Shaker Crew offers competitive and recreational rowing for novice and experienced student-athletes at Shaker Junior and Senior High Schools. The goal of the program is to teach technical knowledge, challenge athletes to excel and instill lifetime values regarding the importance of teamwork. 

There are two competitive seasons held in the fall and spring, with competition at the regional, state and national levels.  Athletes meeting specified requirements are eligible to earn a varsity letter.  The club also conducts winter conditioning training between seasons and offers a variety of summer rowing programs including an introductory learn to row program. 


Varsity Boys Coach, Brandon Murray
Varsity Girls Coach, Rachel Bowen
Modified Coach, 

Ralph Lemme, President
Vacant, Secretary
Lisa Merolle, Treasurer
Jeffrey Luks, Vice President and Fundraising Committee Chair
Jessica Waldorf, Registrar

Board meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room at Shaker High School.  All are welcome to attend.


There are many ways to get involved and your contribution makes a difference. Together we CAN make a difference!  There are several “jobs” with Shaker Crew that you can help with. Please feel free to reach out to the existing folks on the committees and join in.  Or drop a note to info@shakercrew.org and let us know where you can help!!


Shaker Crew (Shaker Rowing Association) is a not-for-profit community based organization which serves as the primary support organization for Shaker Crew, a student club of the Shaker Junior and Senior High Schools.  See our By Laws.  Shaker Rowing is composed of parents, students and coaches, and supports rowing by providing coaching, equipment and training that instills technical knowledge and lifetime values for student-athletes of Shaker Junior and Senior High Schools.

Shaker Crew offers opportunities that include competitive and recreational rowing for new and experienced rowers for student-athletes at Shaker Junior and Senior High Schools. 


Shaker Crew shares space at the Albany Boathouse which is located under the highway at the Corning Preserve (Colonie Street exit off I-787), at the far end of the parking lot, adjacent to the Albany public Boat Launch at the start of the Corning Preserve Bike Trail.
Meet Shaker Crew Day - Oct 2015
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