This is the home for the Potomac River Safety Committee (PRSC). The goal of the organization is to educate coaches, coxswains, rowers, and paddlers on the safe usage of the Potomac River between National Airport and Fletcher’s Cove. The PRSC has drafted a booklet of rules and guidelines for the safe usage of the upper Potomac River to help in this education process.

You can find the Safety Rules and Guidelines in PDF format HERE or read them on the site via the menu link above.

The current representatives of the committee are:

Eric Carcich- Women’s Head Coach, GWU
Mark Davis- Men’s Head Coach, GWU
Alan Dixon- Washington Canoe Club
- Head Coach of Georgetown University Crew
George Kirschbaum- W-L Women’s Coach; PBC; P.R.S.C. Chairman & draftsman
Matt Madigan- Potomac Boat Club Elite Sculling coach
Nicole Desiano- Thompson Boat Center (TBC) Manager (TBC Program liason)
Derek Parsons- W-L Men’s Head Coach; PBC, VASRA Coaches’ Association President

In the event you are involved in an incident or have a concern you advised to contact the specific coach or sculler involved. If you are unsure who that person was or need additional help, please contact one of the committee members listed above. Questions and comments can also be directed to: george- at – startand10 dot com


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