Raymond J Smith OAM
Essendon Rowing Club (VIC) then Pine Rivers Rowing Club (QLD)
The following details come from Ray's OAM award details which was awarded in 2023 Australia Day Honours List.
• Coach Women's Under 19 Pair and Quad, 2022.
• Coach, Women's Under 19 Double Scull, 2021 and 2022.
• Coach Mens Under 23 Pair and Four 1992.
• Former Member, Management Committee.
• Former Team Selector.
• Former Coach, Open and Masters Representative Teams.
• Coach, Interstate Masters Team, 2020-2021.
• Queensland King's Cup Coach, 1991-1995.
Pine Rivers Rowing Club
• Head Coach and Head Crew Selector, current.
• Committee Member, Boat Captain, Chairman, 1981-2008.
• Life Membership.
• Member, since 1980.
• Co-Founder, Rowing Program, and Rowing Coach, Genesis College Bray Park, since 2017.
• Coach Mentor, St. Joseph's Nudgee College, 2011-2017.
• Athlete, coach, administrator and mentor since 1981.
• Former Member, Essendon Rowing Club.
Extracted by Andrew Guerin