Kate grew up in Northern Va where she excelled in a variety of sports. She attended George Mason University where she studied Health and Physical Education and Exercise Science, then obtained her degree in teaching. She started her rowing career at George Mason University, where she rowed as a novice and varsity member; port, starboard, and coxswain.
After graduating, she continued her rowing career as a coach for Robinson High School and Occoquan Juniors Rowing camp. For seven years Kate has coached all levels on the women’s side at Robinson. She has successfully led her boats to the State finals each year and in 2011 the Women’s 2nd Varsity 8 placed 6th at the National Finals.
First Colonial Crew Club
Jacob started rowing at First Colonial as a freshman and rowed all four years until 2017. He has won the EVSRA championship in the men’s varsity 8 during his sophomore year in 2015. Jacob is currently attending Virginia Wesleyan University where he is an elementary education major and plans to become an elementary school teacher. And then pursue his master’s degree in administration to become a principal.