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Schedule

Opponent Date Time Location Details
First Coast Head Race
All Day
First Coast Rowing/Arlington River View Recap
Head of the Charles
All Day
Charles River/Boston, MA Details
Gatorhead
All Day
Earl Powers Park/Newnan's Lake View Recap
Head of the Hooch
All Day
Ross's Landing/Chattanooga, TN View Recap
Head of the Hooch
All Day
Ross's Landing/Chattanooga, TN View Recap
Fall Intrasquad Scrimmage
All Day
Bolles- San Jose Campus Details

Roster

Name Grade
Zayne Blackwell 12
Alex Boutwell 7
Alexander Bryan 11
Ella Busker 11
Matt Chaffin 10
Ryan Cook 10
Aidan Curran 8
Jimmy Dedmon 10
Atticus Dickson 9
Ashley Dodd 12
Nihar Ettigi 10
Bear Fender 10
Campbell Ford 8
Savannah Friedlin 11
Matt Geuy 10
Avery Goldknopf 8
Yash Gupta 10
Cate Haskell 11
Chase Haskell 12
Stone Henderson 11
Mitchell Henshaw 11
Adam Jaeckle 11
Julia Johansen 11
Matthew Keller 10
Ozair Khawaja 10
Satvik Kuravi 10
Rayna Kuthiala 11
Jake Lansaw 11
Samantha Lesser 10
Stanley Lin 12
Ethan Marple 11
Nick Moody 10
Amanda Morales 12
Jared Morales 10
Finn Murphy 10
Kenzie Murphy 10
Joseph Nemetz 10
Javier Neret 10
Nilesh Patel 9
Matthew Patton 12
Anya Raheja 11
Dennis Rao 11
Daniel Rodriguez 11
Zach Rosin-Borrousch 10
Joseph Sakovich 10
Salma Shaalan 11
Caroline Shore 11
Richard Sollee 12
Makayla Stone 11
Grant Szymanski 11
Jacob Wolpert 11
Kendall Woodall 11
Brooke Zimmerman 12

Coaching Staff

Chris RegisterChristopher Register
Director of Rowing/Men’s Head Coach
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Christopher Register was named Director of Rowing/Men’s Head Coach at Bolles in 2017. Register returns to Bolles after leading the Stanton-River Bank Rowing program the last two years.

He served as the Bolles Women’s Varsity Head Coach from 2010-15 with former Director of Rowing Oli Rosenbladt. He also assisted in running the Men’s Junior National Team High Performance Rowing Camp during the summer of 2015 and expanded on that role in 2016, coaching the men’s eight to a win at the CanAmMex regatta.

“I learned so much from Oli and I am very excited to be back at Bolles and give back to such a great program,” Register said. “I am excited to see what great things we can do here—we have terrific kids and a beautiful facility—it’s a place where rowing can thrive.”

Register began his rowing career at Stanton College Prep. During his four years at Stanton, he medaled at Scholastic Rowing Nationals twice. He placed fourth in the Freshman 8+ in 2003, second in the Men's 4+ in 2005, and first in the Men's 4+ during his senior year.

Register continued his rowing and academic career at Mercyhurst College where he rowed as a varsity lightweight. He medaled at the Dad Vail Regatta four years consecutively, placing first on three occasions. He placed third in the Lightweight 8+ in 2007, first in the Lightweight 4+ in 2008 and 2009, and first in the Lightweight 8+ in 2010. During the summer of 2009, he represented Mercyhurst at the English Henley Royal Regatta placing second to Oxford in the Men's 4-. Later that summer, Register placed third in the Canadian Henley Regatta in the Under-23 Men's Pair.


Katherine ChangesKatherine Changes
Women’s Rowing Head Coach
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Katherine Changes was named Women’s Rowing Head Coach at Bolles in 2017. Along with Chris Register, Changes is responsible for guiding Bolles’ year-round, nationally competitive, interscholastic and club rowing program.

Changes comes to Bolles from the D.C. area, where she was Girls’ Varsity Assistant Coach with Woodbridge (Va.) Senior High School the past year. She led the Women’s Junior 8+ and Women's Lightweight 4+ to bronze medals at the Virginia State Championships and both boats qualified for nationals. She was the Boys’ Novice Coach at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia, from 2015-16. She led Robinson to the school’s first-ever novice state title. She holds a US Rowing Level II Coaching Certification.

Changes has also served as Program Manager, Office of Field Operations, Cargo and Conveyance Security Division with the United States Custom and Border Protection since 2014.

“I look forward to helping Bolles produce successful rowers and leaders,” Changes said. “I am a passionate and driven coach and want to see student-athletes improve both physically and mentally.”

A 2014 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Changes was a member of the Volunteers’ varsity rowing program. She won a Conference USA Championship in 2012 along with runner-up finishes in 2011 and 2013. She was named to the Southeastern Conference Honor Roll in 2011.


Victoria Mattie
Freshman Women’s Coach

Victoria Mattie began her rowing career during her sophomore year of high school with Jacksonville Rowing Club. After graduating in 2008, she coached at JRC with the youth program for five years. During Mattie's time at JRC, she had the privilege to coach an athlete with special needs who competed globally with the Athlete’s without Limits Program. She began coaching at Bolles in 2014 with the women’s freshmen team. As a current member of JRC, she has served on the executive board for the past two years and competes as a masters rower year round. Over the past several summers she has coached rowing camps such as Saratoga, Sarasota High Performance camp and ESJ. Mattie is currently pursuing a degree in athletic training.


Devin Rothwell
Women's Freshman Coach

Devin Rothwell is a recent graduate from the University of Virginia. At UVA, she competed both on the Women's recent NCAA Champion team, coached by Kevin Sauer as well as the highly competitive Men's Club team, coached by Frank Biller. As a former high school rower, she has spent many season coaching and coxing master's rowers and is very excited about coaching a younger set of enthusiastic and talented rowers and to be able to see them grow as athletes and teammates.


Scott McLean
Middle School Head Coach

Scott McLean learned to row in the swamps of Newnans Lake with Gainesville Area Rowing (GAR). Quickly rising to the varsity eight, McLean earned medals at the Head of the Hooch, Regional's, and competed at the National level two consecutive years. Turning down a rowing scholarship with Syracuse University, Scott pursued engineering at UCF, where he competed on the club team locally and internationally while studying abroad in Germany. McLean now works as an engineer for the Navy and found a new home with Bolles Crew.


Drew Allen
Middle School Assistant Coach

Drew Allen joined the Bolles Rowing staff in 2016. Drew rowed for Episcopal High School for three years, where he won many medals, including a silver at the FHSAA State Championships his senior year. He then rowed for four years at the NCAA Division 1 level for Jacksonville University, competing at several prestigious races, such as SIRA, MAAC Conference Championships and Dad Vail, the largest college regatta in the country. Drew graduated with a major in Marine Science, as well as a coaching minor.


Additional Coaches: Tim Cadigan, Ilene Lansaw

Bolles Crew History

Rowing history at Bolles
Historical riverfront
Old Boathouse
Modern era boy runners
Modern era girl rowers
Ergs

Rowing at Bolles dates back to the school’s founding in 1933 with cadets participating in the naval programs. As Roger and Agnes Cain Painter were utilizing the former San Jose Hotel to open a new military school, they added a $1500 boathouse to store cutters and rowboats. In the 1940’s, Colonel Painter enlarged the fleet by adding the 45-foot training cruiser, the Manana, as the flagship of the Bolles fleet. The naval activities continued until 1962, when Bolles transitioned from a military school to a college preparatory school.

The following school year, Richard Zahner joined the faculty after serving at a northern school with an active rowing program. According to Bolles alumnus John Carswell ’63 as noted in the spring 1995 edition of About Bolles, Zahner found an eight-man canvas-hull shell in a shed on campus and recruited students to participate in an informal venture. That canvas shell may have served more as a recruiting tool than seaworthy vessel and Zahner managed to acquire two wooden eight-man shells. That spring, the Bolles crew members participated in two competitions, one against Jacksonville University, and the other against JU and the Princeton JV. It is believed a fire claimed the original boathouse and shells later that year and the Bolles rowing program lay dormant for another three decades.

In the spring of 1994, then Senior Vice President of Student and Support Services Bill Borg ’70 called a meeting on the banks of the St. Johns River to propose a new rowing program. Current Director of Upper School and Boarding Admission Mark Frampton took on the duties of head coach and welcomed 38 Bolles students as the inaugural crew in the fall of 1994.

Bolles has grown to include over 100 students, finding success on the water and in matriculating students to some of the top college rowing programs in the country. Sixteen crews, eight for the boys and eight for the girls, have claimed state championship titles in the program’s history. Since 1996, 50 members of the Bolles crew have gone on to row in college at nearly every Ivy League school, MIT, Georgetown, the United States Naval Academy, Duke, and more.

The Bolles rowing facilities have grown significantly as well. The program utilized a garage style building along with an open air shed for boat storage until 2009. The Peyton Boathouse and Rice Family Crew Complex was dedicated in 2009, providing nearly 10,000 square feet of enclosed space, two boat bays, a repair area, a training room, weight room, changing rooms, office space, and a multi-purpose room.

The Bolles rowing program continues to expand, currently offering year-round, competitive rowing encompassing scholastic, youth, and adult programs at all levels.

Peyton Boathouse

Bolles Crew in College

The following list is an ongoing effort to recognize Bolles alumni who participated in crew at the collegiate level. To include as comprehensive listing as possible, please let the School know if you or anyone you know should be listed via email. Please list the alumnus’ name, year of graduation from Bolles, and college or university attended.

Name Year College
Julian Abuzeni 2017 University of Delaware
Annie Pentaleri 2017 United States Naval Academy
Ericka Roseberry 2017 Stetson University
Travis Kennedy 2016 Boston University
Daniel Perez 2016 Dartmouth College
Alex Muzaurieta 2015 Syracuse University
Matthew Pentaleri 2015 United States Naval Academy
Hamilton Eng 2014 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Regan Hamilton 2014 Boston University
Kayleigh Painter 2014 Florida Institute of Technology
Alex Wulbern 2014 St. Joseph's University
Aurelio (AL) Muzaurieta 2013 Harvard
Michael Pentaleri 2013 United States Naval Academy
Isa Griffay 2012 University of Wisconsin
Heather Nearing 2012 US Naval Academy
Jake Mendelson 2012 University of Pennsylvania
Matt Taylor 2012 Columbia University
Conor White 2011 US Naval Academy
Walker Wulbern 2011 Yale University
William Leeser 2011 Haverford College
Mya Nguyen 2011 Auburn University
Sarah Dibble 2010 University of Florida
David Rice 2010 Rollins College
Eric Eriksen 2009 Princeton University
Bryan Smith 2009 The College of William and Mary
Kristin Drew 2008 University of Florida
Christina Lambiase 2008 Columbia University
Mimi Southall 2008 Duke University
Kaitlin Sparks 2008 UCLA
Allison Lacara 2007 UCF
Tess Wood 2007 Princeton University
Aaron Blankstein 2006 MIT
Daven Farnham 2006 Columbia University
Stephen Davidson 2005 Georgia Tech
Rad Murphy 2005 Harvard University
Steffan Wolfe 2005 Columbia University
Sarah Blankstein 2004 Harvard University
Sara Jane Donovan 2004 University of Florida
Joe Milo 2004 US Naval Academy
Taylor Wiatt 2004 University of Central Florida
Brandon Smith 2003 Georgia Tech
David Bass 2003 Cornell University
Amanda Randall 2003 University of Central Florida
Kristi O'Connor 2002 Colby College
Joy Irby 2002 University of Florida
Peter Flynt 2002 Merchant Marine Academy
Courtney Beeckler 2002 Northeastern University
Tony Jennings 2001 Syracuse University
Andrew Baines 2001 MIT
Joe Lisska 2001 Brown University
Josh Davis 2001 Columbia University
Andy Hill 2001 MIT
Christopher Beeckler 2000 UCLA
Neal Turbow 2000 Carnegie Mellon
Stephanie Tilly 2000 University of Miami
Chanley Howell 1999 Harvard University
Katie Marshall 1999 Yale University
Lane Koster 1999 Harvard University
Windy Booher 1998 Amherst College
Holly Fling 1997 Harvard University
Steven Kurosko 1997 Columbia University
Tom Schumacher 1996 Georgetown University

Video

Interview with Director of Rowing/Boys' Head Coach Chris Register
Interview with Girls' Crew Head Coach Katherine Changes