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USRowing is pleased to announce that a Black Rowers and Coaches Roundtable sponsored by Rowing in Color has been added to our webinar schedule for Friday, June 19th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. EDT. This experienced panel of influential Black rowers and coaches will have an in-depth discussion on the topics of race, inclusion, and equity in the sport of rowing. This panel is open to both members and non-members. Panelists include:

  • David Banks – Two-time U.S. Olympic Rower; Five-time U.S. National Team Rower; Board of Directors, Oakland Strokes
  • Richard Butler – Former Diversity and Inclusion Manager, USRowing; Former Executive Director, Three Rivers Rowing Association
  • Malcolm Doldron – Women’s Lightweight Head Coach, Boston University; Head Coach, USRowing Under 23 Lightweight Women’s National Team Selection Camp
  • Michael Green – Dartmouth Men’s Rowing, Class of 2021
  • Brannon Johnson – Owner and CEO, BLJ Rowing
  • Patrick Johnson – Lead Coach and Program Director, DC Strokes Rowing Club, Athletes Without Limits, and US Army Warrior Games
  • Asiya Mahmud – Assistant Coach, Drexel University Women’s Rowing
  • Catherine Reddick – Two-time Pan American Games Medalist (2011: 2x, 4x); Board Member, Philadelphia City Rowing
  • Kadee Sylla – 2019 U.S. Under 23 National Team Rower; University of San Diego Women’s Rowing, Class of 2020
  • Craig White – Head Coach, St. Benedict’s Preparatory School

We encourage everyone to join the webinar! The event is sponsored by the Rowing in Color podcast.