Coaching Staff

Our coaches are qualified and trained in both rowing and nutrition which is important in order to maximize performance in a healthy and pleasant way. They are happy to work with each rower on an individual basis to set achievable goals.

Women's Program

Head Coach            Jason Berric     coach@standrewrowing.com

Assistant Coach    Nick Snow        nicholas.snow0@gmail.com

Assistant Coach    Liz Kantak        kantakl@yahoo.com

Men's Program

Head Coach            Jake Kazlow               jacobkazlow@gmail.com

Assistant Coach    Andy Thompson      thompson.a1204@gmail.com

Assistant Coach    Bennett Bruder        bennett.bruder@gmail.com

Assistant Coach    Christian Bratton     cbratton09@gmail.com

Intro Program

Head Coach           Deb Parker                coachparker47@gmail.com

Assitant Coach     Estelle Haase

Jason Berric                         Women's Head Coach

 

Jason is a product of the Winter Park rowing program as both a rower and coach. Specifically, he rowed at Winter Park for two years, then he attended college at North Carolina State University where he coached Men’s and Women’s crew for three years. He graduated from NC State in 2005 with a BS in Chemistry.

Upon moving back to central Florida, Jason returned to the Winter Park rowing program where he was the Freshman Girls' coach for two seasons. Highlights included leading the freshman to the 2008 State Championship title as well as taking fifth at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta.

Jason then joined the Lake Brantley Rowing Association staff in 2009, and brought his successes to the girls’ program. In 2011, the Junior 8+ earned the program's first Stotesbury Cup medal and National Championship medal in the 8+, claiming silver at both events. His girls were the 2012 Florida State Scholastic Champions, winning both the Varsity 8+ and Lightweight 8+ titles. In 2013, the Junior 8+ landed on the Stotesbury medals dock once again earning a bronze medal.

In 2014, as the head coach for the entire North Orlando Rowing squad, the girls' varsity 4+ became the first State Champion in program history. The team put eight boats in the finals at Southeast Regionals, with four boats bringing home medals. Of the medalists, the girls' pair went on to finish 7th at the Youth National Championships in Lake Natoma, California.

Jake Kazlow - Men's Head Coach

 

Jake Kazlow began as a distance runner in high school where his team finished first in their region each year that he was on the team. After high school he went to Georgia Tech to pursue a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Here, while looking for a new sport where he could maintain a high competitive level, he joined the Georgia Tech Crew Team. He medaled at many regattas including golds at Head of the Hooch and the Florida State Championships. 

 

After Graduation Jake went to coach at AJRA. Here he helped a men’s lightweight 4+ win gold at both Head of the Hooch and at Southeastern Regionals. This 4+ also went on to earn a bronze medal at Youth Nationals, the first Nationals medal in AJRA program history. He now looks forward to begin working as the St. Andrew’s Men’s Head Coach.

Nick Snow - Women's Assistant Coach

 

Nicholas Snow was born in May of 1993 and began his rowing career at St. Andrew Rowing Club in the summer of 2005, graduating in 2011. He attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he rowed for 4 years before returning to St. Andrew in November 2015 to coach the women's squad.

Christian Bratton - Sculling/Strength & Conditioning Coach

 

Baptized on the mean waters of the Schuylkill River, Chris picked up rowing at Roman Catholic High School and Crescent Boat Club. He rowed at The College of the Holy Cross as well. After college, he Coached at Roman Catholic High School and Crescent Boat Club, serving as head coach for a year before entering an early semi-retirement to pursue his nursing career. Off the water, Chris enjoys walking his handsome dog, Apollo, exploring Atlanta and these great United States with his beautiful wife, Kelly, and exercising at Crossfit Grant Street in Atlanta's Grant Park neighborhood

Kasia Kaufman                   Assistant Men's Coach

 

Kasia Kaufman has been on a rowing team since her freshman year in high school, when she was a coxswain for both the men’s and women’s teams at the Louisville Collegiate School in Louisville, KY. She went on to cox the Varsity Men at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology with a double major of German.

 

Kasia moved to Atlanta to pursue her PhD in Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis at Emory University. After earning her doctorate, Kasia began teaching honors Biology and coaching crew at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta. 

 

Kasia has been the head coach of the Westminster Schools spring team for the past two years. During her time there, the Westminster team has seen many successes, including a Bronze medal finish in the Novice Women’s 4+ at Southeast Regionals in 2014. The team has also sent boats to SRAA Scholastic Nationals both years, the Lightweight 4+ finishing in the top 10 Lightweight fours at SRAA this past spring.

 

In addition to coaching, Kasia continues to compete as a coxswain for an Atlanta Rowing Club masters team.

 

During the summer and fall, Kasia enjoys coaching the competitive camp and the novice men at St. Andrew!

Bridget Fowler                                 Asst. Women's Coach

 

Coach Bridget rowed and competed at the national level for SARC from 2001-2005.  Her  Jr. Women's 8 took Gold in 2003 at Club Nationals and CANAMEX and her Jr. Women's 4 took Bronze at the same year at Club Nationals.  In the women's 4+ she went on to win Gold at the 2003 Head of the Schuylkill, Head of the Hooch, and at the 2004 SE Regionals; eventually winning the Bronze in the 2005 Youth National Championships. 

 

At UVA Bridget took home the Rookie of the Year Award in 2006.  UVA Women's rowing won the ACC Championships in 2006, 2007 and 2008; won the South/Central Championship in 2007 and 2009   They would also take All ACC Honors  and the NCAA 4th place team in 2009.

 

As a youth coach (SARC 2009-2012) Bridget's women took Silver in the 1x and 6th in the 4+ at the 2011 Youth National Championships.  Her 2012 team would go on to take 13th in the 4+ and 17th in the 4x at the Youth Championships.  

 

As a collegiate coach (University of Iowa 2012-13) Bridget's Varsity 4 won the Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic and all three of her Varsity 4's placed at the Big 10 Championship (1stVarsity 4+ 5th place, 2nd Varsity 4+ 4th place and 3rd Varsity 4+ took 3rd place).

 

SARC is happy to welcome Coach Bridget back for the 2013-14 season!



Deb Parker                            Head Sculling Coach

 

Bio Information coming soon!

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2016-2017 Calendar 

MARCH

 
3/4 - Parent Learn-to-Row
           SA Boathouse
 
3/18 - Tri-Meet w/AJRA & CCR
           Peachtree City 9:00 am
 
3/25-  John Hunter Regatta
3/26   Gainesville, GA
 
 

APRIL

 
4/1 - 4/9  - Spring Break (Cobb, Fulton, BT)
 
4/8 - Cincinnati Invitational Regatta
          *select crews only
 
4/22 - HomeStretch Run
 
 
4/29 - 4/30 - Dogwood Regatta
        Oak Ridge, TN
        Depart 4/28 @ 7:00pm
 
 

MAY

 
5/13 - 5/14 - USRowing Southeast Regional Regatta
          Lake Lanier, GA
 
5/16 - End of Year Banquet
          SA Church Family Center, 6:30pm
 
 

JUNE

 
6/9 - 6/11 - USRowing Youth National Championships
          Sarasota, FL

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Where to Find Us

675 Riverside Road

Roswell, GA  30075

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 500065

Atlanta, GA  31150

 

Information Hotline:

770-676-CREW (2739)

 

Email: coach@standrewrowing.com

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