CB Sands-Bohrer

CB SandsBohrer
CB Sands-Bohrer has 30 years of rowing and coaching experience and is an 8 time National Team member winning 2 gold medals at the World Championships in the lightweight double sculls (86'/89') and a bronze in 1984 and 1987. CB was inducted into the National Rowing Foundation Hall of Fame in 1997 and recognized again by the NRF in 2000. CB lived and trained in Europe for a number of years giving her the opportunity to train with some of the best names in rowing and to compete in many World Cup races. Noted people that influenced her rowing career are Kris Korzeniowski and the late Harry Mahon, former coach of the Swiss, New Zealand and British National teams.

CB coaches Jr Girls with CRI and Jr Boys and Girls with Cambridge Boat Club's summer competitive youth program. In 2013 the CBC girls won the Jr 4x at Club Nationals and Canadian Henley.   She also consults with CRI on development for all levels of coaches.   She coaches indoor winter rowing and conditioning sessions at CRI and with the Concord Recreation Department.  She has been a guest coach at Northeast Rowing and the Craftsbury Rowing Center and an Assistant coach for the Union Boat Club Jr Boys Summer Sculling Camp in Boston.  She is a certified personal trainer (CPT) and a volunteer for AccesSportAmerica, a non-profit organization dedicated to the fitness and function of children and adults with disabilities. Contact us at if you have a question or would like help designing a program for your needs.

CB stays fit by a regular schedule of rowing, strength training, erging and playing hockey.  She has been a top 3 finisher in the 1x at the Head of the Charles for several years, winning her event in 2011.   In 2013 she won the Grand Masters 2x , setting a new course record and beating the old record by over 30 seconds. Since 2013, she has won the GM 2x four times and the GM 4+ three times, also setting a course record.  

CB and Tom have been married since 1992 and live in Concord, Massachusetts with their 3 children.

CB in the Head of the Charles: photo by Susan Parkman

updated: 10 months ago