Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee Board Member Desron Dorsett Recognized by Philadelphia Business Journal

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia, PA - Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee (DVROC) Board Member Desron Dorsett was recently recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of their 2020 Minority Business Leaders. Dorsett, Vice President of Business ... More

Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee Appoint Dr. Joe Murphy and Lou McCormick To Dad Vail Regatta Board

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia, PA – The Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee (DVROC) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Joe Murphy and Lou McCormick III to the Dad Vail Regatta Board of Directors. Their elevation to the Board came at the ... More

Gratitude II – Early Saturday Morning, May 9, 2020!

Year 2020, Jefferson Dad Vail contenders for the Gold! --- would it be Colgate again, or Drexel, Temple, Purdue, St. Joe’s, or even crews returning from a several year hiatuses such as FIT and Georgetown? Would Saturday afternoon’s women’s final include Boston, Drexel, Georgetown, Bucknell and Temple? Friday ... More

Gratitude

“Ready All.”  “Row!” would have been heard over thirty-five times by now, beginning at 7:00 AM, this morning, right on schedule, starting with pair racing at the 82nd Annual Dad Vail Regatta.  Dad Vail Coaches, on fifteen speed bikes, with stroke watches in hand, would be excitingly and nervously jockeying for ... More

Colgate University Men’s Varsity Heavyweight Eight makes history At Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia, PA (May ,2020) – The small contingent of Colgate Crew fans grew louder as the Colgate Men’s Varsity Eight began their final 400 meters of the finals of the 81st Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by Independence ... More

Second No More

Written by members of SJU crew (edited by Ed Levin) This headline, “SECOND NO MORE” from the May 10 Philadelphia Inquirer’s recap of the 1970 Dad Vail Varsity Heavyweight Eight Final, perfectly describes the Saint Joseph’s College crew’s 1970 racing season and the need to avenge Saint Joseph’s only loss in ... More

CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE NOT WON, YOU HAVE TO GO TAKE THEM

1995 Dad Vail Champion Temple Owls - 25th Anniversary Lauren Ferrett Director of Strategic Communications   The headline in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sports section on Sunday, May 14, 1995 exclaimed “Michigan makes a triumphant return to Dad Vail Regatta.” But although the headline belonged to the ... More

Boston University Women continue to create memories At Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia, PA (April 29 , 2020) – When preparing his schedule each year Boston University Lightweight women’s rowing coach Malcom Doldron ensures the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by Independence Blue Cross and ... More

Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta General Manager Fran Connors Retires; Assistant General Manager Perry Hamilton to take helm

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta 610-246-5902 levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia – Jim Hanna, President of the Dad Vail Regatta Organizing Committee (DVROC) announced on July 2 the retirement of Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta General Manager Fran Connors. Connors, who began his role ... More

81st Annual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta Culminates with Record Setting Performances

Contact: Ed Levin Publicity Director 610-246-5902 levins51@verizon.net Philadelphia, PA (May 11, 2019) – The final day of the 81stannual Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, presented by Independence Blue Cross, Coca-Cola and PECO culminated in record fashion. Although the premier events, the men’s and women’s ... More