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Claire 1 Claire is the boys novice coach. She recently graduated Franklin and Marshall College with a degree in math. Claire rowed throughout high school, and continued until hersophomore year of college, when she turned her focus to marathon training. Having completed the Philadelphia marathon twice, Claire has a passion for fitness and athletics.

This is Claire’s first season coaching rowing.

Favorite crew memory:

“My favorite crew memory is flipping a boat for the first time. I ended up trying to swim the boat in very unsuccessfully, and flipped another boat as they tried to help me. We were lucky not to drown given how hard we were all laughing.”

Claire 2How did I get involved:

“In high school, the girl who gave me a ride home started rowing, so I had to join the team or walk home, and I haven’t looked back since.”

Why I coach:

“To stay involved in the sport.”

Favorite quote:

“Do or do not, there is no try.”- Yoda