Our Mission

The mission of the Suncoast Asian Cultural Association (SACA) is to promote community team spirit, sportsmanship and inclusion through the sport of dragon boating and cultural events. SACA also promotes cultural awareness through our multicultural and diverse membership, and gives back to the community by assisting other local non-profit organizations through volunteerism and donations.

What we do

Ushering Change in the Tampa Bay Area

Dragon Boat
Community Outreach
Helping the local community
Cultural Awareness
Asian Cultural Awareness
Introducing people to the sport!
Improve your paddling
Team Bonding
Bond with your teammates


Make Your Mark


Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Suncoast Asian Cultural Association an even better Non-Profit Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.
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Volunteer Your Time

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Suncoast Asian Cultural Association. Don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.
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Make a Donation

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.


2020 Races and Events
*due to the pandemic all practices and races have been postponed*


Interested in joining SACA Dragon Boat? Contact us if you would like more information about our programs. We have canceled our 2020 season due to COVID-19 so please check back in late 2020 if interested in joining our 2021 season. For more information regarding membership fees and costs. Contact us if you would like to speak with one of us directly.

Club Practice Times:
Monday and Wednesday Night: 7:00 pm (On the water Training)
Tuesday and Thursday: 7:00 pm (Boat House Strength & Conditioning)
Saturday: 7:30 am (Every other weekend Meet Up at 9:30am)

Board of Directors

Phoukhan (Pooh) Lamvichit


Antoine Matar

Vice President

Garry Smith


Anne Huang


Kitt Noythanongsay

Head Coach

Robert Chen

Community Outreach

Joe Castillo


Amy McBride


Kathy LaTerza


Jessica Tien

Legal Advisor

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402 W LAUREL ST, TAMPA, FL 33607