CRCA Announces 2016 Coach of the Year Awards

CRCA Announces 2016 Coach of the Year Awards

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its National Coach of the Year Awards. These awards are voted on by the membership of the CRCA and are intended to recognize head coaches whose teams have had outstanding success throughout the current season and who have demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. The staff of the year awards are intended to recognize a staff who has had a significant impact on the performance of their team, has shown outstanding commitment to their coach and has demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a staff. Below are the names of the winners of the CRCA National Coach of the Year awards.

Division I

Head Coach: Al Acosta – University of California, Berkeley

Staff: Duke University

Division II

Head Coach: Boban Rankovic – Barry University

Staff: Barry University

Division III

Head Coach: Tessa Spillane – Wellesley College

Staff: Wellesley College

Lightweight

Head Coach: Derek Byrnes – Stanford University