2022 Dad Vail Program

By: Christa Musial John A. SEITZ AWARD The Dad Vail Regatta Committee awards Coach Brian Perkins with Coach of The Year. As a rower, Coach Perkins was a four-year member of the Owls crew team (198892) as well as a two-time Dad Vail champion. He also was a two-time recipient of the Sean Brennan Memorial Dedication Award. Coach Perkins graduated from Temple University cum laude, earning two bachelor’s degrees (History and Political Science) and went on to get a Masters (History). Coach Perkins was named the head coach of Temple Men's Crew in June of 2016. He previously spent seven seasons as the assistant coach and principal recruiter for his alma mater. In addition to the two Dad Vail gold medals, he again competed at Henley, served as team captain his senior year, and earned the Gavin White Academic Award in 1992. Perkins also has an Education degree from Saint Joseph’s University and was named Schuylkill Navy Coach of the Year in 2018. As an assistant coach, Perkins guided the 2010 and 2012 Freshman 4+s to Dad Vail gold medals, the 2011 L4+ to a Brian PERKINS Coach of The Year - Coach Brian Perkins Matt LEDWITH AWARD IN D H