Mitch Budman receives The Dr. George Morton Illman Award for 2013 Presented by Malta Boat Club.
On Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Mitch Budman became the 54th recipient of the prestigious Illman Award presented for his lifetime contributions to rowing.
Mitch, a 28 year member of University Barge Club, Philadelphia has made numerous contributions to rowing.
He has served as assistant coach at Monsignor Bonner High School, with his Varsity Four winning the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. Currently, he is an assistant coach at Philadelphia University.
Mitch has held leadership positions at University Barge Club serving over the last 13 years as Treasurer, Vice-President and President. For the last 27 years, Mitch has served as Treasurer, for the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, one of the premier fall Head Races.
An active Masters Competitor, Mitch has won numerous medals at National and International competitions including Masters World Championships.