Head Coach-Helen "Call" Collins

Coach Call Collins Coach Call has had tremendous success with rowing clubs, most recently at the University of Tampa and Tampa Training Center. In 30+ years of coaching, highlights from UT include gold at Head of the Hooch in the Collegiate 4+ and gold in the 1x at the American Collegiate Rowing Association Championship. Her junior rowers achieved all three medal distinctions at US Rowing Youth Nationals in the 1x. Many junior athletes have been recruited by top colleges including Yale, Princeton, and Dartmouth, to name a few. Coach Call is a 1x Masters National Champion and Masters World Champion in the 2x.

Laura Corbett-Brown - Novice

Laura started rowing in St. Catharines, Ontario and earned a scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin.  Some highlights of Laura’s rowing career include: winning the 2001 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in the U23 Women’s 8+, the 2002 Henley Women’s Regatta in the Club Women’s 8+, and recently six gold medals at the 2016 USRowing Masters National Championship including in the Women’s B single  She looks forward to sharing her passion with our next generation of gold medalists.

Christian Ines- Middle School

Middle School Rowing Coach

Carrying on the family tradition of rowing, Christian Ines learned how to scull when he was twelve and from the moment he got into the boat he feel in love. He rowed at Plant High School and now rows as a Master at Tampa Training Center.

Jessica Yetman-Middle School

Middle School Rowing CoachOriginally from CT, she started with rowing through Yale University and she’s been hooked on the sport since. As a self described water baby, she has also competitively swam in High School. Currently she is on UT’s NCAA Division 2 team which gives her current involvement in the rowing community. She loves to have fun, work hard, and be by the water. She also loves to travel and has spent one year in Asia and New Zealand.

Jeff Higel - Asst. Coach-at-Large


Coach Higel has competed in successful boats at the Head of the Hooch and championship regattas in the southeast as a Master rower. He is currently a member of Sarasota County Rowing Club, the local masters rowing club, and has held positions on its board and served as President. His coaching career includes seven years at Sarasota Crew as the Novice Men's, Women's Varsity, and Novice Women's coach. He currently is the Assistant Coach for the men's team and coach for the middle school team.

Coach TBD