Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association

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Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association
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Location #12 Boathouse Row, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Home water Schuylkill River
Established 1871
Navy admission 1878
Former names West Philadelphia Boat Club
President Mike Wherley
Vice President Daphne Klausner
Secretary Justin Keen
Treasurer Jake Ervin
Captain Erick Winstead
Coaches Curt Browder & John Riley
Colors Navy      and Yellow     
Affiliations The Shipley School and Monsignor Bonner High School
Website pennac.org
Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Governing body Local
Part of Boat House Row (#87000821[1])
Added to NRHP February 27, 1987

Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association (commonly known as Penn AC) is an amateur rowing club located at #12 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Penn AC was founded in 1871 as the West Philadelphia Boat Club.[2] Penn AC has been a destination for elite rowers looking to make the US National Team, ever since John B. Kelly, Sr. joined Penn AC after a schism with his former club, Vesper.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 39°58′11″N 75°11′19″W / 39.96968°N 75.18856°W / 39.96968; -75.18856