The head coach hired in August has resigned from the Oak Ridge Rowing Association.
Coach Marc DeRose, who was also rowing director, hasÂ concluded that this was â€œnot the right fit for me and my family,â€ a Friday afternoon press release said.
The release said a team of veteran ORRA leadersÂ has moved into new roles within the organization. The new team management approach started after the resignation of DeRose, who replaced longtime head coach Allen Eubanks late last summer.
â€œWe wish Marc and his family all the luck in the world,â€ ORRA President Terry Holley said. â€œWeâ€™re fortunate to have so many outstanding individuals ready to step in and make sure we donâ€™t skip a beat. We may be nearing the end of the season, but we have no doubt we will finish strong.â€
In the meantime, the work is being divided into four distinct areas, each with a key person in charge, the release said, “someone everyone involved with ORRA knows and respects. The four areas and those in charge are: [Read more…]