Directors and Managers
In the fall of 2014 Dana returned to the Oakland Strokes as the Managing Director after a 7 year hiatus. Previously, Dana coached for the Strokes from 1999 through the 2006 season, acting as the Varsity Men’s Assistant Coach from 1999 through 2000, Novice Mean’s Head Coach in 2001, and Head Men’s Coach from 2002 through 2006. Some of his accomplishments include his crews qualifying for the Youth National Championships from 2003 through 2006, earning a Silver medal in the Boy’s V8+ in 2004 and a Gold medal in the Boy’s V4+ in 2005.
Dana will be acting as an assistant coach for the Women’s Varsity team in the Fall of 2016 during Allison’s maternity leave
Dana began rowing in 1990 for the Oakland Strokes while attending College Prep in Oakland. He continued rowing at Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1997 and a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering in 1998. Since his graduation he has worked full time as a Structural Engineer up to his recent move back to the Oakland Strokes. Dana lives in Alameda with his wife and two children.