Ameerah Aly rowed for Clemson for four years from 2009 to 2013. In 2013, Aly graduated from with a degree in Health Science with a focus in Promotion and Education. Aly currently lives in Atlanta where she works as a program manager in acquisition integration for a software company.
Q: What has kept you busy since you graduated?
A: I am coaching competitive rowing for high school women in Atlanta.
Q: What do you feel as though your biggest accomplishment has been since you graduated from Clemson?
A: My successes/growth in my career & accomplishments as a junior rowing coach- winning/placing in several State & Regional championships have been my biggest accomplishment.
Q: How has Clemson Rowing helped you prepare for life after college?
A: In every single way! Clemson Rowing has allowed me to grow as a person. Entering college, I was quiet, shy, and did not share my thoughts or opinions. I have found my voice, I am empowered to be the best I can be, and I am assertive in everything that I do because of my experience with Clemson Rowing. It has also taught me to be a good business partner/teammate, work hard in silence, and do everything with integrity.
Q: What is your favorite memory from your time at Clemson?
A: I would say my favorite memories are NCAA’s my Freshman year, dance parties before every race, and snowball fights at the boathouse.
Q: What is a piece of advice you would give to current or future athletes that you wished you had received during your time?
A: My advice would be to fully embrace all of your opportunities and resources at Clemson. This school has so much to offer and such a wonderful community- live your experience with no regrets and get to know people as they will be in your life long after college. Clemson tigers, and teammates for that matter, have a special bond that lasts forever.