Link Available to Watch Friday’s Black Coaches and Rowers Roundtable Webinar


WATCH THE RECORDED WEBINAR: In case anyone couldn’t make Friday night’s powerful Roundtable discussion presented by Rowing in Color, below is the link — please feel free to share:


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 (or watch the recorded discussion using the link available.)
The event is sponsored by the Rowing in Color podcast.