Courtney is in her sixth year as the top assistant for the WWU Rowing program, in 2017 she helped to lead the Vikings to their eighth NCAA DII National Championship and as assistant coach was recognized as the Vikings were named the DII 2017 Staff of the year. Before coming to Bellingham in 2015 to coach the Vikings she coached the previous 10 years in the greater Seattle area. Two as operations manager of Renton Rowing Center, a community boathouse of the George Pocock Rowing Foundation, following eight as program director and junior women’s coach for Sammamish Rowing Association. In 2014, as junior women’s coach at PRC, her first novice eight, second novice eight and novice four all placed first at Northwest Junior Regionals. While at SRA, her teams captured points trophy championships at Brentwood Regatta four straight years (2008-11). Her varsity eight was victorious at Brentwood Regatta, Opening Day Regatta and Northwest Junior Regionals in both 2010 and 2011. Her crews made appearances at U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships from 2008 to 2012, including fifth place finish by lightweight eight in 2009 and sixth place finish by varsity eight in 2010. Her Masters crews were regular contenders for medals at both local and national regattas including Tail of the Lake, Head of the Charles, Head of the Lake, Opening Day, and NW Masters Regionals. Member of WWU’s first NCAA Division II national championship team in 2005 as stroke of varsity four. Holds U.S. Rowing Level III coaching certificate. When she’s not at the boathouse coaching she can be found hitting the hiking trails or paddle-boarding with her right-hand girl, Lexie the Dog!
Junior & Masters Coach