Learn to Row (L2Row)
South Orlando Rowing Association is excited to offer you a fun and exciting way to enjoy your Florida summers here in Lake Nona and Moss Park with our new Masters/Assistant Junior coach, Coach Deidrah Kennedy. Here is your chance to try something new with a new group of friends.
In this L2Row session you will learn the basics of rowing with others that are just starting out. We will teach you everything you need to know from carrying oars and boats, to your first time on the erg (rowing Machine) to rowing on the water.
During this class, you will be challenged to learn new skills and a new meaning of teamwork.
About Coach Deidrah
Coach Deidrah is a long-time rower and a USRowing Certified Coach and she brings her love of rowing and her high school (prep school), collegiate, masters and club experience to SORA.
She comes to us from Davenport, Iowa where she called Rivermont Collegiate Rowing Academy home as the head rowing coach and the Assistant Head of Residence Life on campus. With her position as Head Coach, Deidrah has built the program from the ground up. In the program's first year rowers won Novice 1x at hooch, placed 1st and 10th in novice 2x and 2nd in novice 4x at Midwest Championship regional regatta. Deidrah also was the assistant head coach of Y Quad Cities Rowing which is one of the premier rowing clubs in the country. She will bring the skills that she has gained from all of the great coaches, rowers and her own personal training here to SORA.
Coach Deidrah comes to us with extensive experience in building programs at several prep-schools, clubs and colleges over the last 7 years. She earned her degree in Communications from the University of Dubuque where she pursed her other passion of golf and was a member of the Women’s Golf Team. Coach Deidrah rowed on the Quad City Rowing Association as a Junior where her love of Rowing began.
Please feel free to contact our new coach Deidrah Kennedy or Kelly Hagan with questions.
Deidrah Kennedy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Hagan - email@example.com