Check out our Summer Youth Flyer (above) and contact us for more information.

Profile: Mairead Manke

This month we’d like to introduce you to Mairead Manke, our Administrative Assistant II/Outreach Officer. As you’ll see the list below, she brings a tremendous amount of experience to BSRA:

• Walk-on at Mercyhurst University

• Dad Vail Regatta participant for four years

• NCAA Championship participant for four years

• Varsity 4+ Division II National Runner-Up 2015

• Mercyhurst University Division II National Runner-Up 2015

Additionally, Mairead earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Mercyhurst University. She started coaching at BSRA in the Summer of 2014 and coaches junior girls, modified sculling and adult learn-to-erg. She was brought on to do administrative work for BSRA in February.

Please join us in welcoming Mairead to the BSRA staff!

Important Dates 

BSRA will have a info table at the Elmwood Village Farmers Market on Saturday, May 12. Market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BSRA will also have an info table at School #54, 2358 Main St., for their Buffalo Public Schools Summer Program Recruitment Event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17. 

Team BSRA and scholastic member teams will be competing every weekend of May: 

• May 6, John Bennett at West Side Rowing Club 

• May 11-13, New York State Championships in Saratoga, NY.

• May 18, Mercyhurst Prepatory Invtitational Regatta, Erie, PA. 

• May 18 &19, South Niagara Invitational, Welland, ON.

• May 26, Pittsford Invitational, Pittsford, NY.

• May 28, All-High Regatta at WSRC.

• June 1-3, Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association (CSSRA) Championships, St. Catherines, ON.

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