Alumni News

Admissions Trip to Alberta

Oct 16, '09

John Allpress, Deputy Head of School, will be travelling to Alberta next week to meet with alumni and prospective families. First stop will be Fort McMurray where John will hold an information session about Brentwood on October 19th from 7 to 8:30pm at a private family home. If you would like to attend this event, please contact Karen Fisher at...

Darren Barber visits the School

Oct 08, '09

On Wednesday, October 7th, Darren Barber (1987) visited the school to say hi to his old teachers and see this year's crop of rowers. Darren is an Olympic gold medalist from the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Yesterday he got out on the water with his old high school coach, Tony Carr, and watched the second installment of the Best in Boathouse...

Recognition of Harold Backer's Contributions to the Rowing Club

Sep 18, '09

The Brentwood College Rowing Club would like to acknowledge Harold Backer, Class of 1980 and Junior Men's Coach, as the 2009 Athlete Community Excellence Coach of the Year Award winner. Nominated by his former rowing athletes over the last two years, including Toby Green, Jason McCarthy, Ben Coull, Jack Kornfeld and Dan Robinson, Mr.Backer...

Howard Wins Silver Medal at World Rowing Championships

Sep 16, '09

Malcolm Howard, Class of 2001, and Olympic gold medalist, added another medal to his already impressive rowing resume. In the final event of the Senior World Rowing Championships, Howard, a member of Canada's men's eight won the silver medal, behind Germany. Quoted in the Toronto Star,  "The truth of it is, the Germans asked us the...

Tize and Howard to race in finals at the World Rowing Championships

Aug 26, '09

Both Jan Tize (Class of 2004) and Malcolm Howard (Class of 2001) will be racing in the finals at the World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland this weekend. Jan, an Under 23 World Champion in 2007, is racing on his first senior team in the coxed pair event. Third in his heat and then third in the reps, was good enough to place his crew in the...

Greg Hughes Named as Head Coach of Princeton's Heavyweight Crew

Aug 17, '09

Greg Hughes (Class of 1992) has been named as the head coach of Princeton's heavyweight rowers. Congratulations, Greg!

The following articles and video footage detail Greg's accomplishments and the impact of his rowing experiences at Brentwood.

News article from the Cowichan Valley...

Old Brentonians Celebrate 10th, 15th, 20th, 30th, and 40th year reunions

Jul 09, '09

Last weekend, Brentwood graduates from around the world travelled to our school to celebrate their reunions.

During the weekend, alumni enjoyed our beautiful oceanfront setting in kayaks and rowing shells, and on the deck of Dean Sawyer's ('69) boat tied to the Brentwood docks. Some people soaked up the sun on the plaza while...

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