Motivational Talk by Jason Read on Saturday afternoon
July 5, 2018
Jason Read rowed in the bow seat of the United States’ gold medal winning Men’s Rowing Team Eight in Athens 2004 in a world recording setting effort. A native of New Jersey, and a YMCA swimmer in his younger years, Read has been a member of 13 National Teams, including two Olympics as an athlete and one as a coach. Read has represented the United States in World Championships, Rowing World Cups, and the 2011 Pan American Games, where he was selected by teammates to be the United States flag bearer at the opening ceremonies. He has been named US Rowing’s “Man of the Year” twice. Read graduated from Temple University and has a Masters of Science from Saint Joseph’s University. YSST welcomes Jason Read as he shares his motivational tips for athletes of all levels. Please join us for his presentation this Saturday at 3:45pm at the YMCA teen Center, adjacent to the outdoor pool.