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WTT3 small boats has been rescheduled to this Saturday (24th of July). The same order of entries will prevail and no new entries will be accepted. See you on the start line.

Rowing ACT Performance Pathways /ACTAS High Performance Assistant Coach

The Rowing ACT / ACTAS Performance Pathways Squad is seeking a full time assistant coach to help develop the ACT’s next generation of Australian Olympic Rowers. Our role is to identify and then nurture talent through the Rowing Australia Performance Pathway, for underage national team representation then on to the National Training Centres. The Rowing ACT Pathway Program (RACT PP), is the managed by Rowing ACT and supported by the ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS).

RACT is responsible for the overall management, promotion and development of the sport and represents affiliated rowing clubs and competitive and recreational members throughout the ACT. ACTAS provides services in athlete management to all categorised athletes and training agreement athletes identified in the pathway program.

Rowing ACT is looking to appoint a full-time Rowing ACT Performance Pathways /ACTAS High Performance Assistant Coach who will be integral in delivery the Performance Pathways for rowing in the ACT. They will be working to develop athletes for state and national representation on Australian underage teams and coordinating the ACT’s underage interstate squads.

For more information about the role and how to apply, click on the link below to the “SportsPeople” website. Applications close at 12 noon on Friday 21 May.

http://www.sportspeople.com.au/jobs/65820-rowing-act-performance-pathways-actas-high-performance-assistant-coach-assistant-coach-rowing-act

Rowing ACT is pleased to announce the following team selected to represent the ACT at the 2021 Australian Masters Rowing Championship (AMRC) in the Interstate Events.
Interstate Crew
Women’s PR3 Single: Sue Donoghue
Men’s PR3 Single: Ian Cooper
Women’s Quad Scull: Adair Ferguson, Dearne Grant, Selina Rowland, Sarah Tynan
Men’s Quad Scull: Henry Bridgewater, Peter Dall, Ted Hall, Ian Mongan
Women’s Eight: Sarelle Woodward, Anna Cicognani, Emma Southcott, Kerry Knowler, Deb Styman, Elaine Bissaker, Virginia Hayward, Annabel Reid, cox Sarah Davoren
Men’s Eight: Sebastian Lang, Jeremy Lawrence, Ben Farrell, Damon Hietbrink, Steve Reynolds, Steve McGlynn, Peter Macartney, John Blackwell, cox/coach Renae Domaschenz

Reserves: Cox Reserve: Ruby Brady-Welsh
Women’s Reserves (both boats): Fiona Blackwell, Simone Jones, Cindy Watt
Men’s Reserves (Eight): Damien Pentony, Rick Martin, Rob Curtin, Steven Mirtschin
Men’s Reserves (Quad): Damien Pentony, Rick Martin, Steve Grzeskowiak, Rob Curtin, Steven Mirtschin, Michael Simmons

Congratulations to all who have been selected, we wish you good fortune at the AMRC.

Tobias’ involvement in rowing started at 14 as a school and club rower at the Wellington Rowing Club, New Zealand, and progressed to rowing for the University of Waikato and on the New Zealand Junior, Under 23 and Senior teams from 2008 to 2013. Some achievements included an Under 23 World Championship title, World Cup medal and a Concept 2 World Record for the 60 minute erg.

Since moving to Australia Tobias has been involved in University and School rowing programs as an athlete, coach, administrator and volunteer. Prior to calling Canberra home, Tobias was the Head of Rowing at Kinross Wolaroi School and founded a program which was recognised in 2019 at the World Rowing Awards for its contribution to sustainability. Settling into Canberra, Tobias is the Head of Rowing at Canberra Grammar School and is excited to contribute his experience, skillset and perspective to the Rowing ACT board.

Tobias Wehr-Candler

Prior to working in strategy consulting, and while competing as an athlete on the New Zealand rowing team and Tobias was heavily involved in scientific research and education program development. He holds a Master of Management and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and has studied with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tobias’ involvement in rowing started at 14 as a school and club rower at the Wellington Rowing Club, New Zealand, and progressed to rowing for the University of Waikato and on the New Zealand Junior, Under 23 and Senior teams from 2008 to 2013. Some achievements included an Under 23 World Championship title, World Cup medal and a Concept 2 World Record for the 60 minute erg.

Since moving to Australia Tobias has been involved in University and School rowing programs as an athlete, coach, administrator and volunteer. Prior to calling Canberra home, Tobias was the Head of Rowing at Kinross Wolaroi School and founded a program which was recognised in 2019 at the World Rowing Awards for its contribution to sustainability. Settling into Canberra, Tobias is the Head of Rowing at Canberra Grammar School and is excited to contribute his experience, skillset and perspective to the Rowing ACT board.

Tobias Wehr-Candler

He holds a Masters of Management from Sydney University Business School. Tobias has particular interests in strategic planning & development, new ventures and performance improvement across government, science, education and sport focused organisations.

Prior to working in strategy consulting, and while competing as an athlete on the New Zealand rowing team and Tobias was heavily involved in scientific research and education program development. He holds a Master of Management and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and has studied with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tobias’ involvement in rowing started at 14 as a school and club rower at the Wellington Rowing Club, New Zealand, and progressed to rowing for the University of Waikato and on the New Zealand Junior, Under 23 and Senior teams from 2008 to 2013. Some achievements included an Under 23 World Championship title, World Cup medal and a Concept 2 World Record for the 60 minute erg.

Since moving to Australia Tobias has been involved in University and School rowing programs as an athlete, coach, administrator and volunteer. Prior to calling Canberra home, Tobias was the Head of Rowing at Kinross Wolaroi School and founded a program which was recognised in 2019 at the World Rowing Awards for its contribution to sustainability. Settling into Canberra, Tobias is the Head of Rowing at Canberra Grammar School and is excited to contribute his experience, skillset and perspective to the Rowing ACT board.

Tobias Wehr-Candler

Rowing ACT would like to welcome Tobias Wehr-Candler to the board. Tobias is a former international rower and strategy consultant.

He holds a Masters of Management from Sydney University Business School. Tobias has particular interests in strategic planning & development, new ventures and performance improvement across government, science, education and sport focused organisations.

Prior to working in strategy consulting, and while competing as an athlete on the New Zealand rowing team and Tobias was heavily involved in scientific research and education program development. He holds a Master of Management and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and has studied with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tobias’ involvement in rowing started at 14 as a school and club rower at the Wellington Rowing Club, New Zealand, and progressed to rowing for the University of Waikato and on the New Zealand Junior, Under 23 and Senior teams from 2008 to 2013. Some achievements included an Under 23 World Championship title, World Cup medal and a Concept 2 World Record for the 60 minute erg.

Since moving to Australia Tobias has been involved in University and School rowing programs as an athlete, coach, administrator and volunteer. Prior to calling Canberra home, Tobias was the Head of Rowing at Kinross Wolaroi School and founded a program which was recognised in 2019 at the World Rowing Awards for its contribution to sustainability. Settling into Canberra, Tobias is the Head of Rowing at Canberra Grammar School and is excited to contribute his experience, skillset and perspective to the Rowing ACT board.

Tobias Wehr-Candler

Rowing ACT would like to welcome Tobias Wehr-Candler to the board. Tobias is a former international rower and strategy consultant.

He holds a Masters of Management from Sydney University Business School. Tobias has particular interests in strategic planning & development, new ventures and performance improvement across government, science, education and sport focused organisations.

Prior to working in strategy consulting, and while competing as an athlete on the New Zealand rowing team and Tobias was heavily involved in scientific research and education program development. He holds a Master of Management and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and has studied with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tobias’ involvement in rowing started at 14 as a school and club rower at the Wellington Rowing Club, New Zealand, and progressed to rowing for the University of Waikato and on the New Zealand Junior, Under 23 and Senior teams from 2008 to 2013. Some achievements included an Under 23 World Championship title, World Cup medal and a Concept 2 World Record for the 60 minute erg.

Since moving to Australia Tobias has been involved in University and School rowing programs as an athlete, coach, administrator and volunteer. Prior to calling Canberra home, Tobias was the Head of Rowing at Kinross Wolaroi School and founded a program which was recognised in 2019 at the World Rowing Awards for its contribution to sustainability. Settling into Canberra, Tobias is the Head of Rowing at Canberra Grammar School and is excited to contribute his experience, skillset and perspective to the Rowing ACT board.

Tobias Wehr-Candler

Rowing ACT is proud to announce the crews for the 2021 ACT State Team, which will represent the ACT at the Interstate Regatta held on Sunday the 28th of March 2021, in Lake Barrington, Tasmania.

President’s Cup – Men’s Single Scull: Caleb Antill, coached by Dave Fraumano

Nell Slater Cup – Women’s Single Scull: Lilli Reardon, coached by Nigel Harding

Men’s PR3 Single Scull: Nick Neales, coached by Charlie Mackenzie

Women’s PR3 Single Scull: Nikki Ayers, coached by David Bagnall and Dave Fraumano

Bicentenary Cup – Youth Women’s Eight: Madeline Vagg, Zoe Bond, Elizabeth Gregory, Eloise Lambden, Harriet Wallace, Ellora Kelly, Claudia Downes, Cara Martin, coxed by Alexandra McDonagh, coached by Nigel Harding, Sarah Cook and Renae Domaschenz

Victoria’s Cup – Lightweight Women’s Quad: Alexandra Moylan, Ellie Barr, Charlotte Ryan, Louisa Ritchens, Reserve: Ella Beniamini, coached by Nigel Harding

Congratulations to all!

The Rowing ACT Annual Report has now been released, and can be found below.

Rowing ACT is currently recruiting for a new Executive Officer. Details regarding the job can be found here:

Applicants can ask questions and apply for the job by emailing president@rowingact.org.au

Cameron Zellner is a keen para-rower at Capital Lakes Rowing Club in Barton and rowing is a big part of his life. Cameron is looking for a new rowing coach and we wondered if you may know someone interested in the role that you could forward the attached advert to or post to or share with communal noticeboards. 

This person will be part of a small team using best practice and be supported by a network of visionary family and friends. Training in Cameron’s support needs, Systematic Instructions and career development will be provided. The role will evolve so Cameron is looking for committed people willing to make the role their own.

Cameron has made some great progress in the last twelve months, competing in his first regatta season and the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships. It is exciting to be part of Cameron’s Team. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.