Spencer Kielar


2019 NextGen Team Athlete

  • ProgramMen's Lightweight
  • Club AffiliationGuelph Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthApril 5, 1999
  • HometownGuelph, ON

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2017
  • Club AffiliationGuelph Rowing Club
  • Current CoachJames Dyer
  • First Rowed2014, High school rowing team
  • First CoachDon Lewis

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love how rowing can be both calming and relaxing as you row watching the sunrise, colouring the whole sky, and also push you past what you thought your limits were when you are racing for that next position in the last 500m of a race.


Camping, hiking and spending time outside in the wilderness

Favourite place to race

Welland North Course

Favourite place to train

Guelph Lake


Year Event Class Position
2019World U23 ChampionshipsLM1x12th
Pan American GamesLM2x6th
  • Government of Canada
  • Canadian Olympic Team
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Own the Podium
  • Canadian Sport Institute
  • Concept 2
  • Filippi
  • Filippi Canada
  • RegattaCentral
  • Hudson Boat Works
  • Regatta Sport
  • Yamaha Power Equipment