A former assistant coach for the men's team from 2008 -2009, Chris Rinaldo took the helm of the women's program in 2014. Under his leadership the women's varstity team has recieved first and third place titles at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association championship regatta and as well as a top five finish at the American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championship. He is committed to providing the consistency, growth, and development necessary to continue competing at a high level on the national stage.
Chris has over 12 years in the sport of rowing as an athlete and coach. Having taken his first strokes as a junior in his home town in upstate New York, Chris continued to row collegiality at Brock University in Ontario Canada. As an athlete he won the light men’s double at the Ontario University Association Championships and placed third in the same event at the Canadian University rowing championships.