The Shipley Rowing Academy, based out of The Shipley School is a fully comprehensive rowing program designed to develop athletes' skill level from beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the water and we strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.

The Shipley Rowing Academy has an athlete-focused approach that focuses holistically on athlete development.  Embedded in many of our clinics are educational seminars designed to encourage proper sleep, nutrition, and mental well-being habits that not only improve performance but also healthy living.  Shipley's Rowing Academy is all inclusive and strives to provide an opportunity for players to go from grassroots to greatness on and off the water!

Program Overview

State of the art training facilities include: 
  • Sweep and Sculling Rowing Tanks
  • Row Perfect Ergometers
  • Concept 2 Ergometers with slides
  • Last 500-m sport specific weight training machine

Meet the Team

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  • Photo of Scott Gavin-Wisniewski

    Scott Gavin-Wisniewski 

    Director of Rowing
    Phone/Extension: 4678
    University of Pittsburgh - BA
    Cabrini University - MEd
    Bio

Rowing Clinics

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  • Junior Development Camp

    November 28 - December 16 (Monday to Friday)
    3:30pm-5:30pm
    Early Registration (10/1-10/15) - $400
    Regular Registration (10/16-11/17) - $475

    Note: This camp focuses on fitness development, advancing technical development and includes a speaker series in the final week of the program. 

    Speakers include: Eric Murray - 2x Olympic Rowing Gold and 6x World Champion, and Emma Twigg - Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist, World Champion and LGBT advocate.
  • Master's Rowing Clinic

    December 5 - December 16 (Monday to Friday)
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    Early Registration (10/1-11/5) - $400
    Regular Registration (11/6-11/17) - $475

    Speakers include: Eric Murray - 2x Olympic Rowing Gold and 6x World Champion, and Emma Twigg - Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist, World Champion and LGBT advocate.
  • Speaker Series (only)

    December 12 and December 16 - 4:00-5:30pm EST
    Cost: $225
    Speakers include: Eric Murray - 2x Olympic Rowing Gold and 6x World Champion, and Emma Twigg - Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist, World Champion and LGBT advocate.
  • Learn to Row Clinic

    January 9 - January 13 (Monday to Friday)
    3:30pm-5:30pm
    Early Registration (10/1-11/5) - $400
    Regular Registration (11/6-12/16) - $475
    *Must be in grade 5 or higher
  • Advanced Learn to Row

    January 17 - January 20 (Tuesday to Friday)
    3:30pm-5:30pm
    Early Registration (10/1-11/5) - $400
    Regular Registration (11/6-12/16) - $475
    *Must be in grade 5 or higher and at least one week of rowing experience

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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.