Orlando Rowing Association (ORA) is a 501c3 non-profit corporation registered in the State of Florida to provide financial and logistical support to the Edgewater Crew rowing team. ORA is made up of parents of current team members and is administered by a Board of Directors elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting near the end of the school year. ORA’s bylaws are posted here.

ORA Coaching Staff

Coach Bill Zack joins Edgewater Crew for its 60th season of competition, bringing an impressive body of work in youth and collegiate rowing that stretches back 35+ years. Last year he was Director of Teams & Technical Rowing at Norcal Crew in Redwood City, CA after an 8 year tenure at San Diego State University. Bill has been head coach for 5 other collegiate teams and has been a coach or administrator for the Olympic team, 5 world championship teams, the Pan American Games team, as well as 3 other US rowing teams.

A retired US Coast Guard Officer, Bill holds degrees from the US Coast Guard Academy and Yale University.

Our remaining 2022-23 Coaching Staff will be announced soon!

ORA Committees

While the Board hires personnel, draws up the budget and set policies, ORA Committees carry out the many tasks and support functions necessary to operate the team through the season. Click on a link below to email that Committee’s chairman.


Click on a link below to email the point of contact for these specific projects/activities.