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Rowers get ready for big competition
Thousands of rowers of all ages spent Friday getting ready for this weekend's Head of the Hooch Regatta. They've come to The Scenic City from across the country and the world to show off their skills, hoping to take home prestigious awards. Read more... by Nick Austin, WRCBtv, Nov. 06, 2015
Welcome Aboard Coach Andreas Leichtfuss
Andreas Leichtfuss arrived in Sarasota two weeks ago to assume his new position as the Sarasota Scullers’ program director and head coach. Read more... by Jen Blanco, Your Observer, Sept 9, 2015
Rowers break down barriers on the water
A white van rolls down the road at Nathan Benderson Park promptly at 8 a.m., and Walter Spikes, beaming, emerges from the driver's seat. Behind him, kids pile out of the sliding door and head toward a tent where coach Dragos Alexandru waits for them. Read more... by Katy Bergen, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, August 17, 2015.
Coach Andreas Interview on ABC 7
Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing program introduces its new director of rowing to the community.
LeRoux named to national team
Area rower Andrew LeRoux, who competes for the Sarasota Scullers, was named to the junior national team. Read more... by Katy Bergen, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, July 20, 2015
Sarasota Scullers rower Andy LeRoux was selected to compete in the men’s quadruple sculls at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships.
Andy LeRoux is always on the move. For the past three weeks, the 16-year-old Sarasota Sculler has been at the Seattle Rowing Center, spending anywhere between four and six hours a day on the waters... Read more... by Jen Blanco, Sarasota Observer, July 9, 2015
The last race
It was their last race, the last time four girls would row together, but they didn't know it. Read article... by Katy Bergen, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, June 14, 2015
Four Sarasota crews move on to semifinals
SARASOTA — Christopher Cail holds a worn, wooden oar blade as he sits in the shade with his teammates before a men's quad semi-final on day two of the USRowing Youth National Championships on Saturday. Read article... by Katy Bergen, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, June 13, 2015
USRowing event to host record number of competitors
SARASOTA - What does the perfect race look like? Four girls on the Sarasota Scullers national squad imagine it under a white tent at a practice in late May. Read article... by Katy Bergen, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, June 12, 2015.
Masters and youth rowers test...Nathan Benderson Park [course] at Saturday's Sunshine State Games
SARASOTA -- More than 200 amateur athletes of all ages competed Saturday in Florida's longest-standing multisport festival, the Sunshine State Games, at Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park. Read article... BY KATHRYN MOSCHELLA, June 7, 2015, Bradenton Herald
Herald Interview with a Sarasota Scullers Rower
Blackburn Point Park Grand Opening
Sarasota and Miami Crews Pile up Bids and Wins at Southeast Youth Nationals
LAKE LANIER, Ga. – Sarasota and Miami will be well represented at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships after clubs from the two cities took 23 of the available bids to the regatta at the USRowing Southeast Youth Championships on Sunday. by Ed Moran, USRowing, May 12, 2015. Read more here.
Crew, Scullers get ready for major races
SARASOTA-The Sarasota Scullers also qualified teams in the men's and women's quad events at the regional championships held on Lake Lanier, the rowing venue during the 1996 Olympic Games in Georgia. by Katy Bergen, Herald Tribune, May 11, 2015. Read full article here.
Made in the shade at Blackburn Point Park
A bigger and better Blackburn Point Park opens Thursday, but local fans already are checking out $4.4 million worth of boat ramps and parking lots, boardwalks and picnic areas. Read here. Herald Tribune, April 27, 2015, by Thomas Becnel.
Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota stages weekend high school rowing event
Article includes photo of our boats. Read here. Bradenton Herald, April 9, 2015. by Sara Kennedy.
Area rowers shine at West Districts
Herald Tribune, March 30, 2015 by Katy Bergen. Read here.
Local Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Team takes home GOLD
Scullers win 7 gold and 3 silver at FSRA West District Championships.
2015 Crash-B Sprints: Junior Women's Field Steals the Show
Rowing Related, March 3, 2015. Read here.
One rower qualifies for world championships at FIT event
Florida Today, February 8, 2015, Read here.
Scullers' Andrew LeRoux dominates Southern Sprints regatta.
Feb. 11, 2015 by Herald Tribune reporter Katy Bergen. Read here