Coaching Association of Canada

Jeff Dunbrack - Rowing

Date of Birth: March 4, 1977
Birth Place: Halifax, NS
Hometown: Hammonds Plain, NS
Residence: Embrun, ON
Occupation: Lead Coach National Adaptive Program

Jeff Dunbrack holds a degree in Physical Education from Brock University, where he was an athlete and coach from 1998 to 2005. In early 2005, he became the head coach of the St. Catharines Rowing Club.

From 2006 to 2010, Dunbrack served as the High Performance Coordinator with Wheelchair Basketball Canada and was the Team Leader for the silver medal-winning men's wheelchair basketball team at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

Dunbrack’s experience in the Canadian Paralympic community combined with his rowing background and coaching skills serve him well in his current position with the adaptive program.

In 2010, Dunbrack oversaw the first-ever World Championship gold for adaptive rowing in the LTA 4+ and he was Rowing Canada’s coach of the year. The same crew won a world championship silver in 2011.