Pat Tynan - Head Women's Crew Coach
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Pat Tynan enters his fifth season at the helm of the Women's Rowing program at Wesleyan where the team has gained speed and success in recent years. Prior to Wesleyan, Pat spent the 2008-09 season as the assistant men's lightweight crew coach at Yale University where his freshmen crew finished 3rd 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, Pat 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, Pat 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, Pat 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, Pat continues to guide Wesleyan to be among the top teams in DIII. He lives with his wife, Becky and daughter Alice, in Middletown.
Andriel Doolittle begins her second year with the Wesleyan Cardinals as an assistant coach for the 2013-14 season. Andriel graduated from the University of Connecticut, where she was a four-year member of the UConn women’s rowing team. Andriel has medaled at the Head of the Charles, Dad Vail Regatta and earned All-Big East second-team honors. She served as team captain her senior year and received both the Coach’s Award and Iron Husky Award.
Andriel graduated from UConn in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and is to pursuing her Master’s degree at Wesleyan.