USRowing maintains a strong and long tradition of rewarding excellence in rowing. Following a year of unprecedented achievement, the rowing community has designated strong nominees for the 2013 Fan's Choice Awards which are solely nominated and voted on by rowing fans. Vote now!
MASTERS COACH OF THE YEAR
Marlene Royle – RoyleRow Performance Training Center
Fully focused on masters rowers, coached athletes to gold medals at World Rowing Games, USRowing Southwest Regional Championships, USRowing Northwest Regional Championships, Midwest Masters, GoldRush Masters, Florida Masters, San Diego Crew Classic, Sarasota Invitational and OARS Masters.
Deirdre McLoughlin – Marin Rowing Association
Won fourth straight first-place club finish at the 2013 San Diego Crew Classic. Also won in the D event and finished third in the B event. Travels with the U.S. National Team as a physical therapist on the medical staff. Has announced this is her final year as Marin coach.
Jim Wojcik – Bair Island Aquatic Center
One of his rowers placed second in both the A and B single sculls at the 2013 USRowing Masters National Championships and won gold at the NW & SW Regional Masters Championships in the 1x. His crews medaled in 14 of 21 entries at the SW Regional Masters Championships, including four golds.
Poll results here
-Junior Athlete of the Year
-Collegiate Athlete of the Year
-Masters Athlete of the Year
-National Team Athlete of the Year
-Junior Coach of the Year
-Collegiate Coach of the Year