Women's Rowing


  Patrick Tynan
Patrick Tynan

Assistant Coach

Pat returns to UMass and enters into his first season as the assistant coach for the women's crew. In 2006-2007 Pat served as the Head Women's Coach at Williams College. He guided the Ephs to the 2007 NCAA Division III Championship winning both the Varsity 8 and Team titles. Prior to Williams, he spent six seasons coaching the Men's and Women's Freshmen Crews at Colby. In 2001, 2004 and 2005 Pat's women's crews went undefeated and won Gold medals at the New England Rowing Championships and the ECAC National Collegiate Invitational Regattas. Before his arrival, Pat spent two years as the assistant coach for the Men's Crew at UMass, where his crews medaled at the New England and Atlantic-10 Rowing Championships. During his two years at UMass, Pat also served as an assistant coach at Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Mass.

Pat's rowing career began in 1990 at St. John's High School in Shrewsbury, Mass., and continued at the University of Massachusetts where he rowed in the varsity lightweight eight for four years earning numerous medals at the New England Rowing Championships and the Champion International Collegiate Regattas. After graduating in 1999 with a degree in exercise science, Pat spent the summer with the US Lightweight Development Team at Riverside Boat Club in Boston, winning three medals at the American Rowing Championships.

Pat and his wife, Becky, live in Deerfield.

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