Vision, Mission and Values
Our Vision is to become a highly respected rowing club that:
· Conceives, designs, and supports the success of Junior and Master Programs, for all levels, with state-of-the-art facilities
· Promotes club unity and displays community spirit and service
· Maintains an experienced Board of Directors, and
· Employs highly qualified staff to execute operational and coaching duties.
Los Gatos Rowing Club is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that exists to promote amateur rowing in the Santa Clara Valley. To do this, we provide the settings, facilities, equipment, and organization to:
· Offer Junior programs for high school rowers
· Offer Master programs for adult rowers
· Offer outreach programs for disadvantaged youth
· Engage in community service
· We exist to row and row to have fun - while maintaining safety, excellence, and sportsmanship.
To carry out our Mission, Los Gatos Rowing Club actively promotes a culture in which every member of the club acts with the highest ethical, professional, and safety standards in everything we do, including the following core values:
· Responsibility in all of our members, with special emphasis on fostering the character development of our junior rowers
· Physical and mental fitness and well being
· Competition balanced with sportsmanship, teamwork, and camaraderie
· Community service
· Financial stability, balancing resources appropriately for all programs
· We achieve these core values by working collectively for the greater good of the club.