Barwon Rowing Club (VIC), Essendon Rowing Club (VIC) and Mercantile Rowing Club (VIC)
1981 – Victorian Championships Sprint Four (Barwon RC), Coxswain - Gold
1982 – Victorian Championships Boys Junior Lightweight Four (Belmont HS),– Gold
1982 – Victorian Championships, Lightweight Four (Barwon RC), Coxswain – Gold
1982 - Victorian Championships, Lightweight Pair (Barwon RC), Coxswain – Gold
1983-1984 - Barwon Rowing Club Committee Member
1984 - Victorian Championships (Barwon RC), Under 19 Single Scull – Gold
1985 – Victorian Championships (Mercantile RC), Youth Eight - Bronze
1986-1987 - Mercantile Rowing Club Committee Member
1986 - Australian Henley (Mercantile RC) Grand Challenge Cup winner
1986 – National Championships (Mercantile RC), U23 Lightweight Four – Bronze
1986 - National Championships (Mercantile RC), Lightweight Eight – Silver
1986 - Jeff Wylie Memorial Trophy - Mercantile RC
1987 - APS Head of the River - Brighton Grammar School, Coach Second Eight
1988 – National Championships, Lightweight Eight (Essendon RC) – Silver
1989 - Victorian Championships (Mercantile RC) Lightweight Eight – Gold
From one of his first big wins as a cox in 1982 to....
..his last race in 1989 - Ian in front
Ian has had an interesting, varied and successful rowing career. Whilst not an international level rower, he enjoyed his rowing and club life. His engaging personality and ability to maintain the many friendships gained in his youth, are hallmarks of his continuing interest in the sport.
It is little wonder that he has weaved his love of sport with his commercial, partnership and marketing skills to become a leading sports sponsorship and commercial sports manager.
Andrew Guerin, 2020