Men's team


Jen Gilbert

Varsity Men's Coach
Men's team
Jen was born in Melbourne, Australia, spent 10 years growing up there before attending the United Nations International School in Hanoi, Vietnam from 1996-1999. She started coxing in 2000 at Somerville House in Brisbane, QLD, Australia and won multiple state and national titles including the Varsity 8 race at the BSRA. After finishing High School she joined the University of Queensland Boat Club where she was one of the Elite...     (720)472-4875

Roman Sammartino

Interim Novice Men's Coach
Men's team
Originally from Sacramento, Coach Roman moved to Alameda, CA at a young age. During elementary school, he was classmates with the daughter of Oakland Stroke's Program Director and Women's Novice Coach, Beth Anderson and started rowing with them his Junior year. When he came to CU, a few friends in my dorm joined the team and convinced me to get back on the water again. He completed 4 years rowing...

Women's team


Chris Rinaldo

Head Coach
Women's team
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...     (303)253-2550

Matt Molina

Novice Coach
Women's team
Matthew Molina is coaching his fourth year of University of Colorado Crew. This is the third year he is coaching as the Novice Women’s coach. A Colorado native he grew up in Littleton with a vast love of sports including hockey, soccer, and ultimate frisbee. Matt knew nothing about rowing before he began his attendance at the University of Colorado. He competed with Colorado Crew from 2010-2013 and achieved the...