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Archive for the 'Novice Team' Category

SFU Novice Rowing Coach Announcement

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Welcome to Matthias Uhlenbruck as Head Coach of the Novice Program. Matthias has been a rower for 40 years, starting as a junior at    12  years of age in Germany. He rowed competitively while a student at University in Bonn for 3 years and later at the University in  Munich. He trained at a high level at the National Training Centre in Munich. Matthias began coaching in 1984 and has coached crews in Germany, Canada and Switzerland. In Switzerland Matthias coached juniors and seniors at the club and national levels as well as international level under Swiss National Coach Harry Mahon. Harry is recognized for his work with the Swiss and New Zealand national teams and with coaching the Swiss sculler Xeno Muller.

Matthias is looking forward to working with Jim Gardiner Head Coach of SFU. “We live what we preach” by living and breathing the life through training as a masters rower. He hopes to bring to the SFU Novice athlete the sport of rowing by learning the sport well and the pride and notable attributesof the competitive university rower.