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  • 03/20/2017 8:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Learn to row this summer with Mendota Rowing Club. Information and class schedules can be found here.

  • 10/28/2016 10:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mendota Rowing Club was well represented at the 52nd Head of the Charles in Boston rowing in the Women's Masters 4+, Men's Masters 4+, Women's Club 4, and Women's Masters 8+. Our Women's Masters 4+ (Elizabeth Parker - coxswain, Nancy Jarvis, Mary Moody, Martha Laugen, and Megan Neuman) finished 11th and qualified for next year's event. Well done, team.

  • 10/16/2016 7:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to our rowers for bringing home the medals at the Head of the Rock Regatta -- two gold, two silver and two bronze.  

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  • 10/05/2016 3:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to our novice, advanced, and competitive rowers for bringing home the medals at the Tail of the Fox Regatta -- five gold, two silver and two bronze.  

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  • 09/15/2016 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Learn-to-Row Volunteer Coordinator Position Available
    The Learn-to-Row (LTR) Volunteer Coordinator position at Mendota Rowing Club is currently available for the 2017 season and beyond. This position includes a reduced-fee membership depending on the amount of responsibility undertaken. The LTR Volunteer Coordinator recruits and trains volunteer instructors and teaches at least one class. See a full list of duties below.

    Resumés and other questions can be sent to Fran Breit (fbreit@mendotarowingclub.com). Please submit your resumé by December 1, 2016.

    LTR Volunteer Coordination Tasks:

    1. Updating the LTR Instructor and Student manual as necessary
    2. Training instructors and certifying launch drivers as necessary
    3. Ensuring all lead instructors have completed the Safe Sport training
    4. Recruiting volunteers to run the classes. A launch driver as well as two coxswains are needed for each class. One of these three individuals is expected to be "lead instructor" and to take responsibility for instruction and direction within each class. 
    5. Collecting and distributing substitute list for the use of instructors when needed.
    6. Greeting all classes on first day of class. Helps instructors with any last minute registrations, collects checks, waivers, and swim tests.
    7. Teaching at least one class during the summer. 
    8. Teaching additional classes if lead instructors cannot be identified, but no more than 2.
    9. Acting as a substitute LTR instructor
    10. Serve on the LTR Committee (as do all lead instructors) 
    11. Taking and preparing LTR Committee meeting minutes
    12. Working with Novice coach during 2 week free boot camp in April and during season to smooth transition of students from LTR to Novice group
    13. Submitting class photos for MRC social media (FB, Twitter, and Instagram)
    14. Assisting with National LTR Day (first Saturday in June)
  • 08/12/2016 1:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the June and July Learn to Row Graduates! Nice work and we look forward to seeing you at Novice Practice.

  • 06/08/2016 2:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the May Learn to Row Graduates! Nice work and we look forward to seeing at Novice Practice.

    Joe  Azzara
    Autumn  Brower
    Christina  Brunnquell
    Celia  Carroll
    Laura  Debroux
    Jennifer  Dreyfus
    Keith  Dsouza
    Renee  Earley
    Nan  Fey
    Cynthia  Hirsch
    Gary  Hooper
    Brian  Jelinek
    Jackie  Knepper
    Sarah  Lawton
    Celia  Luner
    Jennifer  Marino
    Nicole  Mccue
    Anne  Mchale
    Michael  Miller
    Carol  Mitchell Rybak
    Christine  Patton
    Katherine  Rybak
    Rachel  Sarow
    David  Southard
    Katy  Thostenson
    Abbie  Vance
    Karen  Vanderwolf
    Harrison  Waala
    Brady  Williamson
    Elise  Ziemendorf

  • 06/08/2016 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    National Learn to Row Day had an incredible turnout of guests and club members, fantastic weather, great snacks, and good camaraderie.  It was a great day of collegial connection with Camp Randall Rowing Club coaches and rowers as well.  May all these good things continue and build!  Thanks to all the volunteers, and in particular to Sarah Howard who did a fabulous job of organizing and keeping things running smoothly.

  • 06/08/2016 2:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Thank you to:

    Cory Berkbigler and Liz Klapheke for being our dedicated coxswains this spring. We love you.

    Janet Balster, Sarah Howard, Casey O'Keefe, Nicki Paulson, and Nick Van Sciver for helping out at the Madison Water Sport Expo.

    Fran Breit, Kathy Campbell, Nancy Jarvis, Mary Moody, Laura Robbins, and Clarisse van der Fetz for helping with our garden.

    Ben Bradford, Fran Breit, and Nancy Jarvis for participating in Rent-a-Rower.

    Aldrin Abastillas, Kurt Amann, Fran Breit, Kathy Campbell, Harlan Hall, Nancy Jarvis, Mark Ketilson, Casey O’Keefe, Mireille Raby, Todd Thompson for your generous donation to the MRC Boat Fund.

    Kathryn Pereira, Nancy Jarvis, Nick Van Sciver, Sarah HowardHarlan Hall, and Ben Bradford for teaching our May LTR students. 

  • 06/08/2016 2:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Swim Test Changes - If a member is not able to pass a swim test the following option is now available to them.

    If a dedicated coxswain is not able to pass a swim test, they may take the test wearing a life jacket, life vest or their own automatic inflatable floatation device. The coxswain must wear a life jacket, life vest or their own automatic inflatable flotation device at all times while in a boat. 

    If a rower is not able to pass a swim test, they may take the test wearing a personal automatic inflatable flotation device. The rower must wear their own person automatic inflatable flotation device at all times while in a boat. 

    Personal automatic inflatable flotation device must be accompanied with a new cartridge when participant is in a boat. 


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