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Leadership

Ever Green Boat Club organizes itself as a boat captain-based network, featuring a variety of individuals coordinating participation in local regattas. The club's officers perform basic administrative duties in support of the boat captains, while also pursuing the club's broader strategic goals. Please contact us if you'd like to become a boat captain or an officer in the club.

PRESIDENT & HEAD COACH

Scott Armstrong

Scott's debut as Dartmouth's heavyweight varsity coach in 1992 shocked the rowing world with an undefeated dual race season (9-0), an Eastern Sprints championship and an IRA co-championship. While at Dartmouth, Scott's crews consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally. He has also coached at the national team level, leading the US Mens 8+ to a world championship at the 1993 World University Games. As a collegiate oarsman at Brown, Scott placed first in the 1984 Eastern Sprints and Henley Royal Regatta, and the 1986 IRA. Scott's duties include recruiting athletes, developing high-value training programs for a variety of age groups (men and women), and assisting Boat Captains expand the Ever Green network.


OFFICERS

Alex Simpson '89

Alex was a four year heavyweight rower for Dartmouth, graduating in 1989 and rowing at Henley Royal Regatta his senior year. Alex left rowing following graduation, but re-engaged with Ever Green in 2010. He rowed in the club's Mens Masters entry, stroked by Syd Williams, at the Head of the Charles in 2011. Alex is in charge of race logistics (registration, equipment, etc.) for Ever Green Boat Club.

Sydney Williams '89

Syd dedicated his tenure as captain of the 1988-89 heavyweight squad to reinforcing Dartmouth's proud tradition, and led his team to the Henley Royal Regatta and the Koninklijke Holland Becker Regatta in Amsterdam. After college, he raced for the New York Athletic Club, finishing top three at various championship regattas. His journey into rowing began at Deerfield Academy, where he rallied fellow students to found the school's rowing program. As a Masters rower and following a 20-year layoff, Syd now competes for Greenwich Crew, in Greenwich, Connecticut. Recent wins include the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and the Head of the Schuylkill. Syd administers the EGBC website and helps to guide the Club's strategic focus.


OTHER KEY INDIVIDUALS

Pancho Ryan '81, Photography