List of Certified US Rowing Coaches:

Julie LoBiondo- Diversity Director

Kerry Lansing- Programs Administrative Assistant and Coach
John Kennedy- Youth Coach
Leif Stepakoff​ - Board Chairman

​Sean Kelleher- Coach

Additional Coaches:

Christian Barbosa- Coach​​

​Jacob Lansing- Coach

​Nick Danza- Boat Mechanic

Joseph Lopez- Grounds Keeper

Dajour Fisher- Grounds Keeper

Board of Directors:

Edward Kennedy

Club President

Leif Stepakoff

Chairman of the Board

Chuck Thomas

Club Secretary

Debbie Tamas

Club Treasurer​ 

Bill Fetter

Board Member

NRC offers scholarships to home schooled students and students from the following school districts:

Hudson Valley Private Schools
Valley Central
Monroe Woodbury
Currently Enrolled College Students
Residents of Newburgh

*You must contact Coach Kennedy for Scholarship Information​

Pirates of the Hudson valley

Possible changes can be made by contacting the boathouse director Ed Kennedy at 845-541-2313 or

​Newburgh Rowing Club (NRC) Coaching Staff: 

Ed Kennedy - Head Coach and Programs Director, Certified Physical Education Instructor and School Administrator, 35 years of life-guarding experience and coaching in 9 sports. 

Newburgh Rowing Club
Bringing Aquatic sports to all!

Register For NRC Today!

NRC 2023 coming soon!

Contact Information


PO Box 227 Newburgh, N.Y. 12551

Coaches in training:

Fuxin Wilson

Michael LoBiondo

Caridad Irizarry

Boat Storage System

Storage Fees 

$75/Bi-Monthly- Kayak Storage or Shell Storage

$780 Special Yearly Storage for your own unlimited Shed Storage Section

All shed sections are 120 square feet
(Storage must be approved by Boat House Director and NRC Board of Directors with a yearly membership)


$75/Bi-Monthly- Erg Rental

$110/Bi-Monthly Kayak and Shell Rentals

Kayak Rentals start April first!

Yearly Events 2022

Winter Season          February 1st

Early Spring Season   March 4th

Late Spring Season    May 2nd

Spring Clean Up         May 7th
*In Partnership with the Riverkeeper, America Rows and Swims, and Nautical Maritime Academy

Summer Season          July 1st

Summer Camp

Week I       July 5th-8th

Week II       July 11th-15th

Week III       July 18th-22nd

Early Fall Season         September 2nd

Late Fall Season           November 4th