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  • Joe Downs, Brian Pangilinan, and Peter Zablocki receive Washington Post 2014 Rowing All-Met Recognition Joe Downs, TJ Senior going to Yale, made the 2014 All-Met First Rowing Team. Brian Pangilinan, TJ Senior going to Ohio State University, and Peter Zablocki, TJ Junior, received Honorable Mentions. See the Washington Post 2014 All-Met Rowing coverage at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/highschools/2014/spring-all-met/boys-rowing/index.html 
    Posted Jun 15, 2014, 9:22 AM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • Summer 2014 Workout Suggestions by Coach Bill Randall The number one requirement is to get out and do something active, do anything active.   The number two requirement is to work on your weakness – if you are not flexible then do yoga or take a stretching class.  If strength is your weakness (no pun intended), then work on getting stronger.  If endurance is where you falter then get out there and do the distance work that will fix that.  If you have a phobia about ergs then do 1,000,000 meters this summer (if you start now it is more than possible).  Of course I would like to see you get in a boat – a small boat is better than a big boat for the summer when possible ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2014, 9:21 AM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • Spring Break Schedule The coaches have put together and come up with the following schedule for spring break (April 14-18). Monday AM: 8-10 - all boats Monday PM: 3-6 - all boats Tuesday AM: 8-10 - all boats Tuesday PM: 3-6 - all boats Wednesday AM: 8-10 - all women's' boats, men's lower boats (F, 3V, 4V, 5V) Wednesday AM: 8-9:30 - M2V Wednesday AM: 9:30-11 - M1V (in fours) & MJV Wednesday PM: 3-6 - all boats Thursday AM: 8-10 - all women's' boats, men's lower boats (F, 3V, 4V, 5V) Thursday AM: 8-9:30 - M1V (in fours) Thursday AM: 9:30-11 - M2V & MJV Thursday PM: 3-6 - all boats Friday AM: 8-11 ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2014, 1:28 PM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • St. Andrews Regatta Volunteer Sign-up and Information Please remember to sign-up at SignUp Genius St. Andrews. Travel information and maps are available at St. Andrews Info. The food assignment, by seat, and food order form were attached to the email sent by the TJ Crew President on March 28, 2014.
    Posted Apr 6, 2014, 6:25 AM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • 2014 SRAA Scholarship The Scholastic Rowing Association of America is pleased to announce the establishment of a scholarship fund. The SRAA recognizes the hard work of student athletes and their dedication to the sport of rowing. For our inaugural year we will award two $3,000 scholarships, one to a female scholastic rower and one to a male scholastic rower in their senior year of high school.  We hope to see the scholarship grow in the future as we continue to support student athletes. The application is to be completes online, https://www.sraa.net/scholarship-application/. There is one link for the student, one for a coach recommendation, and one for the school counselor. Please encourage your senior athletes to apply. Thank ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2014, 9:41 PM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • Sandy Run Regattas and Volunteers 101 Click here to view a guide for Sandy Run regattas developed by TJ Crew's Volunteer Coordinator, Rowie Pangilinan, with the help of other booster parents. Families of freshman and novice rowers will find this document particularly helpful as they prepare for the busy spring season.  The document explains the cost of parking, rower drop-off, where to sign in as a VASRA volunteer, the locations of concessions and the TJ food tent, etc. Click here to download >>
    Posted Mar 17, 2014, 7:00 PM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • Summer and Fall Rowing - 2014 (By Coach Bill Randall) There are quite a number of opportunities to row outside of the high school season. I am biased toward RRC (Resilient Rowing Club) summer and fall programs since I will coach with RRC both this summer (part time) and this fall (full time), but in the interest of full transparency there are other options that I wanted to let you know about. Please talk to me, email me at cjsb@verizon.net, talk to one of the other coaches, or contact one of the captains about the programs if you have questions. There are also some select opportunities for some of the top rowers during the summer through US Rowing including a junior B (1998 and 1999 birthdays) small boat ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2014, 9:05 AM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • 2014 Regatta Volunteers TJ Crew regatta volunteer jobs at Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association are listed at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0E4DADA92CAA8-2014 for sign-up. VASRA JOBS, mostly assigned to TJ by the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association (VASRA). As one of its member schools, we are required to fill these jobs to help run regattas at the Occoquan. Each VASRA job left unfilled would result in a $50 fine, but more importantly, it may affect the safety of our rowers, cause unnecessary delays, inefficient operations, harming our reputation within the rowing community. Thank you for volunteering VASRA jobs to support our Crew Team!
    Posted Feb 2, 2014, 8:02 PM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • REGISTRATION CHECKLIST TJ Crew Family Sign-Up Night, February 5, 2014, 7PM to 9PM, Weyanoke Elementary School Cafeteria (6520 Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312)PLEASE BRING YOUR CHECKBOOKS! As many of you know, this night is the official kickoff of our spring season, and provides an in-person opportunity for families to pay dues, fees, turn in required forms, get measured for and purchase uniforms, purchase spirit wear and ask questions of the coaches and crew booster board. Attached is a densely-packed checklist that will be distributed at Family Sign-Up Night.  In the past, Family Sign-Up Night has been infamous for long lines, so it is to your advantage to complete as much of the registration documentation as you ...
    Posted Feb 4, 2014, 3:27 PM by TJ Crew Webmaster
  • Coach Eric Rothstein’s Retrospectives During his memorable tenure with TJ Crew, Coach Rothstein wrote a series of retrospectives of the Team’s history between 1992 and 2000.  These retrospectives are extremely valuable because they document TJ Crew’s performances from Eric’s personal perspective.  We were not aware of their existence until TJ Alumnus Matt Kurjanowicz (Class of ’03) alerted us of their existence and found them hidden in an Internet archive.  They were linked to previous versions of the TJ Crew website but somehow the link was lost during one of the several website migrations.  The retrospectives are at http://www.tjcrew.org/team-info/history/eric-rothstein-s-retrospectives-1.
    Posted Jan 26, 2014, 9:17 AM by TJ Crew Webmaster
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