Coaches

Lexie Benton

Lexie grew up in Kingsley, Michigan where she was an accomplished three-sport high school athlete. After an uneventful freshmen year at Grand Valley State University, she set her sights on the rowing team and never looked back. From a Dad…

Mike Stemo

Mike began rowing at the University of Wisconsin in 1976, where he was a member of two National Championships teams. Mike was then away from rowing until 1993, when he coached at the Norwalk Rowing Club, and organized the Northeast…

Melissa Tolson

Melissa started rowing in summer 2009 when her daughter wanted to do “crew.” Not knowing what this was, she attended the summer learn-to-row program at the Toledo Rowing Club. That was all it took and she fell in love with…

Board

Melissa Fournier
Barbara Jones Smith
Glen Rauth
Mike Stemo
Danette Terzano
Melissa Tolson