Rowing Staff

The rowing staff instructor and coaches instruct a variety of classes and teams.  The staff is also available for private lessons.

Meet our Staff

Name Position Email
DeDe-Birch DeDe Birch

Rowing Manager
Master Rowing Coach 
Sarah Puddicombe

Capital Crew

Varsity Women Head Coach

liz-danielson-2017.jpg Liz Danielson

Capital Crew
Novice Women Head Coach 

ben-hise-2017.jpg Ben Hise

Capital Crew Varsity Men Head Coach
Melissa Witcher

Capital Crew Novice Men Head Coach

Hannah MacTaggart staff photo Hannah MacTaggart

Capital Crew Varsity Women & Masters Assistant Coach

Janet Bailey

Capital Crew Varsity Women Assistant Coach

Stephanie Beachley staff photo Stephanie Beachley

Capital Crew Varsity Men Assistant Coach

Ciera Dulgar staff photo Ciera Dulgar

Capital Crew Varsity Men Assistant Coach

Ashley Patterson staff photo Ashley Patterson

Capital Crew Novice Women Assistant Coach

Sam Walker staff photo Sam Walker

Capital Crew Novice Men Assistant Coach

bryan-jackson-2017.jpg Bryan Jackson

Capital Crew Athletic Trainer

john-day-2017.jpg John Day

Capital Crew Athletic Trainer

Ethan Lucchesi staff photo Ethan Lucchesi

Capital Crew Apprentice Program Coach

rudy-debellis-2017.jpg Rudy DeBellis

Rowing Instructor



Mike Connors
Sacramento State Women's Head Coach
Photo-Box-for-no-staff-picture George Jenkins Sacramento State Women's Novice Coach

Photo-Box-for-no-staff-picture Eric Weir Sacramento State Men's Head Coach