You should apply for the summer racing team if…

  • You are an experienced rower of at least one competitive season
  • You are entering 10th-12th grade in the Fall of 2023 OR
  • You are a rising 9th grader with significant experience, contact Joe Sullivan the Head Coach for approval
  • You want to join a competitive team and gain more rowing and racing experience

Schedule: June 19-August 13

  • Practice times
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4:00-6:00 pm
    • Saturday 11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Regattas
    • Independence Day Regatta – Philadelphia, PA June 30-July 2
    • Philadelphia Youth Regatta – Philadelphia, PA July 23
    • Overpeck Summer Sprints – Leonia, NJ July 30
    • Royal Canadian Henley – St. Catherines, ON Canada August 6-13 (only select athletes will be chosen for this regatta, make sure to have a valid passport)

Meet your coaches!

Head Coach Joe Sullivan

Joe has been involved in rowing for over 35 years and has been coaching since 1984.  Some of his highlights as a coach include 3 medaling boats at SR AA Championships; coaching 13 crews to qualify for Youth Nationals Championships; and coaching over 14 athletes who made a Junior National Team.  Joe’s years of experience have helped many high school rowers gain athletic scholarships to colleges and universities.

Assistant Coach Jane Detwiler

Assistant Coach Samantha Garrity

Assistant Coach Matt Sidlowski


The total cost of this program will be updated shortly for the 2023 season.  This fee includes the yearly Hines Rowing Center fee, all required regatta entries, and trailer fees.  If an athlete is participating in Royal Canadian Henley Regatta the cost of this regatta will be separate from the initial cost of the program.  The cost of the WBC uni is not included, these will be ordered separately.

Checks can be sent to:

Whitemarsh Boat Club

Attn – Summer Youth Race Team

PO Box 944

Conshohocken, PA 19428


Opens in early Spring 2023

Email us to receive updates on this program or for any questions or concerns you have