AJRA - Atlanta Junior Rowing Association


Chattanooga Head Race 2014

The first full team regatta started off with a little rain causing delays in Chattanooga.  It quickly moved through and produced a beautiful day for rowing.

Novice squads had a great showing for their first regatta.

NM: 8s placed 1st, 5th and 8th. 4s placed 1st, 3rd and 9th.

NW: 8s placed 3rd, 6th, and 8th. 4s placed 4th, 5th and 7th.


Varsity squads were not to be left behind.

VW: 8s placed 1st, 2nd, 7th and 11th. 4s placed 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

VM: 8s placed 1st, 8th, 9th and 10th. 4s placed 2nd, 3rd, 10th and 11th.

AJRA won the overall Junior Team Points Trophy. Major kudos goes out to the VM and VW 8s for sweeping Gold and bringing home the First Annual River Rock Youth 8+ Trophies.

Keep repping AJRA with pride!

Full race results can be found at www.chattanoogaheadrace.com.

Public photos, courtesy of row2k, can be found at www.row2k.com.




Varsity Men head off to Oklahoma


AJRA kicked off the fall regatta season with the Varsity Men traveling to Oklahoma City.

Eight rowers-Kevin Bower, Chandler Boyd, Joe Cecil, Griffin Ingraham, Henry Lorens, Matt Morelli, Hunter Smith and Michael Stagnaro along with their Coxwains, Jasmine Renkin and Alaine Smith, made the trek to OKC with their coach, Kyle Daugherty, joining 50 other clubs from 17 states.

Saturday afternoon the Youth 8+ finished 4th overall coming in 15 seconds behind 1st place. Later that night, the 8+ took 3rd at Night Sprints. On Sunday, the 8 VM broke into two 4s placing 6th and 4th, just half a second from the bronze medal.

Quite a nice showing from our boys. Way to rep AJRA!


US Rowing Announces the 2014-2015 Scholastic Honor Roll

Congratulations is in order for two of AJRA’s very own- McKenzie Parks and Evan Ketchum- earning Honorable Mention on the USRowing Scholastic Honor Roll.

Every scholastic year, USRowing Scholastic Honor Roll recognizes high school seniors who have excelled in both their academic and rowing career. This year, 164 student-athletes applied.  Forty-nine earned spots on the Honor Roll and 36 earned Honorable Mention.

The full list can be found at www.usrowing.org.


Fall Parent Social, September 28

It’s that time of year. We’ve gotten through tryouts and the first few weeks of fall practice. Whew! With regattas right around the corner, let’s kick off the season with a Fall Parent Social. Please join us Sunday, September 28 from 6-9 at the Wexford Clubhouse. This is a great time to come out and meet other parents that you will see at the regattas. And if you have not met the coaches, now is your chance to schmooze with them a bit.

This will be a potluck affair. Please bring an appetizer, salad or dessert to share. Drinks will be provided by AJRA.

Hope to see all of our Novice and Varsity AJRA parents.


Wexford Clubhouse

11995 Wexford Club Drive

Roswell, GA 30075