Coaches and Staff

Our coaches and staff are the backbone of our program. With decades of experience among them, they bring strong skills and dedication to the boathouse. Years aftr leaving the program, a rower will still remember the lessons learned from their coaches. 

Office Staff
Recreation Program Coordinator – Jason Coffman (oversees programs at both Green Lake and Mount Baker)
Recreation Specialist – Tamara Oki
Recreation Attendant — Michael Bookspun
Boatman — Chuck Desiderio

Juniors’ Coaches
Varsity Boys, Head – Haley Yeager
Varsity Girls, Head – Coby Stites
Varsity Boys, Assistants – Grayson Busch, Nick Jensen, Michael Thiers
Varsity Girls, Assistant – Tom Kicinski, Jordan Bradburne
Novice Boys – Phoenix Susak, Mackenna Cameron
Novice Girls – Carmen McNamara-Smith, Sophie Wolfson

Masters’ (Adults’) Coaches
We are currently looking for part time coaches. Share your expertise with our adult rowers! Call Natalie 206-406-6124
Learn-to-Row – Pat McVicker, Natalie Lecher, Mira Slavcheva, Mason McDaniel
Rowing 2/3  –  Alex Walter, Rehan Alvi, Natalie Lecher
Rowing 4  – Jennifer Wren, David Bridges