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
RCA Keynote speakers series at the 2018 National Conference in January! Don't miss it!
Jennifer Walinga - An educator for 30 years, and former member of Canada’s Commonwealth, World and Olympic gold medal rowing teams (1983 to 1992). Dr. Jennifer Walinga draws on her personal, professional, and educational experiences when facilitating problem solving and leadership processes in organizations. Walinga blends organizational, educational, and sport theories in designing communication, change and performance interventions in organizations. She is an award-winning researcher focusing all of her projects on the central theme of optimal human performance. Her research interests include organizational communication, team dynamics, creative insight, social innovation, workplace health, sport education and high performance. Walinga is currently working on culture building projects in the spheres of sport, women in leadership, and workplace health. She is a mother of three and an active member of the athletic and educational communities in Victoria.
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