Doug Connelly is excited to bring ten years of rowing
and coaching experience to the University of Vermont.
Most recently, he was Head Rowing Coach at Franklin
Pierce University (2004 - 2009), guiding the men's and
women's varsity crews. The FPU Ravens enjoyed success at
regional regattas such as Knecht Cup and New England
Doug Connelly rowed at Colby College from 1995 - 1999,
earning medals at Head of the Charles, New England
Rowing Championships, and ECACs. In his senior year,
Connelly helped his crew win the New England Men's Point
Trophy and his team awarded him with Colby's 'Spirit of
the Oarsmen' Award. Following graduation, Connelly
joined Coach Steenstra at The Ohio State University,
coaching the novice men.
Coach Connelly balances coaching with backcountry
guiding for the National Outdoor Leadership School and
teaches at various educational organizations. He holds a
masters degree in environmental science. Off the water,
he is happiest skiing powder with his wife Liz.
Coach: Ian Anderson
Ian began rowing as a freshman at UVM in 2006, has won
the MV4 at New England Championships twice, and served
two years as Men's Team President. He began coaching
while attending Graduate School at UVM, and helped coach
the novice men from 2010-2012, including winning a
Silver in the MN4 at the ACRA National Championships.
His email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach: Casey Clark
Casey Clark is our new Men's Novice coach as of the
2008-2009 season, and a recent graduate of UVM. In her
first year her two boats both made it to the NERC grand
finals, with her first boat taking the silver medal.
Since then, she has sent boats to medal at ACRA National
Championships, New Englands, and other prestigous races
in New England. Her e-mail is email@example.com.
Come Join UVM Crew!!!!
Looking for a new sport this year? Try Crew! With over 50
rowers UVM Crew has become a big name in the rowing
community. Stop by our tent this Saturday at the welcome
picnic for more information, or email our coaches Ian and
Doug to learn more about the team. Practices are open to all
prospective athletes, no expirence required. Practices start
Monday August 28th @ 5:30pm in the Patrick Gym Lobby. Bring
Sneakers, Gym Clothes, and Water.
Our team is 100% student run. That means we pay for our
own equipment, entry fees, professional coaching, and other
expenses through fundraising and generous donations from our
supporters. If you need help raking leaves, painting,
shoveling snow, or any other task you see fit for a group of
Burlington Rowers, drop us a line (or an oar handele) and
let us help you out. Head over to our fundraising page to
get more information and see how we can help you!