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australian rowers profiles and history

Graham D Coldwell

Port Adelaide Rowing Club (SA)

A superb rower, coach, administrator of the sport. He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his services to the sport.

1952 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championships stroke – Sixth

1953 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championships stroke – Fifth

1955 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championships two seat - Sixth

1958 – Interstate Men’s Lightweight Four Championships coach - Fourth

1971 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship coach – Second

1972 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship coach – Fourth

1974 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship coach - Second

1952 South Australian Crew

Graham served on the General and Executive Committees of South Australian Rowing Association, 1950-1986. 

SA representative as Councillor, Rowing Australia, 1960s. 

Life Member Rowing SA, 1978. 

Chairman and Member, Head of the River Committee, 1963-1991. 

Fundraiser for development of West Lakes Aquatic Centre. 

Rowing Coach at school, club and state level, from 1956, including a period of 50 consecutive years. 


Andrew Guerin
January 2021

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