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Rowing Assistant Coach Kelly Lynch Named Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

Sept. 30, 2003

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced its first annual Regional Assistant Coaches of the Year. Kelly Lynch was named the 2003 Regional Assistant Coach of the Year for the South Region. She shares this honor with Kara McPhillips of the University of Virginia. 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.

Kelly Lynch is entering her sixth season coaching the Tigers’ novice rowers. She has built the Clemson rowing program since its inception. With direct responsibilities for the novice program and recruiting, Lynch is continuing to build a competitive Tiger program. Lynch is a 1991 graduate of Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing and management.