Meet Our Coaches!



Youth Coach:


Master's Coach - Brandon Rich

Master’s Coach: Brandon Rich has been rowing since 1999 and lives in Mount Dora with his wife Amanda. He started rowing his freshman year at Winter Park High School. He raced at the national level over the next four years. His race experience includes finishing 3rd at US Rowing Scholastic Nationals in the single scull, 2nd in the single at the Head of the Chattahoochee twice, and winning the FSRA State Championships in several categories. After two years of racing only in sweep boats, Brandon started racing in the single scull. He rowed with the high school team on weekdays and rowed with a group of world class scullers on weekend mornings at Rollins College. After graduating from Clemson University, Brandon and Amanda moved to Mount Dora and both joined the Orlando Rowing Club. Brandon has continued to row and race for various boats and teams over the past years. He is now the Art Department Manager at Hallmark Nameplate in Mount Dora, a printing company that makes plastic and metal labels, as well as printed electronics. Amanda works at First Green Bank in Mount Dora in Deposit Operations.