Head Coach Craig Doan

In August 2019, Craig took over as Head Coach after serving for three years as the Aztec’s Assistant Coach and Boathouse Coordinator. While serving as assistant coach, Craig’s SDSU Novice 8+’s were among the nation’s best, receiving rankings in the ACRA Coaches poll in both 2018 & 2019. Those same years saw the Aztec first Novice 8+ in the Grand Final of the San Diego Crew Classic and WIRA’s. Plus wins in the Gruenberg Cup and podium finishes at the Newport Regatta.

Craig joined San Diego State Men’s Crew in 2016 after serving 5 years as the head coach for the men’s club program at his alma mater, Kansas State University. Prior to this, Craig served three years as the assistant coach focused on recruiting & developing the novice athletes.

Rowing for the Kansas State Rowing Association Junior Crew through high school, he served as team captain his senior year. Craig stayed close to home attending college at Kansas State University where he rowed for the Kansas State Men’s Crew while completing his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.