Barrett (with I Scammell) – Sydney Rowing Club – U21 Women’s Pair

Nick Neales – ANU Boat Club – PR3 Men’s Single

Caitlin McManus-Barrett (Composite Crew) – Sydney Rowing Club – U21 Women’s Coxed Four

Kat Ross – ANU Boat Club – PR2 Women’s Single

Nick Neales (with J Talbot) – ANU Boat Club – Pr3 Men’s Pair

Anneka Reardon and Sophie Jerapetritis – ANU Boat Club – Open Women’s Lightweight Double Scull

Hamish Harding (with R Matthews) – ANU Boat Club – Open Men’s Double Scull

Zoe Bond (Composite Crew) – CGS – U19 Women’s Quad Scull

Caitlin McManus-Barrett (composite crew) – Sydney Rowing Club – U21 Women’s Quad Scull

Kat Ross (with S Albury) – ANU Boat Club – Mixed PR2 Double Scull

Caleb Antill (composite crew) – ANU Boat Club – Open Men’s Quad Scull

Rebecca Jones – ANU Boat Club – PR3 Women’s Single Scull SprintNick Neales (composite crew) – PR3 Mixed Coxed Four

Women’s Youth Eight. Copyright Rowing ACT/Sarah Davoren

🥈 Silver Medals 🥈
Caleb Antill – ANU Boat Club – Open Men’s Single Scull

Anneka Reardon – ANU Boat Club – Open Women’s Lightweight Single Scull

Hamish Harding – ANU Boat Club – Open Men’s Lightweight Single Scull

Zoe Bond (With T Knoke-Driver) – Canberra Grammar School – U19 Women’s Double Scull

Cormac Hayes (with A Rossi) – Canberra Rowing Club – U21 Men’s Double Scull

Alex Moylan (composite crew) – ANU Boat Club – U23 Lightweight Women’s Quad Scull

Cormac Hayes (composite crew) – Canberra Rowing Club – U23 Men’s Quad Scull

Alex Moylan, Anneka Reardon, Sophie Jerapetritis (with E Mure) – ANU Boat Club – Open Women’s Quad Scull

Edward Wilkins, Max Meyer, Luca Hehir and Lucas Hempton – ANU Boat Club – University Men’s Quad Scull Sprint

Ethan Toscan (composite crew) – Canberra Rowing Club – U23 Lightweight Men’s Four

Men’s Youth Eight across the finish line. Copyright Rowing ACT/Sarah Davoren

🥉 Bronze Medals 🥉
Olenka Moran – ANU Boat Club – U19 Women’s Single Scull

Sophie Jerapetritis – ANU Boat Club – Open Women’s LIghtweight Single Scull

Rebecca Jones – ANU Boat Club – PR3 Women’s Single Scull

Olenka Moran and Imogen Lang – ANU Boat Club and Canberra Rowing Club – U19 Women’s Double Scull

Alex Moylan (with M Foley) – ANU Boat Club – U23 Lightweight Women’s Double Scull

Chris Bush, Jake Scheman-Rogers, Hamish Roberts and Will Gregory – Radford College – U19 Men’s Quad Scull

Madeline Vagg (composite crew) – Sydney University – U21 Women’s Quad Scull

Connor Jacopino, Campbell Kruger, Hunter Jolly, Oliver Fox and cox: Issy Faris – Radford College – Schoolboy Coxed Quad Scull Sprint

Catherine Khan and Dearne Grant – ANU Boat Club – Club Women’s Double Scull

Chris Bush, Jake Scheman-Rogers, Hamish Roberts, Will Gregory with cox: Ben Heatley – Schoolboy Coxed Quad Scull

Rebecca Jones (composite crew) – ANU Boat Club – PR3 Mixed Coxed Four

Nick Neales after winning the Interstate PR3 Men’s Single Scull. Photo Copyright to Rowing Australia/Delly Carr

Rowing ACT has selected the following crews to represent the ACT in the Interstate Regatta at the 2022 Australian Rowing Championships.

Congratulations to all selected and well done to all who participated in the selection process for the crews.

Bicentennial Trophy – Women’s U21 8+

Zoe Bond

Madeline Vagg

Olenka Moran

Lauren Goldie

Elisabeth Gregory

Imogen Lang

Emily McHugh

Paloma Padovan

Cox: Cate Barr


Bridget Kelleher-Cole

Penelope Robson

Pippa Gray

Reserve Cox: Catherine Hardman

Coach: Caroline Pijpers 

Wilkinson Cup – Men’s U21 8+

Cormac Hayes

Will Gregory

Rafael Priest

Hamish Roberts

Jake Schemen-Roger

Chris Bush

Ethan Toscan

Jesse Rosin

Cox: Ben Heatley


Damien Schroder 

Jamie Bjerregaard

Kai Martin

Reserve Cox: Catherine Hardman

Coach: Luke Letcher

Coach: Mark Kwiatkowski

Coach: Dave Fraumano

Neil Slatter Trophy – Women’s 1x

Cara Grzeskowiak

Presidents Cup – Men’s 1x

Caleb Antill

Coach: Nigel Harding

PR3 M1x

Nicholas Neales

Coach: Dave Fraumano

Nominations for the 2022 Youth Crews to compete at the Interstate Regatta, and the Pathways VIII’s to compete at the U19 National Team Trials are now open. Nominations will close on Thursday the 27th of February 2022. Any questions should be sent to Head Coach Dave Fraumano at

All nominees should read the Interstate Selection Policies and Process before nominating to ensure they are aware of all necessary requirements.

2022 ACT Interstate, Youth Team and Pathways Selection Processes

ACT State Team, Youth Team and Pathways Selection Policy

Please see below the link to the 2021 Rowing ACT Annual Report

Dear Rowers and Coaches,

Please see below the information pertaining to a new National Virtual Development Series. Each month there will be an opportunity to go online and learn from experts around Australia. For the first installment we are lucky to have some of our WA Olympic Rowers and Coach answer your questions.


St Joseph’s Nudgee College

Brisbane,  Northern Suburbs

St Joseph’s Nudgee College (Est. 1891) is a Catholic Boys’ Day and Boarding school in the Edmund Rice tradition for Years 5-12, with a student population of 1680. The College is a member of the GPS Association and focuses upon providing a balanced holistic education. College staff are invited to participate in the College’s extensive cultural, social justice and sporting programs.

The College ​is calling for applications for the position of 1st VIII Rowing coach.

If successful, you will be responsible for the ongoing leadership and development of a highly successful 1st VIII program.  Do you have the capacity to be a leader in our rowing community, assist in managing the program and continue to build on our recent successes?

  • 200+ boys in the program
  • Active and united Parent Support Group
  • GPS Overall (Old Boys Cup) Champions – 7 times in the last 10 years
  • GPS Head of River (O’Connor Cup) Champions – 9 times in the ​last 14years
  • National Schoolboy VIII Champions 2015
  • Multiple State and National champions, including numerous Australian representatives


The 1st VIII coach will work under the leadership of the Rowing Director. This collaborative relationship helps to provide leadership, management and direction for the overall operation of the Nudgee College Rowing program. You will be responsible for the elite end of the program. You will enjoy strong support from the Rowing Director, Rowing Parent Support Group, Boatshed manager and College hierarchy in achieving the goals of the Nudgee Rowing Program.

Key Responsibilities


  • Succeed in elite VIII competition as a coach.
  • Be able to communicate with the Rowing Director and other coaches about the scope and sequence in developing athletes to arrive at 1st VIII level ready to succeed.


  • Attend all water sessions and maintain and monitor safety standards relevant to the sport.
  • Attend all Strength and Conditioning sessions as well as liaising with the Strength and Conditioning Director to ensure a rowing specific program is in place.

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for an interview, applicants must possess:

  • Demonstrated experience and success working at an equivalent or higher level, within a rowing program.
  • Preferably an accomplished teacher or significant school based education experience.
  • Level 2 rowing coaching accreditation, or demonstrated ability to obtain.
  • Understand how sport is used to drive the education and personal development of young men.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, of boys and adults, planning and coordination.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in improving other coaches’ ability.
  • Working with Children, Queensland Blue Card.


This is a fixed term contract,  3 + 3 year option, pending a successful review after the initial contract period.  

Teachers will be offered a combined teaching / coaching full time contract.

Non teachers will be offered a part time coaching contract. 


Applications close 6 June 2021.

To apply please send your resume and a cover letter, explaining your experience, skills and achievements, to

Please call our Rowing Director, 0477 691 972, if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role.

Save the Date: Come join us to celebrate the end of the 2020/2021 Summer season.

Sunday 6th of June, 2021 4-6pm

White Marquee at Canberra Yacht Club

More details to come…..