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2015-16 Coaching Staff

Pat Tynan - Head Women's Crew Coach
(860) 685-2922 - ptynan@wesleyan.edu
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Pat Tynan enters his seventh season at the helm of the Women's Rowing program at Wesleyan, where the team has gained speed and success in recent years, including an NCAA at-large invitation as a team entry in 2014.  Prior to Wesleyan, Tynan spent the 2008-09 season as the assistant men's lightweight crew coach at Yale University, where his freshmen crew finished third at the Eastern Sprints. 

A 1999 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he was an integral member of the varsity lightweight crew, Tynan began his coaching career as a men's assistant at his alma mater for two seasons before heading to Colby College from 2001-06. There he assisted with both the men's and women's programs, helping the women's novice crew win three New England Championships and two ECAC Championships. As interim head women's crew coach at Williams College in 2006-07, Tynan directed the Ephs to a New England and NCAA Division III title at the varsity eight level. Williams also captured a team title at the NCAAs in 2007.

Before joining the Yale staff in 2008, Tynan spent the 2007-08 season with a second stint at his alma mater, this time assisting with the women's squad.

A USRowing Level III certified coach and recipient of the Joy of Sculling Collegiate Coach of the Year in 2007, he continues to guide Wesleyan to be among the top teams in Division III. Tynan lives with his wife, Becky, and daughter, Alice, in Middletown.   

Annie Haley - Assistant Coach
(860) 685-2922 - ahaley@wesleyan.edu

Annie HaleyAnnie Haley enters her second year on the Wesleyan women’s crew coaching staff, with eight years of competitive rowing experience. She is a 2014 graduate of the Institute for Rowing Leadership at Community Rowing, Inc. in Boston. Haley coached the Massachusetts Institute of Technology varsity women during the 2013-14 season, where her third varsity 8+ finished fourth at EAWRC.

Haley is a 2013 graduate of Williams College with a BA in English and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. She spent four years rowing for the Ephs, was a member of four consecutive NCAA Division III Team Championship crews, and is a three-time National Champion with the Ephs' first varsity boat. She was named Second Team All-NESCAC in 2011 and First Team All-NESCAC in 2013. She was also named the 2013 Oarswoman of the Year for the Ephs.

A native of Dayton, Ohio, she got her start in rowing at the Dayton Boat Club. In addition to coaching the Cardinals, she is pursuing her Master's degree at Wesleyan.