I am a boatman/rigger with 12 years of experience.
During that time I was responsible for the care, feeding, rigging, repair and maintenance of; Empachers,Pococks,Hudsons,Vespolis,Kings,Wintechs,Filippis,Resolutes and Schoenbrods and 16 sets of C2 oars.
Further,I managed the boathouse that housed those 16 eights,8 fours,4 pairs and 5 singles, maintained an extensive parts inventory specific to each shell and created solutions for shell and equipment storage issues.
As well, I was responsible for the maintenance of a fleet of 8 launches, the trailering of shells to and from regattas, the liaison with officials for parking, crowd control and all other ancillary issues.
I was also charged with maintenance of all cox boxes,speakers,harnesses and launch to launch communications for the program.
I maintained 40 Ergs,6 stationary bikes and 16 Dynos. I managed hotel reservations and team travel when necessary and have a good personal and professional relationship with all the above named suppliers.
Finally, and most importantly, I helped in creating a work environment in which coaches and athletes felt comfortable expressing their needs,concerns and goals.