Sarasota - The Crew celebrated it's ninth straight state championship in 2019. Sarasota County Commissioner Charles Hines awarded Crew President and CEO Casey Galvanek a proclamation celebrating the Crew's multiple victories this year as well as athletes who competed in the world rowing championships. 

"It's something that they call a delayed gratification sport like cycling or marathon running. So, for a youth athlete to have the mental fortitude to actually hang with it and spend so much time in preparation and such little time in execution is pretty outstanding," Galvanek said.