Novice Men's Head Coach
Jake began his rowing career in high school with New Trier in Chicago, IL. Jake attended Santa Clara University where he joined the SCU rowing team in his freshman year. That year Jake was voted the Most Valuable Rower and would go on to stroke the four that took gold at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadephia, PA. By his junior year, his team placed first in the West Coast Conference and third at WIRAs. After graduating, Jake transitioned from competing to coaching. He joined the LGRC coaching team in 2013 and served as the Assistant Coach for the Varsity Women's squad from 2013 - 2015.
Varsty Women's Assistant Coach
Katie joins the LGRC staff after finishing her eighth year rowing competitively. She began rowing in high school at the Three Rivers Rowing Association in Pittsburgh, PA. During her high school career, Katie competed with the USRowing CanAmMex team, winning two gold medals against Canada and Mexico in both the pair and eight events. After high school Katie continued to row at the University of Texas in Austin. Her freshmen year at Texas, Katie helped the Longhorns win the Big 12 Championship, rowing in the team’s first four. Sophomore year Katie stroked the first varsity eight that took gold at the Conference USA Championship. In her senior season, Katie stroked the first varsity eight to a silver medal finish at the 2015 San Diego Crew Classic and a gold medal at the Big 12 Championship, bringing home the team title and securing an automatic bid for the 2015 NCAA Championships. At NCAA’s Katie’s first varsity eight finished fourth, with the team finishing ninth overall. Katie also coached with the Texas Rowing Center junior’s team, assisting with the novice men, and the varsity women.