• Carrying the Boat to the Dock

      n.d.
      Lisa Tiffeny helps carry the boat to the dock.
    • Checking the Boat

      1967
      Before a race the crew and the coach must check the boat to make sure all the nuts are fastened and all the seats and foots stops are in the right place. Here is Tony Biernacki watching over as Brock's first female crew doing just that in 1967.
    • Early Ergometer

      n.d.
      A rower using an indoor ergometer.
    • The Ed Mirynech Boat

      1967
      Anne Mirynech christening the pair/double (a shell meant for two) named after her husband. James A. Gibson and his wife Caroline look on.
    • Ed Mirynech Boat Christening (1967)

      1967
      Anne Mirynech is pictured here christening the "Ed Mirynech", named after her husband who was the rowing moderator and former acting director of athletics.
    • Freshman of the year

      1971-72
      Brock University rowing team's 1971-72 freshman of the year recipient, Corrie Willekes, receiving his award.
    • The J.A. Gibson Boat

      1967
      Caroline Gibson christens the eight crew boat named after her husband James Gibson who was the first president of Brock University. James A. Gibson and the lightweight varsity crew of 1967 look on.
    • Jr Varsity (1970)

      1970
      Junior varsity rowing team with coach Tony Biernacki.
    • Jr Varsity Women Rowing Post Practice 1976-77

      1976-77
      The 1976-77 Jr Varsity Women getting off the water. Pictured here are coxswain Maria Carboni, Jennifer Gayman, Kim Evans, Kim White, Sue Thorpe, Wendy Whitfield, Trudy Campbell, and bowman Helen Petrenal.
    • Junior Men's Eight Rowing Crew (1970-71)

      1970-71
      Rowing down the course.
    • Junior Varsity Crew Getting Off the Water

      1976
      Brock's Junior Varsity crew of '76 pictured looking appropriately worn out after practice. Their shirts read "Brock Crew '76: Up Y'Oars" Cox: Kari Syri, Stroke: Ed Cooling, Ralph Martens, Paul Kivell, Don Rickers, Sean Stackwood, Clark Wochis, Jack Pyke, Bow: Bruce Petrie, Coach (the leg on the boat): Tony Biernacki.
    • Leaning Away

      n.d.
      The team leans to their right so pulling into the dock is easier.
    • Men's Lightweight Varsity Crew Heading In

      1968-69
      The Men's Lightweight varsity crew of 1968-69 coming in from practice.
    • Novice Women's Dash

      1984-10-27
      Brock novice women's crew pull their way to the finish line during their championship race on October 27, 1984 in the novice women's dash. This was Brock's first ever gold medal in women's rowing. Members of the crew from left (bow) to right (stroke) are: Lesley Esford, Tonia Smithers, Darlene Kelly, Amanda Abbott, Nancy Horne, Janis Dudman, Brenda Miller, Michelle Priester and coxie Julie McMenemy.
    • "Powder Puffs" Women's Rowing (1967)

      1967
      Part of Brock's first ever all female rowing crew.
    • Putting the Boat in the Water

      1970-71
      The Men of the 1970-71 Rowing Team gently sets their boat into the water.
    • Shell Christening

      n.d.
      Members of the Brock University Rowing Club and their new $3000 shell, named Cete, meaning a group of Badgers. Tony Biernacki is pictured here pouring pond water onto the shell in a mock christening.
    • Starting a Race

      n.d.
      Several women's rowing crews are at the start of a race.
    • Taking the Boat Out of the Water

      n.d.
      Several crew members have the boat lifted over their shoulders.
    • Tony Biernacki

      n.d.
      Long time Brock University Rowing coach holding aloft his newly acquired Masters Single Trophy.