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Lynch Named Regional Assistant Coach Of The Year

Lynch Named Regional Assistant Coach Of The Year

June 7, 2004

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Clemson rowing assistant coach Kelly Lynch has been named the 2004 South Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). The honor is the second straight for Lynch, who shared the award in 2003. Lynch, who just finished her sixth season coaching the Tigers’ novice rowers, led the Novice 8+ to an impressive season, including winning the South Region title in May.

The CRCA Assistant Coach of the Year award is designed to honor a member CRCA Assistant Coach who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to his/her program, has had a significant impact on the success of his/her program, and who has demonstrated a high level of professionalism and integrity as a coach. The Division I National Assistant Coach of the Year will be announced at a later date.

The 2004 Regional Assistant Coaches of the Year are Emily Ford (University of Michigan) in the Central Region, Nicole Stimpson (US Naval Academy) in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Shelagh Donohoe (Northeastern University) in the New England Region, Kelly Lynch (Clemson University) in the South Region and Sara Nevin (University of California, Berkeley) in the West Region.