The Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) Board of Directors confirms its support for the FISA Council’s proposal at this weekend’s Extraordinary Congress, withdrawing its support for the alternate program proposal. This decision follows meetings with the FISA Executive Council where it became clear to the...Read more
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....Read more
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
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NEWS: RCA congratulates the 45 umpires who were appointed to the juries for the 2017 RCA National Regattas. The RCA Umpires Committee selected umpires for the following events: Canada Summer Games, Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, the Canadian University Rowing Association (CURA) Championships and the National Rowing Championships.
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“I am extremely pleased with the number of umpires that have been selected to be part of the four National Regattas,” said Tom Blacquiere, chair, RCA Umpires Committee. “The selected umpires are at a variety of stages along the Umpire Pathway, and I am encouraged to see so many applying. This demonstrates the work being done across the country in developing umpires.” 5 days 4 hours ago.