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2020 Australian Rowing Recruit – Ella McKenzie

 

The Student

  • Attends: Stuartholme School, Queensland Australia
  • Preferred Course of Study: Nursing & Exercise Sports & Science
  • SAT Results:
    • Reading & Writing: 610
    • Maths: 600
    • Total Score: 1210
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Ella is described as having an outstanding character, an unyielding work ethic, and a high level of commitment and is always working to improve her technique to reach her true potential. She has a caring attitude towards others, a strong sense of family and an honest approach to life and everything she does.
  • Ella is an active member in both her school and wider community, participating in many volunteer opportunities such as: The World’s Greatest Shave (2013 & 2015), raising $5000 to help fund research for cancer. She also collected food items and did fundraising for The Project Compassion Charity.
  • Through her exemplary leadership, positive energy, good character and ambitious personality, she has earned the respect of her peers, teachers, and coaches.
  • See link below to School Character Reference 

The Athlete

  • Height: 5 ft 9
  • Position: Varied – (Stroke, 2-seat and 3-seat in coxed quad in school & club season. 2-seat in coxed eight in 2018 school season)
  • 1500m scull: 6:31 (placed 13/45)

A Word from Ella

 “If you’ve got the grit and the guts, you’ve already won”

Strengths:

  • A committed athlete both physically and mentally
  • Extreme level of fitness
  • Multi-talented sportsperson
    • School swim team
    • School athletics team
    • School cross country team
    • Talented amateur boxer
  • Strong team player at all times
  • Proven ability to learn, adapt to feedback and apply the learnings
  • Passionate and outcomes focussed athlete
  • Extremely resilient

Teams Represented:

  • 2018 – Australian Open Rowing Championships – U17 Quad, Double, Single Scull competitor
  • 2018 – QLD School State Championships (Stuartholme School) – Mixed eight, scull, double, pair, quad & four
  • 2018 – Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships – Schoolgirls Coxed Quad competitor
  • 2018 – NSW State Championships (Centenary U17) – Scull, double & quad
  • 2018 – QLD State Championships (Centenary U17) – Scull, double, quad & four
  • 2018 – BSRA Indoor Rowing Championships – Year 11 Team Stuartholme
  • 2017 –  QLD School State Championships (QSSC) – Represented Stuartholme in scull & double
  • Stuartholme School
    • 2018 – School Girls Quad – Australian Open Rowing Championships
    • 2018 – Senior 2nd Eight
    • 2017 – Year 10 2nd Quad
  • St Peters Lutheran College
    • 2016 – Year 9 1st Quad
    • 2015 – Year 8 1st Quad
    • See link below for Coach Reference
    • See link below for Athletic Resume
    • View snapshot video below

If you feel that Ella could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: [email protected] | Skype: maria.hopes