Chattanooga Rowing Staff

Meet the Team

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Allison Colberg

Coach

QUALIFICATIONS
- UCANROW2 Indoor Rowing instructor 
- USRowing Level 1 instructor 
- Current Competitor Lookout Rowing Club Masters Team 
- Lookout Rowing Club Coach
- Columbia Rowing Club Junior’s Coach
- Clemson University Varsity Crew Team member

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Connor Ilchert

UTC Coach

QUALIFICATIONS

- The Hun School of Princeton- Head Coach Boys’ Rowing Team Spring 2021

- Member of Rutgers University Men’s Heavyweight Crew Team 2014-2017


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Connor Nash

Coach

QUALIFICATIONS

- Lookout Rowing Club Competitive Masters Team 

- Lookout Rowing Club Coach

- Chattanooga Rowing Coach: 2018 - present;

Learn to Row Coach 2018

 - present; 

- Gonzaga University Crewmember

- Chattanooga Junior Crewmember 

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Grant Williams

Coach

QUALIFICATIONS
- USRowing Level 2 Coach
- Coxswain Coach
- Member of the award-winning national level The McCallie School team as rower and coxswain
- Coach specializing in Competitive and Rower Development for the Chattanooga Junior team

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Laura Foster

Master's Competitive Coach

 QUALIFICATIONS

- Girls Preparatory School Head Rowing Coach

- Former Varsity Girls’ Asst. Coach with the Princeton National Rowing Association/Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey

- University of Cambridge (UK): Member Women’s Boat Club (UK) 2018-2019 serving as club Vice President in 2020

- Coach for crews competing in the Lent, May Bumps, and Henley Royal Regatta

- University of Michigan: 2-time Gold Medalist at Big Ten Championships, 2-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 4-year Letterwinner

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Missy Elliot

Coach

QUALIFICATIONS

- UCANROW2 Indoor Rowing instructor 

- USRowing Level 2 instructor  

- 6 years as a group fitness instructor teaching indoor cycle, barre, strength 

- Current Competitor Lookout Rowing Club Masters Team 

- Chickamauga Battlefield 1/2 Marathon age group winner 2021 


FAVORITE WORKOUT 

60-minute erg workout as 30 min (3x10 min), 20 min (2 x 10 min), 10 min with 2 min paddle  between rounds 

Each 10 min piece as 16 SPM for 4 min,18 SPM for 3 min, 20 SPM for 2 min, 22 SPM for 1 min

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Quinn Nash

Coach

QUALIFICATIONS

- USRowing Level 2 instructor

- Lookout Rowing Club Competitive Masters Team 

- Lookout Rowing Club Coach

- Chattanooga Rowing Coach: 2019 - present; summers 2015 - present; Learn to Row Coach 2018 - present; 

- Gonzaga University Crew member

- Chattanooga Junior Crew member