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Letter: Thanks, Tim Ulsaker

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

My name is Peter Wells—a rowing coach for Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Two weeks ago, I was in a serious situation: We were down one rowing coach for our training trip to South Carolina.

I contacted over 20 college and club rowing coaches on the Eastern Seaboard and one coach responded to my request to coach for nine days with our Vassar student/athletes. That coach was your very own Tim Ulsaker of Mobjack Rowing of Mathews.

I met Tim this summer when we coached the High-Performance Boys at U.S. Rowing’s Olympic Development Program. Tim is a wonderful human being and an incredible rowing coach.

Tim excelled at our training camp; all the students appreciated his coaching insights and manner; so much so, several gave him a huge hug on departure.

Mathews and Mobjack has a great person leading the rowing program there in Tim.

I hope we can make this an annual event for Tim to travel south to help us also improve and grow as he has done f...

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