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Caitlin Mance, Executive Director 

Caitlin comes to PCR with nearly a decade of non-profit and coaching experience at both the Division I and Division III level. She is a graduate of Community Rowing's Institute for Rowing Leadership where she received an Advanced Certificate in Rowing Leadership. Caitlin rowed in high school for Narraganset Boat Club, was a Division I varsity oarswoman and team captain at Cornell University, and a member of Riverside Boat Club in Boston after her graduation in 2008. Caitlin bring exceptionally relevant experience in fundraising, program management, and rowing to help PCR build on past success and continue to meet its mission of empowering Philadelphia Public School students to reach their greatest potential. 

Emily Catlett

Emily Catlett, Rowing and Academic Manager 

Emily comes to PCR with an extensive background in coaching as well as academic support. She began her rowing career in high school at Potomac Boat Club in Washington, DC. Continuing to row in college, Catlett selected the University of Wisconsin and received her bachelor’s degree. After graduating she moved to California and shortly thereafter began coaching at UC Davis as the Novice Women’s Coach (1991-1994). After three years she was elevated to Women’s Head Coach where she stayed for more than a decade.

During her tenure at UC Davis, Catlett forged the way from club to varsity status in 1996-1997, oversaw the building of a new boathouse, won back-to-back NCAA Division II National Championships (2001-2002, 2002-2003) and moved the program up to NCAA Division I status. While coaching the Aggies, Catlett honed her academic support skills and attained two Master’s degrees, a MS in Educational Counseling and a MA in Art Therapy. She retired from collegiate coaching in 2007 and began her next chapter as a high school, middle school and community college counselor. She recently moved to the Philadelphia area and is serving as a K-12 PT guidance counselor in Southwest Philadelphia.

Nick Dillon

Nick Dillon, Varsity Boys Coach, Director of Recruiting, and Development Assistant 

Nick is originally from Atlantic County New Jersey where he rowed at Holy Spirit High School. He then rowed at La Salle University, graduating in 2013 with a BA in History and a Minor in Business Administration. Nick recently graduated from Villanova University with a Master's degree in History and joined PCR last year as the Middle School Coordinator and Novice Boys Coach. This fall Nick will serve as our  Varsity Boys Coach/Director of Recruiting.

Nick Goode

Nick Goode, Varsity Girls Coach and Boatyard Manager 

Nick comes to PCR with 12 years of rowing and 6 years of coaching experience. Nick started rowing at Ohio University, where he graduated with degrees in Mathematics and Chemistry. He holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Human Performance from Barry University. While at Barry, Nick assisted the Buccaneers to 3 consecutive NCAA appearances, culminating in a 2nd place finish in 2013. After graduating, Nick moved to Philadelphia where he is a member of the Vesper Racing Team and has won multiple Club and Elite National Championships, Canadian Henley wins in 2013 and 2016, as well as a quarterfinal finish at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. During that time, he also coached part time at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School where he assisted the Hawks to league and City Championships.

George Rowley

George Rowley, Middle School and Volunteer Coordinator, Novice Boy's Coach 

George graduated from Morgan State University with a B.S. in Psychology.  He also earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. George has a strong background in non-profit organizational leadership and co-founded Hope Dealing Mindset Corp., which primarily operates out of Orlando, FL. His rowing experience comes from his time serving as a youth counselor for the City of Philadelphia’s summer rowing camps.

Liz

Liz Euiler, Assistant Girls Varsity Coach 

Liz graduated from Brock University in Canada where she received an MS in Applied Health Science, Kinesiology. Her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology was from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Liz rowed throughout High School and was a member of UMass Division 1 Women’s Rowing team from Fall 2007 through Spring 2011. She was a member of Brock University Varsity Women’s Rowing Team from Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. She is currently an Elite member of Vesper, continuing to compete in national and international regattas. Liz is pursuing her PhD in Physical Therapy at Drexel University this fall.

AnnaK

Anna Kohler, Novice Girls Assistant and Middle School Coach

Anna recently graduated from Franklin & Marshall college where she received her BA in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with a concentration in Biology and Psychology. She rowed for F&M's varsity boat all four years and for two years back in high school for PCR while attending CAPA. Anna is currently pursuing a career as a developer and is continuing her education in software engineering. his summer she coached with the middle school program and high school summer Learn to Row camps.

Summer Nelson, Novice Girls Assistant and Middle School Coach 

Bio coming soon!

Myi Harte, Varsity Assistant Men's Coach, Middle School Coach, and Boatyard Assistant

Myi rowed for PCR all four years of high school. He also volunteer during the PCR summer rowing camps. Closer to the end of his high school rowing career, he began assisting with the Middle School Program. Now studying Psychology at CCP, Myi plans to transfer into Temple University to study for Kinesiology and continue working towards his goal of becoming a Sports Therapist.  

Nick Santo, Middle School Coach 

Bio coming soon!

Adrienne

Adrienne Kasprowicz, Volunteer Coach and Environmental Education Instructor 

Adrienne recently completed her Phd in Conservation Biology from University of New Orleans and was assisting with our middle school and high school last season. She rowed at the University of Virginia as an undergraduate and is currently rowing at Undine Barge Club. She is currently designing and implementing the environmental education curriculum for the PCR participants.

John
John Hogan, Volunteer Coach, Board Member 

A 1976 Graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor's of Science in Communications. John began rowing in 1999 and has competed in many regattas as a Masters Rower. He founded The Mariner Insurance Group, Inc. in 1989 and has since become semi-retired which gives him more time for his grandchildren and coaching at Philadelphia City Rowing. John is has been a Board Member of Philadelphia City Rowing since its inception in 2010. He has served as Commodore of the Schuylkill Navy; 2010, 2011 and 2012. A member of Bachelors Barge Club where he sculls almost daily.