NAC Board of Directors

Dr. Bill Grant – President

Doctor Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Grant participates as a member rower at NAC

Jon Van Cleave – Treasurer and Secretary
Jon was a member of the 1980 Olympic Sprint Kayak Team.
He was a member of the U.S. National Sprint Kayak Team from 1978 – 1983.
He placed 1st in the World Championship Outrigger Distance Championships in 1978, 1981 and
Recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal.


James Netzer – Facility Committee Chair
Principal Netzer and Associates Real Estate Appraisal and Consulting.
Jim’s wife is a member of the NAC Women’s Outrigger Team and both his son and daughter were
members of the NAC Junior Rowing Team. His daughter went on to be an assistant coach in the
Junior Rowing program.


Bruce Ibbetson – Governance Committee Chair
Bruce is a founding member of the NAC.
Bruce was a silver medalist on the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team and received a gold medal at the 1979
Pan American Games.


Dr. Susan Skinner – Fundraising Chair
Neurologist – Kaiser Permanente
Susan is an NAC member who participates in the sport of rowing


Greg Collin
Greg is a project Manager in the Construction Division of Craig Realty.
He is a founding member of the NAC.
Greg started paddling outrigger canoes at the age of 14. He also paddles flat water kayaks and is
a long-distance cyclist.


Donna Warwick
Donna is the parent of three children who have been members of the NAC Junior Rowing
She worked at Western Digital in their marketing department prior to staying home to raise
her children.


Steve Patterson
Steve has an extensive background in marketing and advertising. He is an avid waterman participating
in outrigger paddling, surfing and fishing.

NAC Hours

Member Hours

Mon - Thurs: 6AM to 8PM
Fri: 6AM to 7PM
Last Boats / SUP's OUT @ 5PM
All Boats / SUP's DUE BACK @ 6PM
Saturday & Sunday: 6AM to 6PM
Last Boats / SUP's OUT @ 4PM
All Boats / SUP's DUE BACK @ 5PM

NAC Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

  • Open New Year's Eve until 12 noon

  • CLOSED New Year's Day

  • Open the 4th of July till 3pm

  • CLOSED Thanksgiving Day

  • Open Christmas Eve until 12 noon

  • CLOSED Christmas Day

Contact Us

Newport Aquatic Center
1 White Cliffs Dr.

Newport Beach, CA 92660 

Phone: (949) 646-7725

Fax: (949) 646-8398
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