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Lisa Schlenker - Head Varsity Coach

Joined as Head Varsity Coach in the Fall of 2018.

Lisa won silver in the lightweight quad at the 1998 World Rowing Championships, and silver medals in the lightweight single at the 1999 and 2002 World Rowing Championships. She also competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Lisa first broke the lightweight 2k erg record in April 1999, becoming the first lightweight woman to break seven minutes. She broke her own record again one year later, which she held for the next ten years.


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Billy Tyler - Assistant Varsity Coach

Rowed for Bucknell University Men's Crew from 2011-2015. In 2017, he joined the team as an assistant coach to Micah Boyd.


Joe Holthaus - assistant Varsity/novice Coach

Rowed for UNC Men's Crew from 2009-2013. In 2015, he joined the team as an assistant coach to Micah Boyd.

In 2016-2017, Joe served as the Head Varsity Coach in place of Micah Boyd.




Rowed and coxed as an undergraduate. Adam was the Head Coach of the Men's Team until 2013.

He was Head Novice Coach for the 2014-2015 Campaign and returns in that same role for the 2018-2019 Season




VARSITY ROSTER 2017 - 2018



Elijah Allen - PORT/Starboard

Height: 6'0"                             Year: Senior

Weight: 180                             Hometown: Apex, NC

Major: Economics; Peace War and Defense   Minor: Entrepreneurship


Rio AlvarAdo - Starboard

Height: 6'3"                            Year: Senior

Weight: 190                           Hometown: North Carolina

Major: Mathematics


Liam Cune - PORT

Height: 6'4"                              Year: Junior

Weight: 170                             Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Major: Physics, Applied Mathematics



Michael Daw - PORT

Height: 6'3"                           Year: Senior

Weight: 180                          Hometown: Cary, NC

Major: Biochemistry Minor: Neuroscience



Tyler Fox - PORT

Height: 6'3'                             Year: Senior

Weight: 175                           Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC

Major: Anthropology Minor: Medical Anthropology


Cam Gumbel - Starboard

Height: 6’1” Year: Junior

Weight: 185 lbs Hometown: New Bern, NC

Major: Economics


kyle Moran - Port/Starboard

Height: 5'10"                              Year: Sophomore

Weight: 170 lbs       Hometown: Concord, NC

Major: Computer Science Minor: Arabic

Josh Nelson - starboard

Height: 5'11"                              Year: Sophomore

Weight: 175 lbs                         Hometown: Gainesville, FL

Major: Biology

Elizabeth Seipp - COXSWAIN

Height: 4'11"                              Year: Freshman

Major: Economics                     Hometown: Bethlehem, PA

Justin Serovich - COXSWAIN

Height: 6'2"                              Year: Freshman

Major: Economics                   Hometown: Tampa, FL



Height: 6'0"                         Year: Senior

Weight: 180                        Hometown: Asheville, NC

Major: Biochemistry Minor: Biology



Robert Smith - Starboard

Height: 6'1"                             Year: Senior

Weight: 175                            Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland

Major: Peace War and Defense    Minor: Arabic



Tyler Souza - PORT

Height: 6'0"                           Year: Senior  

Weight: 185                           Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Major: Environmental Science    Minor: Marine Science


Paul Tomkiewicz - Port/Starboard

Height: 6’4” Year: Graduate/Pharm. D. Student

Weight: 195 lbs Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

robert winslow - Port

Height: 6'1"                              Year: Freshman

Major: Computer Science    Hometown: Durham, NC

Minor: Business





Sean Alewine

Year: Freshman Hometown: Browns Summit, NC

Major: Pre-Business

Nathan Barrier

Year: Freshman Hometown: Durham, NC

Major: Economics, Statistics Analytics

Eli Bradley

Year: Freshman Hometown: Clinton, NC

Major: Biology

Hunter Casey

Year: Junior Hometown: Babylon, NY

Major: Biology

Kishan Changela

Year: Freshman Hometown: Cary, NC

Major: Pre-Business

Robert Davis

Year: Junior Hometown: Lizard Lick, NC

Major: History

John Dong

Year: Freshman Hometown: Glen Cove, NY

Major: Biology, Psychology

Gage Ellis

Year: Freshman Hometown: Brevard, NC

Major: Chemistry

Jake Foreman

Year: Freshman Hometown: Currituck, NC

Major: Biology, Pre-Dentistry

Sean Galvin

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Greenville, NC

Major: Physics

David Garrett

Year: Freshman Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Major: Political Science, Peace War & Defense

Caroline Hobin

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Fuquay-Varina, NC

Major: Chemistry

Max Holt

Year: Freshman Hometown: Concord, NC

Major: Pre-Business, Philosophy Politics & Economics

Megan Lienau

Year: Freshman Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Denver Massey

Year: Freshman Hometown: Wake Forest, NC

Major: Computer Science

Blake Newton

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Nantahala, NC

Major: Environmental Science

Michael Taffe

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Major: Statistics, Economics

Tucker Reisig

Year: Freshman Hometown: Winston Salem, NC

Major: Computer Science

Kevin Schichlein

Year: Freshman Hometown: Wilmington, NC

Major: Chemistry

Jon Sevier

Year: Sophomore Hometown: Mooresville, NC

Major: Biology

Ryan Townsend

Year: Freshman Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Theodore Wang

Year: Freshman Hometown: Cary, NC

Major: Mathematics

Drew Warlick

Year: Freshman Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Major: Chemistry

Sam Zahn

Year: Freshman Hometown: Allentown, PA

Major: Political Science, Public Policy Philosophy & Economics