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Welcome to Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program, the oldest organized youth rowing club in Sarasota. Our mission is to transform the lives of middle and high school aged youth in Sarasota and Manatee counties by promoting fitness, health, teamwork and good sportsmanship, as well as high moral and civic standards. In a supportive and nurturing climate, the Sarasota Scullers Rowing family seeks to develop a diverse group of scholar-athletes regardless of athletic experience or fitness level. Throughout the year, our Sarasota rowing program offers competitive rowing for high school students, a developmental middle school rowing program, and summer camp rowing for grades 6-12. No rowing experience is necessary, but once learned, rowing will transform your life.
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Want to learn to row? We invite new high school rowers to visit a practice session Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:45-6:15 or Saturdays 7:45-10AM. Middle School Rowers stop by Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30-6:15 or Saturdays 10AM-12PM. Prospective rowers will meet with our coaches and ride along in a launch to see what practice is like. Email office@sarasotascullers.org for more information.

Scullers in the News

Sarasota Scullers send three rowers to Head of the Charles Regatta

One of the biggest United States rowing competitions of the year will be in Boston this weekend, and three rowers with ties to Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota will be in the field. Read more here. by David Wilson, Bradenton Herald, Oct 18, 2016.

Juniors coach, masters champion

Laura Corbett-Brown, a 36-year-old coach with the Sarasota Scullers, won six gold medals at the USRowing Masters National Championships this summer. That gives her credibility with teen rowers. Read more... by Thomas Becnel, Sarasota-Herald Tribune, Oct 5, 2016.

The Sarasota Scullers have a history of success

The Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program is the oldest organized youth rowing club in Sarasota. Since 1991, the Scullers have led the way in competitive rowing and developing athletic and competitive while achieving a #1 ranking in Florida at the 2010 State Championships. Read more... by Charlie Roberts, Bradenton Patch, Sept. 23, 2016.

Sarasota Rowers Bring Home Gold

Some local rowers bring home the gold. Karen Wiegandt, and Laura Corbett, from Sarasota County Rowing Club, were competing at the US Rowing Masters National Championships this past weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts. by SNN TV August 24, 2016. See here.

USRowing to Host Largest Youth National Championships Ever

Waiting to board a plane for New Jersey from the Tampa Airport, Sarasota Scullers team captain Marcel Griffeon sat quietly in the terminal. He was nervous, excited and ready to race.  Read more... by Sarah Marshall, US Rowing, June 9, 2016

Area rowers head to Jersey to test best

Anna Irving started rowing competitively in the area about six months ago and now she’s going to compete at the highest youth level in the country. Read more... by Ryan Summers, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, June 10, 2016

Hit or Miss: Jen Blanco

After five years with the Sarasota Scullers, Pine View senior Jeevesh Konuru is taking his talents to Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Read more... Sarasota Observer, by Jen Blanco, June 2, 2016.

Southeast Youth Championships conclude at Sarasota's Benderson Park

SARASOTA -- Riverview High School student Katie Beiler, 15, tried softball, soccer and basketball and then she went to a rowing camp put on by The Sarasota Scullers. a Sarasota rowing club, and finally felt like she was home. Read more.... Bradenton Herald, by Richard Dymong, May 15, 2016

Row to Rio: Five Questions with Olympian Charlie Cole

Sarasota Scullers senior Jeevesh Konuru asks Olympic hopeful Charlie Cole five questions during the US Rowing Sculling Olympic Trials. Source: Herald Tribune.

Sculler commits to Jacksonville University

Sarasota Military Academy senior Kimia Spikes signed a national letter-of-intent April 13 to row for Jacksonville University, which has won the Metro Athletic Conference Championship each of the past two years... Read more here. Sarasota Observer, by Jen Blanco, April 14, 2016

New crew team rows into Saint Stephen's athletic department

It is not often a crew team sails into view out of the blue. However, the Saint Stephen's Episcopal School Falcons have formed one of middle- and upper-school students... Read more here Bradenton Herald, by Indre Zalepuga, March 11, 2016

Hit or Miss: Sarasota Sculler Rowers Recruited to College

A trio of Sarasota Scullers rowers are moving on to the collegiate ranks. Read more... Sarasota Observer by Jen Blanco, March 17, 2015

Sarasota Scullers Win Rowing for Life at Sarasota Invitational

The Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing mixed with their coaches and Sarasota County Rowing Club members for the Rowing for Life race at the 7th annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta held at Nathan Benderson Park. First across the finish line, Scullers won a $1000 donation, presented by MetLife.

Sarasota Rowing for Life

Hit or Miss: Jen Blanco

Looking to take its youth rowing program to the next level, the Sarasota Scullers have added a pair of international coaches to their staff. Read more... Sarasota Observer, by Jen Blanco. March 3, 2016

Scullers go for gold at regatta

The Sarasota Scullers won five gold medals at the annual Head of the Giblet Regatta Nov. 21, at Turkey Lake in Orlando. Read more... Sarasota Observer Nov. 26, 2015



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