Stewards Foundation Announces Ken Quail to Serve as Rowing Coach

Stewards Foundation Announces Ken Quail to Serve as Rowing Coach

TAMPA, FL - The Stewards Foundation is pleased to announce that Ken Quail, will serve as a Rowing Coach for The Stewards Foundation’s junior program and The Berkeley Preparatory Scholastic programs. Coach Quail is an Army Ranger and has coached Rowing at a high level at prestigious programs such as The Penn Athletc Club in Philadelphia, New York (NYU), Fordham University, Bethesda Chevy-Chase in Maryland and Washington and Lee High School in Virginia.

Ken began his new responsibilities January 14, 2014 according to Steve White, Director of Rowing. White added that “Coach Quail brings together a wealth of experience and a history of developing fast crews”. “As the Varsity Head Lightweight Coach at Washington and Lee High School, in 2004, his Varsity men’s lightweight Eight were the Stotesbury Cup champions. The Stotesbury Cup is the largest Scholastic Championship Regatta in America. 

Coach Quail began Rowing at Rutgers University where in addition to rowing on the lightweight crew finished summa cum laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

According to Stewards President Tom Feaster, “in addition to Coach Quail’s technical knowledge of our sport and his proven coaching abilities, Coach Quail as an Army Ranger exemplifies the value of leadership, teamwork and responsibility. I am convinced our young people will better learn these qualities through his mentorship”.

Coach Quail’s immediate goal, in addition to his responsibilities to youth rowing is to begin a Masters Rowing Program with the ambition of teaching the sport of Rowing to adults in The Tampa Bay area. According to Coach Quail “Any adult who receives ten (10) lessons by February 15, 2014 is eligible to compete in the Roosevelt Rowing Regatta to be held in Tampa that day”.  All that is required is the ability to swim. Please visit www.RowTampa.com for more information.

The Stewards Foundation is registered as a charitable Corporation. {IRS code 501(C) 3}.  The Stewards mission is to use the sport of Rowing as a vehicle to teach teamwork and responsibility to young people.