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I was an all-sport athlete in high school who played everything I could all the time. My high school didn’t have rowing though, so I didn’t pick up an oar until I was a freshman in college at the University of New Hampshire. I was targeted by the student recruiters because I am over six feet tall, and I’m so glad they convinced me to come out and try it!

I fell in love with rowing for many reasons and I consider myself lucky to still be involved with the sport as a coach. The two big things that kept me returning to rowing year after year were the sense of family the sport created for me and everything it has taught me. I have not only learned who I am because of rowing, but I have also become a better version of myself. This is what gives me my passion and fire for coaching: I want to pass on what rowing gave me to others.

I started coaching while I was in college, and was one of the founding coaches of the Great Miami Rowing Center (GMRC) in Hamilton, OH. I led that program to their first ever national appearance in my first year as the head coach. I moved on to direct the youth program at the Indianapolis Rowing Center from 2010-2014 where we made youth national appearances every year under my leadership. Following IRC, I took a position at Smith College coaching while earning my masters degree in Exercise and Sport Studies. Following Smith, I was the Head Coach of Row New York Manhattan where I led that team to their first ever youth national attendance on both the men’s and women’s squads. After Row New York, I went on to be the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. During my time at the Academy, I revamped the recruiting system and brought in two of the largest recruiting classes in program history and helped coach the team to win the Dad Vail National Championship in the Men's Pair (2022). I also sat on the Candidate Evaluation Board (admissions) and the Strategic Planning Committee during my time at the Academy.  

I am the current sitting chair of the safety committee for the University of Cincinnati Rowing Team.

I have coached at various summer elite rowing programs including being the head coach of the Pennsylvania Athletic Club (Penn AC) junior women’s gold program. I have worked closely with Coach Holly at Ready Set Row® and RSR Elite since 2017, and I am now RSR's Director of Operations.


I love coaching, and helping all athletes find their place in this sport. I look forward to working with you!  

2023-Present Director of operations, Ready Set RoW®

2019-2023 Assistant Coach, Ready Set Row®  

  • 2023 RSR Elite
  • 2022 RSR Elite
  • 2020 RSR Virtual Summer, RSR Virtual Fall
  • 2019 RSR Foundations

2019-2023 Assistant Coach, United States Merchant Marine Academy

  • 1st Dad Vail Championship 2022 Men’s 2-

2016-2019 Head Coach, Row New York Manhattan

  • Led team to first youth nationals appearance in program history
  • 2nd NY State Scholastic Championships 2017 Men’s Youth 2-
  • 2nd NY State Scholastic Championships 2017 Men’s Youth 2-


  • 1st Women's Intermediate Lightweight 4+
2016 assistant coach Penn AC junior Gold
  • 2nd Women’s Intermediate Lightweight 4+ 
  • 3rd Women’s U178+ 


2015 Assistant Coach Penn AC U23 summer

  • 3rd Women’s Intermediate 4x (2015)

2014-2016 Assistant Coach, Smith College

  • Master of Science, Exercise and Sport Studies
  • Identified as an emerging leader by the NCAA

2010-2014 Head Coach, Indianapolis Rowing Center

  • Led team to youth nationals appearances every year
  • Top three finishes Midwest Junior Rowing Championships 2011-2014 Men’s Youth 2- 
  • Top three finishes Midwest Junior Rowing Championships 2011, 2012, 2014 Women’s Youth 2-
  • -5th Midwest Junior Rowing Championships 2013 Women’s Youth 8+

2007-2010 Head Coach, Assistant Coach Great Miami Rowing Center

  • Led team to first youth nationals appearance in program history
  • 3rd Midwest Junior Rowing Championships 2010 Women’s Youth 4+

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