VM Coaching Staff
Varsity Men's Coaching Staff
Men's Varsity Head Coach
Brian began his tenure at the Oakland Strokes in the Fall of 2014. Prior to the Strokes, Brian worked with the Varsity Women at Long Beach Junior Crew in 2013 and 2014 and was involved in winning two gold and three bronze medals at the National Championships. In addition to coaching with the Strokes Brian coaches with the US Junior National Team, most recently coaching the Junior Men's 8+ to a silver medal at the World Championships.
Brian began rowing in 2001 in Connecticut, attended Kent School, and graduated from Trinity College. Brian was a member of Trinity's nationally ranked Varsity 8+ for three years, earning a win and course record at the Head of the Charles, as well as multiple ECAC National Championships. While at Trinity, Brian stroked the 2006 US Under-23 LM4x to a silver medal at the World Championships. Following graduation, Brian rowed on three US National Teams in the LM4- and LM2x, making two World Cup A-finals and earning another win at the Head of the Charles.
Since arriving in Oakland the Varsity Men have won the Head of the Charles once, the National Championship twice, San Diego Crew Classic three times, and Southwest Regional Championships multiple times.