Category Archives: Coach Awards

CRCA Announces 2019 National 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: Yasmin Farooq – University of Washington

Staff: University of Washington

Division II

Head Coach: Montia Rice – University of Central Oklahoma

Staff: University of Central Oklahoma

Division III

Head Coach: Jason Steele – WPI

Staff: Bates College

Lightweight

Head Coach: Kate Bertko – Stanford University

CRCA Announces 2019 DI Regional Staff of the Year Awards

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Staff of the Year Awards. The Staff of the Year Award is intended to recognize a staff that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. Below are the winners of the CRCA Regional Staff of the Year:
Region 1

Staff: Princeton University

Region 2

Staff: Naval Academy

Region 3

Staff: University of Texas

Region 4

Staff: University of Michigan

Region 5

Staff: University of Washington

CRCA Announces DI Regional Coaches of the Year

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Coach of the Year Awards. The Coach of the Year Award is intended to recognize a head coach that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. Below are the names of the winners of the CRCA Regional Coach of the Year:
Region 1

Head Coach: Lori Dauphiny, Princeton University

Region 2

Head Coach: Joe Schlosberg, US Naval Academy

Region 3

Head Coach: Dave O’Neill, University of Texas

Region 4

Head Coach: Mark Rothstein, University of Michigan

Region 5

Head Coach: Yasmin Farooq, University of Washington

CRCA Announces 2018 Regional Staff of the Year Awards

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Staff of the Year Awards. The Staff of the Year Award is intended to recognize a staff that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. Below are the winners of the CRCA Regional Staff of the Year:
Region 1

Staff: University of Rhode Island

Region 2

Staff: US Naval Academy

Region 3

Staff: University of Texas

Region 4

Staff: University of Iowa

Region 5

Staff: Washington State University

CRCA Announces DI Regional Coaches of the Year

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Coach of the Year Awards. The Coach of the Year Award is intended to recognize a head coach that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. Below are the names of the winners of the CRCA Regional Coach of the Year:
Region 1

Head Coach: Lori Dauphiny, Princeton University

Region 2

Head Coach: Joe Schlosberg, US Naval Academy

Region 3

Head Coach: Dave O’Neill, University of Texas

Region 4

Head Coach: Andrew Carter, University of Iowa

Region 5

Head Coach: Yasmin Farooq, University of Washington

CRCA Announces 2017 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: Yasmin Farooq – University of Washington

Staff: University of Washington

Division II

Head Coach: John Fuchs – Western Washington University

Staff: Western Washington University

Division III

Head Coach: Peter Steenstra – Bates College

Staff: Bates College

Lightweight

Head Coach: Kate Bertko – Stanford University

CRCA Announces 2017 DI Regional Staff of the Year Awards

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Staff of the Year Awards. The Staff of the Year Award is intended to recognize a staff that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. Below are the winners of the CRCA Regional Staff of the Year:
Region 1

Staff: Columbia University

Region 2

Staff: Northeastern University

Region 3

Staff: University of Oklahoma

Region 4

Staff: University of Iowa

Region 5

Staff: University of Washington

CRCA Announces DI Regional Coaches of the Year

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association is pleased to announce the winners of its Regional Coach of the Year Awards. The Coach of the Year Award is intended to recognize a head coach that fits one or more of the following criteria: Outstanding success during the current season, demonstrated great team improvement from the prior season, fulfilled team’s potential and demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach.Below are the names of the winners of the CRCA Regional Coach of the Year:
Region 1

Head Coach: Lori Dauphiny, Princeton University

Region 2

Head Coach: Joe Schlosberg, US Naval Academy

Region 3

Head Coach: Dave O’Neill, University of Texas

Region 4

Head Coach: Andrew Carter, University of Iowa

Region 5

Head Coach: Yasmin Farooq, University of Washington

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