The People

    • Club Admin - Sofie Gregory

      Sofie is stepping in as interim Club Administrator for the next couple months. She has been both an athlete and a coach at VCRC in the past and is excited to be back and starting this new role. She will be working part time and will mainly be at the lake on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. She just completed her Sport Management Degree at Camosun College and is looking forward to meeting you at the lake.


    • Sofie Gregory (interim 2021)

      The Director of Introductory Programs manages the VCRC introductory programs for youth and adults, including the Adult Introduction to Club Rowing (novice) program, and custom lessons.  Please contact if you have questions about the pathway and programs for learning to row. 


    • Isolda oversees all the Adult member programs and is the lead coach for the Competitive group. Please contact Isolda for information on any of the Adult member programs.


    • The Director, Junior Rowing leads and manages the VCRC Junior competitive program, working with a team of coaches to develop junior rowers as athletes and citizens. She is also the lead coach for the U19 girls.


    • Leanne oversees the Adult Novice members and Adult Learn to Row programs and is the lead coach for the Adult Novice group. Please contact Leanne for information on any of the Adult Novice programs.


    • Lead Coach, Adult Club group
  • Boatman

    Clive Wright
      Contact: 250-658-5321
  • VCRC Board of Directors 2019-2020     


    Crystal Edey

    Vice President

    David Marcovitz


    Fred Blue


    Tara Barnett

    Director at Large

    Rory Morahan

    Director at Large

    Emily Garry

    Director at Large

    Justin Hume

    Director at Large

    Irina Sladedeck

    Director at Large

    Craig White


    VCRC is a registered not-for-profit society run by a Board of Directors elected by members.

    VCRC is run by a Board of Directors, elected by club members. The Board of Directors leads the club towards achieving the Club’s Vision and Mission, providing direction to VCRC staff who are responsible for day-to-day operations. The Board meets monthly and minutes are available to members.

    VCRC Members are also encouraged to contribute by sitting on one of the VCRC Committees (e.g., Adult Committee, Junior Committee, Finance Committee, Hiring Committee)

    If you have any questions about how you can participate on the Board, please contact Crystal Edey (