The mission of The Stewards Foundation is to use the sport of Rowing as a vehicle to teach teamwork and responsibliity to young people.



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Head Coach:

Joe Haney 



Courtney Schleifer


Tom Feaster


Steve White





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ROWTAMPA.High School Spring Season




This is a 6 session per week training and regatta schedule, that concludes with the FL State Sweep Championships, scheduled for April 27th and 28th. However, we do plan on having as many athletes as possible qualify for the The Southeast US Rowing Championships that occur on May 11th and 12th.  

As discussed, we have added the cost of regatta food and beverage for each athlete as well as the cost of the mandated use of Tent space at any Sarasota Benderson Park regattas.  

Any questions re: the registration process, payment schedule, regatta information or any other comments, please don't hesitate to call Coach Joe Haney - 609.576.0792 or Steve White at 813-505-2666


Please access the High School Program option under the PROGRAMS window above to access the registration link as well as other important waivers.  

Begins: January 09th, 2019

Ends: May 14th, 2019

Schedule: M/T/W/Th/Fr 4:15pm - 6:30pm, Sat 8:00 - 11:00 AM


  • $1,615 if registered and paid in full by December 31st, 2018
  • $1,700 if registered and paid in full - January 1st and January 15th                          (or first of three installments of $567)
  • $1,785 if registered after January 16th. 


        Location: 7117 US 301 N, Temple Terrace, FL (301 Bypass Canal)




2018 RowTampa Winter Training 

Come train with us at The Stewards Foundation Rowing Program for our ROWTAMPA "Winter Training".  

Athletes from any team or program, from beginner to high-performance, can gain fitness and skills in this 6 week session. Beginners will focus on learning the stroke and basic aerobic and strength training, while experienced rowers will benefit from small boat sessions for skills and conditioning sessions focused on fitness and erg score improvement.  

Please access the RowTampa Winter training button on the homepage of our website to registar 

Begins: November 12th, 2018

Ends: December 21st, 2018

Schedule: M/T/Th/F 4:15- 6:15pm

Cost: $395

Location: 7115 US 301 N, Temple Terrace, FL (301 Bypass Canal)

November Learn to Rows

Please join us for our November Learn to Rows!

We are scheduling several opportunities for interested students to learn more about the sport of rowing. These training sessions are for middle and high school students who might be interested in the sport of rowing. They are designed to create understanding about the sport and provide the information necessary for the families to decide if this is the sport for them.   

Dates and Times: Thursday, November 8th at 4 PM and Wednesday, November 14th at 4 PM, Saturday, November 17th, Wednesday, November 28th, Saturday, December 1st, Wednesday, December 5th, Wednesday, December 12th and saturday December 15th.

We ask that any interested students contact Head Coach Joe Haney @ 609-576-0792 or Coach Courtney Schleifer @813-997-5846 to confirm your attendance and come prepared with athletic attire, water bottle and sunscreen.

Location: Harney Park, 7115 US Hwy 301 north, just North of Sligh Ave. (approximately 1 1/2 miles north of I-4) We share an entrance with BANJO's BBQ.



Row Del Sol Masters Rowing Camp, 2019

Masters Rowing Camp, Tampa, FL Jan. 27- Feb. 1, 2019 Camp will be held at The Stewards Foundation ( on the Bypass Canal in Tampa, FL and be limited to 16 masters (plus two coxswain) who are competent rowers. Our goal is to row two eights, keeping each crew together through the duration of the camp. The Bypass Canal is a body of water with no motorboat traffic and it has a buoyed course. The venue is around 6 mi away from the hotel, transportation will be provided. There will be two rows each day at 7:30am and 11:30am, Monday through Friday. Coaches will videotape and discuss technique daily between sessions. Ergs can be used to refine skills. Camp will end with participants racing each other. While lunch and dinner will be at rowers’ expense, coaches will be available for and encourage group dinners. We are going back to the “Barrymore Hotel” downtown Tampa. The rate per double bed room is $99/per night plus 12% tax. The rate includes Breakfast (if possible, we’re leaving at 7am the hotel!) and is extended till Saturday 2/2/18. Rowers must make their own reservations. Please mention “Row del Sol” (Masters Rowing Camp with Stewards Foundation). Sunday night, January 27 at 6pm, we will start our “Meet and Greet” with pizza, beer and wine in the hotel lobby. Rowers interested in visiting the Salvador Dali Museum or others can make arrangements with the hotel to do this before or after camp. Schedule: 7am: Transportation from hotel to canal 7:30- 9:00 am 1st session with video 9:45- 11 am breakfast/ brunch at the site or at the famous “Waffle House”, plus video discussion 11:30am- 1:00pm 2nd session 1:30/2:00pm Transportation from canal to hotel Included: - Professional Coaching by Gabi Cipollone: Olympic Gold Medalist 1976 and 1980, Mike Cipollone and Tom Feaster - Rowing Equipment and Motor Boat Rental - Use of Rowing Facilities - Videotaping and discussion - Guided stretching session - Breakfast/Brunch - T-shirt (e-mail Gabi your size ASAP) Price: $750.00 rowers, $375 coxswain Registration: Go to (to event/camps and to Stewards Foundation), beginning on 10/01/18. Questions: Contact Gabi Cipollone at