Head CoachLou, who also teaches English, was previously an assistant coach of women’s rowing for the University of California, Berkeley, where she helped lead the team to an NCAA National Championship. Lou began rowing at Deerfield Academy and went on to graduate from the Berkeley. As a student rower, she helped Berkeley win an NCAA Championship and three Pac-10 Championships. She rowed three years in the varsity 8, earned All-American honors, and was a two-year captain.
Assistant CoachLiz began her rowing career at NMH and continued rowing at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2010 she won a bronze medal at U23 World Championships in the women’s double sculls with her twin sister in Brest, Belarus. Liz spent two years training in pursuit of the US Rowing National team with Craftsbury’s Green Racing Project and has coached at the Craftsbury Sculling Center. At the University of Pennsylvania, Liz captained the women’s rowing team for two years, stroked the first varsity eight for three years, and was named female rower of the year. She was selected twice to the first-team all-region by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches of America (CRCA) and was a CRCA national scholar-athlete. The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association honored Liz and her sister for their contributions to Penn’s rowing legacy. Prior to joining NMH, Liz was at Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency, where she worked on integrated communication campaigns for the Boston 2024 Olympic bid, as well as sports-tech and healthcare clients. Liz was a member of the NMH Alumni Council for five years and received the 2017 Young Alumni Award, which recognizes “outstanding loyalty and support of the school.”
Education: BFA, English Literature, and Theatre Production and Design, University of British Columbia; B.Ed. Secondary Education in English, Theatre; IB-MYP, Teaching and Learning Strand - University of British Columbia
Roles at NMH: English teacher, rowing coach, dorm faculty. advisor
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