RCA Awards Development Grants

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RCA distributed 2017 Coach Development Grants to 15 Provincial Rowing Associations and member clubs at last week’s RCA National Conference. Since 2008, RCA has provided support to the rowing community through grants dedicated to increasing youth participation and interest across the country. Over this time, grants have been awarded to 46 clubs with funds applied to programs that encourage and support growth in the sport including Learn To Row, developing summer camp programs and maintaining equipment.

For the 2017 Development Grants, RCA focused on coaching development with an emphasis on increasing the number of NCCP Certified Coaches and Coach Developers in Canada.

The following 15 Provincial Rowing Associations and clubs received grants for 2017:

Rowing BC
Row Nova Scotia
Peterborough Rowing Club
Kenora Rowing Club
Kennebecasis Rowing Club
Thunder Bay Rowing Club
Calgary Rowing Club
Fredericton Rowing Club
Victoria City Rowing Club
Saskatchewan Rowing Association
Manitoba Rowing Association
Greater Victoria Youth Rowing Society
Leander Boat Club
Brentwood College
Aviron Quebec

For more information:
Colleen Miller
Sport Development Officer
Rowing Canada Aviron
E: colleenmiller@rowingcanada.org