Coaches who row themselves…

Coach Richie
  • Personal:  Has been involved in Rowing for over 15 years at all levels – high school, college and masters.  Began rowing in high school at Ocean City High School and continued at Marietta College.  He then went on to coach clubs in Florida and the Northeast including Vesper and Philadelphia City Rowing.  Is currently the boat builder for University of Miami.
  • Fun Fact:  Coach Richie was a star lifeguard in his high school/college days winning many competitions along the Jersey Shore!
  • Rowing:  Has competed in many prestigious regattas including Dad Vails in Philadelphia and has brought his crews to Canadian Henley.
  • Certified USRowing Level 2 Coach.  Trained in Safe Sport, CPR, First Aid and Boating Safety.  Working on getting Level 3 certified next!
Coach Megan
  • Personal:  Mom to four college graduates – three girls and a boy.  All of her kids rowed for Miami Rowing Club where she chaired the Youth Committee.  Co-founded this club in 2015.  She not only coaches but performs many other tasks from securing hotels to getting us apparel.
  • Fun Fact:  Coach Megan also LOVES biking and cross training and uses her knowledge to create fun workouts for the girls!
  • Rowing:  Has been competing as a Master Rower for over 11 years.  Earned four top three finishes including one Gold at World Masters in 2018.  Placed 1st and 2nd at Hooch in 2016.  Earned a Gold and two Silvers at Masters Nationals in 2013 and competes at the state level too.  Was a Varsity Rower at Florida Institute of Technology and Holy Spirit High School.  Has also competed at the Head of the Charles, Dad Vails, SIRA’s, Canadian Henley and many other regattas.
  • Certified USRowing Level 2 Coach.  Trained in Safe Sport, CPR, First Aid and Boating Safety.
Coach Kathy
  • Personal:  Married with two daughters – a senior in high school and a college junior.  Worked as an accountant before getting involved in volunteer work.  Has always been involved with youth organizations including being a Girl Scout Leader for eight years.  Co-founded this club in 2015.  Handles the administrative side and coaches too!
  • Fun Fact:  Coach Kathy is also a CPA but would much rather coach and row.  As a result, her rowers get some very detailed results!
  • Rowing:  Has been competing as a Master Rower for 11 years.  Earned four top three finishes including one Gold at World Masters in 2018.  Placed 1st and 2nd at the Hooch in 2016.  Earned two Silvers at Masters Nationals in 2013 and competes at the state level too.  Was a Varsity Rower and Team Captain at Florida Institute of Technology and Holy Spirit High School.  Has also competed at the Head of the Charles, Dad Vails, SIRAs, Canadian Henley and many other regattas.
  • Certified USRowing Level 2 Coach.  Trained in Safe Sport, CPR, First Aid and Boating Safety.
You!
  • We are always looking for rowers or coxswains that want to help us guide the next generation!  Do you want to give back to the sport that gave you so much?  We’re a fun, organized and successful group!  Contact us at info@hollywoodgirlsrowing.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!