Coach Spotlight

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|  November 2011  |

Ed Slater

You rowed at St. Mark's and Trinity College - did you have any exposure to the sport prior to St. Mark's? None that I can remember. Though I do have a distinct memory of thinking to myself before I got to St. Mark's: "Maybe I'll row there." ...

|  November 2008  |

Ric Ricci

Ric helps an unidentified camper launch during the Reagan era. Associate Director Ric Ricci has coached rowing for 36 years, including 27 at Craftsbury. For our November coach profile, I spoke with Ric about rowing, the old days at Craftsbury, and ...

|  August 2008  |

Maura Conron

Maura Conron has been a graphic designer, painter, coach and teacher in the Boston area for over 10 years and lives with her husband and 6 year old son. She grew up in a variety of places including Michigan, Vermont, Italy and Massachusetts and ...

|  April 2008  |

Troy Howell

Troy Howell has coached with us several summers now making the trek northeast from Dallas, TX. He's currently a rowing coach for the Episcopal School of Dallas as well as being an active competitor in the single and double. This summer, Troy ...

|  February 2008  |

Pepa Miloucheva

Pepa Miloucheva has been one of the mainstays at the Center for the past 10 years. Originally brought on board for her work with the ski program, Pepa has grown into the role of fleet manager at the Center, as well as the local go-to person for ...

|  August 2007  |

Louisa Edgerly

How did you start rowing/sculling? I started rowing my senior year of high school, when two new friends who also rowed suggested I try the sport. Knowing how poorly I had done in soccer the previous fall, it was a no-brainer to try ...

|  June 2007  |

Noel Wanner

Noel Wanner has coached with us for the past several years, and this year is taking on some head coaching duties as well. He's had quite an involvement with rowing at a number of levels of the sport: rowing at Wesleyan, on to the National ...

|  April 2007  |

Barbara Corrigan

How'd you get involved with sculling or rowing? I got involved with our sport as an undergraduate in University of Oregon's club in 1991-1992. My friend Stephanie asked me to join the team with her because she didn't want to join alone. We ...

|  February 2007  |

Gary Hill

How'd you get involved with sculling or rowing? It was one of those chance things; back in 2000 one of my first dates with an ex-girlfriend was sculling on the Milwaukee River. I was plunked into a wide single for my first time, which I ...

|  December 2006  |

Carol Bower

Bryn Mawr head coach Carol Bower is a relatively recent addition to the Craftsbury family of coaches, but that doesn't diminish in the least our pride on her induction into the UCLA Hall of Fame. In this month's Coach Profile, we catch up with ...

|  August 2006  |

Michele Africa

We've been lucky to have Michelle with us since 2001. Regular campers who visit us in the early part of the summer will immediately recognize her and probably have a couple of Michelle stories to tell. She also appeared on one of our brochures ...

|  June 2006  |

Kevin MacDermott

Kevin MacDermott may be a fresh face to some Craftsbury campers. Now in his third season with the Center, Kevin is taking on head coach responsibilities for the first time and will be involved with seventeen of this summer's thirty-three sessions ...

|  April 2006  |

Cinda Ewton

Associate Director of Craftsbury Sculling Camps, Marlene Royle recently interviewed Craftsbury Coach, Cinda Ewton on her history and coaching philosophy. MR: How did you start rowing? What was your best competitive experience? CE: My rowing ...

|  February 2006  |

Norm Graf

2006 marks the third year that Norm Graf is the director of our sculling program at Craftsbury. Last fall, Norm celebrated his 80th birthday. He has had a long devotion to our sport and is an inspiration to us all. Associate director, Marlene ...

|  April 2005  |

Clemens Reinke

Clemens brings to Craftsbury his broad knowledge of sculling developed as a competitor in the rowing academies of Germany. Currently studying for his Doctor in Ministry, Clemens had a moment to take a break and talk to CSC Associate Director, ...

|  January 2005  |

Karen Solem

Craftsbury coach, Karen Solem, is one of our sport's most innovative thinkers. She has made it her personal mission to connect and expand the international community of rowing; the publication of the Rower's Almanac was one of her first ...

|  April 2000  |

Rick Butt

By his telling, Rick Butt's introduction to sculling was inadvertent- he even resisted it a bit. After running nine marathons in the '70's and early '80's, including four in New York and two in Boston, he was on competitive hiatus for a few years. ...

Louisa Edgerly

This summer Louisa Edgerly has spent May, June, and July on our coaching staff. She has been coaching in our week and weekend camps, as well as doing private lessons for guests at the Center. In May Louisa returned from a two-year stay in Istanbul, ...