Coaches

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Dan Robinson
Men’s Novice Coach

Associated with the crew since enrolling at Ithaca College in 1975, Dan Robinson, a 1979 graduate, has served the Bomber rowing program in a number of capacities. He coached the Freshman Men’s team in 1980 and has been the Men’s Head Coach since 1987.
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Becky Robinson
Women’s Head Coach

 

A member of the U.S. National Rowing Team in 1991, Robinson returned to her alma mater in 1994 as women’s novice coach. She has been at the helm of women’s varsity crew for seventeen seasons. Robinson, who graduated from Ithaca’s highly regarded physical therapy program in 1988, rowed with the Bombers from 1985 to 1987, and went on to compete at the national and international levels through 1993.

Ward Romer
Boatwright

 

Romer, who served as head crew coach with the Bombers from 1980 to 1987 is now in his 38th campaign with the Ithaca Crew program. A 1970 graduate of Cornell University, Romer was a four-year member of the Big Red crew at the lightweight level. He first worked with the Ithaca crew in 1973 as freshmen coach, and moved up to varsity lightweight mentor the following year.

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Beth Greene
Women’s Assistant Coach

Beth graduated from Ithaca College in 2000 with a degree in Drama. A four year rower, Beth returns to the crew for her eighth year of coaching. While rowing for Ithaca, Beth was awarded the CRCA First Team All American in 2000. Beth went on to compete at the national level after her time at Ithaca.

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Mindy Keene
Novice Women’s Coach

Mindy is a 2016 graduate of Ithaca College and is now in her second year of Graduate studies in Ithaca’s Physical Therapy program. Mindy earned her place in the first varsity boat her Junior and Senior years. During her four years with Ithaca Crew Mindy coxed the varsity eight in two Head of the Charles regattas and one NCAA championship race. During the spring of 2016 Mindy also led the varsity eight to a gold medal at the Dad Vail Regatta and a gold medal at the New York State Championships.

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Rachel Dowd
Novice Women’s Coach

Rachel is a 2017 graduate of Ithaca College and was a rower for Ithaca Crew throughout her four years. Rachel was a member of the lightweight four that took gold at the Dad Vails Regatta in 2016 and was Captain of the sculling squad throughout her senior year.
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