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2016-17 Parent & Volunteer Page

There are many opportunities to volunteer for the Canisius High School Rowing Club. Without the help of our volunteers, the program would not be as successful or as rewarding for our rowers. There is no experience necessary to volunteer!  Come out and meet your son's rowing friends and other parents -- get involved -- many hands make light work!

INSTRUCTIONS:  Click on the name to email the contact.  The names are hyperlinked to their email and will create an email where you can send a message to the contact.



  • Parent Association Chairperson: 
  • Treasurer:  
  • Parent Coordinator:
  • Online Registration:  
  • Travel Coordinator:  
  • Freshman Liaison:  
  • Webmaster:  Stephen Becht
  • Freshmen Liaison: 
  • Evelyn Sullivan
  • Media Results Reporting Liaison: 
  • Bus Coordinators for practice: 

Volunteer Position Job Descriptions

  • Treasurer
  • Parent Coordinator
  • Online Registration
  • Freshmen Liaison
  • Travel Coordinator
  • Max Coordinator
  • Bus Coordinator
  • Parent Association Chairperson
  • Webmaster

Regatta/Event Chairs:

There are many opportunities to volunteer for the Canisius High School Rowing Club. Without the help of our volunteers, the program would not be as successful or as rewarding for our rowers. Freshmen/Novice parents are encouraged to volunteer!  If you are interested in volunteering for any of the following or have a special skill that you would like to share please contact  .

Regatta/Event: (Check back for more descriptions on each of the following positions).

  • Regatta Onsite Chair (for each event)

    • Regatta Food:  Plan and coordinate the menu for the event, post the requested items on the Signup Genius and send request out a week before the event for families to volunteer.

    • Regatta Site/Tent Set Up:  The person or people who are responsible for tent set-up need to be there before any racing to set up the group tent and furniture for the chairs who need to organize the food for the rowers.

    • Max Coordinator:  This person is responsible for towing the MAX trailer from storage to the regatta site and helping set up the tent/furniture for the event.

    • Hotel/Bus Coordinator:  This person or team of people coordinate the busing/transportation from CHS to the regatta site, as well as arrange for and serve the dinners at the hotels for the rowers and coaches.

  • Fall Family Picnic Chairperson:  The event has been hosted by a family or held at the BSRA.  It's a pot-luck dinner.  RSVPs handled by Signup Genius and payments are sent directly to the Treasurer.

  • Winter Social Chairperson:  Usually a team of volunteers plan this event.  The event is held at CHS and involves obtaining gifts for the auction, coordinating food for the event, and various other event planning activities.

  • Crusader Erg Challenge Chairperson:  This event is a reciprocal event held either before or after the CHS rowers travel to Ohio for an ergathon.  Involves coordinating food, host families for visiting team and prizes & t-shirts for competitors.

  • June Banquet Chairperson:  This event is typically held at Kloc's Grove in West Seneca in June just after the Nationals and before exams begin.  Involves coordinating event date, RSVP, payments, food, developing a Senior Mom gift, and working with coaches to insure all other needs are met.  RSVP through Signup Genius and payments sent to Treasurer.