FULL-TIME SQUAD

 

Name: Charlie Biddle
Hometown:  Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Education:  Bates College, History, 2009
Occupation:  Campaign Associate The Shipley School

Racing Highlights: Placed 1st in Men’s Open Single and Quad at 2013 Head of the Schuylkill…placed 2nd in Men’s Open Double at 2013 Head of the Schuylkill…placed 1st Men’s Open Quad at 2013 Navy Day Head of the Schuylkill…placed 1st in Men’s Open 4x at 2013 Head of the Potomac…placed 2nd Men’s Open Dash 2013 Royal Canadian Henley…placed 2nd Men’s Open Single 2013 Black Fly Regatta…placed 4th in Men’s Open 1x at 2013 Head of the Potomac…placed 2nd in Men’s Pair 2012 Head of the Fish…placed 2nd Men’s Open Single 2012 Head of the Fish…placed 1st Open Eight 2012 Head of the Fish…placed 3rd in Men’s Open Double at 2012 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta…placed 4th in Men’s Open Single at 2012 Elite National Championship.

 
Name: Joe Cipolla
Hometown: Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education:  Manhattan College, Mechanical Engineering, 2011
Occupation: Associate at SPM Professional Services

Racing Highlights: Placed second in the Novice Four at Head of the Fish…placed first in the JV Four at the Dowling Alumni Cup…placed third for Lightweight Men at the NYAC St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Erg Race…placed third in the Pair at the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.

Name: John Haines
Hometown:  Baltimore, Maryland
Undergraduate Education:  Bowdoin College, Chemistry, 2005
Graduate Education: University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, 2010
Occupation:  Physician

Racing Highlights:  Placed first in the M2V4+ at the New England Fours Regatta in 2003 and 2004…placed second in the VM4+ at the 2005 New England Championships…participated in the Britannia Challenge Cup at the 2003 and 2005 Henley Royal Regatta…qualified for the A final in the Elite Pair at the 2003 Marlow Regatta…with his wife, placed first in the Directors Challenge Mixed 2X at the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta…placed first in the M4X at the 2012 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta. USRowing Elite National Championship 2nd Place US Ltwt 2x.

Name:  Mike Sciblo
Hometown:  Havertown, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education:  University of Delaware, Accounting, 2009
Occupation:  Accountant

Rowing Highlights:  Placed second in the Junior Varsity Four at the 2004 Scholastic Rowing Nationals… placed third in the Second Varsity Eight at the 2005 Stotesbury Cup Regatta… placed first in the Third Varsity Lightweight Four at the 2007 EARC Sprints… placed third in the Intermediate Lightweight Quad at the 2008 USRowing Club National Championship… placed first in the Varsity Lightweight Eight at the 2009 SIRA Regatta… placed first in the Varsity Lightweight Eight at the 2009 Dad Vail Regatta.

Name: Matthew Ryan
Hometown: Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education: LaSalle University 2006
Occupation: Software Development @ InvestEdge Inc.

Rowing Highlights: Won the Frostbite Regatta in the Mens Heavyweight 4+ in 2004.  Won the Mens Light 4+ at the Kerr cup in 2005.  Stroked the Varsity Heavyweight Men’s 8+ to the petite final for LaSalle University in 2006. Qualified for the semi-finals in the Men’s Lightweight 1x for World Trials in 2013.    In 2014 had a successful season with Undine winning the Club National Championship in the Senior Ltwt 4x and 2x.  Place 2nd at the Elite National Championship in Princeton, NJ.  Also, won the Mens Open Lightweight 2x at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.  Place 2nd in the Mens Open Heavyweight 2x at the Navy Day Regatta.

Name: Matt Grieshaber
Hometown:  Avondale, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education:  George Washington University, Economics and English, 2014
Occupation:  Analyst at Public Financial Management

Racing Highlights:  Placed first in the M2V at the George Washington Invitational in 2014…Placed first in the Petite Final at SIRAs in the M2V in 2013.  Won the Mens 4x at the 2015 Navy Day Regatta.

WOMEN

Name: Elizabeth Welsh
Hometown: Haverford, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Education: The University of Virginia, Nursing, 2009
Graduate Education: Villanova University, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2013
Occupation: Nurse Practitioner at Philadelphia University

Racing Highlights: Placed third in the Intermediate Pair at the 2007 USRowing Club National Championship… placed first in the Intermediate Quad at the 2008 USRowing Club National Championship…placed third in the open 2x at the 2009 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta…placed third in the open 2- at the 2010 Canadian Henley Regatta…placed first (new course record) in the 4+ at the 2010 Head of the Charles Regatta…placed first in the 4+ at the 2010 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta…placed first in the LW 2x at the 2010 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta…placed first in the LW 2x at the 2010 Head of the Occoquan…placed second in the LW 4+ at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta…placed second in the 4+ at the 2011 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta…placed third in the LW 4+ at the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta…placed third in the 2x at the 2012 Head of Schuylkill Regatta…first female at the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 Schuylkill Navy Turkey Trot.

Name: Shannon Macika
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Undergraduate Education: University of Pennsylvania, Health & Societies and Hispanic Studies, 2014
Occupation: Program Specialist (AmeriCorps VISTA Leader) at Philly Fellows

Racing Highlights: Placed 3rd in the Novice 4+ at the Murphy Cup (2011)… placed 2nd in the 2nd Varsity 4+ at the Orange Challenge Cup (2012)… placed 2nd in the Women’s Intermediate 2x at the Schuylkill Navy Regatta (2013)… qualified for finals in the Women’s Intermediate 4x at the US Rowing Club National Championships… Ivy League Champion in the 3rd Varsity 4+ at the Ivy League Rowing Championships (2014)… won the Women’s Intermediate 2x at the Schuylkill Navy Regatta (2014)… placed 2nd in the Women’s Open 2x at the Navy Day Regatta (2014)… won the Women’s Open 4x at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (2014)… won the Women’s Intermediate 2x at the Schuylkill Navy Regatta (2015)… placed 2nd in the Mixed Open 2x at the Independence Day Regatta (2015).

 

SUMMER 2015

MEN

Name: Corey Brown

Hometown:  Havertown, Pennsylvania

Began Rowing:  2010 at The Haverford School

Undergraduate Education:  University of Delaware

Occupation:  Student

Racing Highlights: In 2013 rowing in the Men’s Varsity Lightweight 8+ which had an undefeated regular season going into their last race.  Key victories included Harvard, Dartmouth, and UPenn. 2013 Mens Lightweight frosh 8+ Dad Vail Champions.  5th Place at the final for the Mens 1x in 2014 Dad Vail Regatta.   As a summer member with Undine he won the Club National Championship in the Senior Ltwt 4x and 2x.  Place 2nd at the Elite National Championship in Princeton, NJ in the Ltwt 2x.  Won the Independence Day Regatta in the intermediate ltwt 2x.

Turkey Trot Team2015 Club Nats

 

girls turkey trot

mens ltwt 2x club nats 2015 drone pic

 2014 club nats

hosr 2015 italians

 

girls 2015 hocr

 

girls 2015 navy day