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Craig Doan

Craig Doan

Head Coach

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.

John Balog

John Balog

Assistant Coach

 

 

Varsity

Rojan Taleban

Rojan Taleban

Commodore

Henry Olinger

Henry Olinger

Secretary

Trent DeGraffenreid

Trent DeGraffenreid

Treasurer

Arthur "AJ" Jackson

Arthur "AJ" Jackson

Equipment Manager

Vinni Minni

Vinni Minni

Rower - Senior

Adrian Montes

Adrian Montes

Rower - Senior

Novice

Larissa Carrasco

Larissa Carrasco

Rower - Junior

Nick Mountain

Nick Mountain

Rower - Junior

Novice Captain

Ethan Van Boerum

Ethan Van Boerum

Rower - Freshman

Norah Pearce

Norah Pearce

Coxswain- Freshman

Alex Mena

Alex Mena

Rower - Senior

Samantha Ross

Samantha Ross

Vice Commodore

Novice Captain

Joseph DiPietro

Joseph DiPietro

Rower - Junior

Turkey Trot Challenge 2023 Winner

Giovanni Autiero

Giovanni Autiero

Rower - Senior

Keegan Shelly

Keegan Shelly

Rower - Freshman

Michelle Davi

Michelle Davi

Rower - Freshman

Ben Berk

Ben Berk

Rower - Senior

Christopher Ng

Christopher Ng

Vice Treasurer

SDSU Sport Club Athlete of the Month – December 2023

Valaria Ochoa-Castillo

Valaria Ochoa-Castillo

Rower - Freshman

Mac Sales

Mac Sales

Rower - Junior

Connor Wong

Connor Wong

Rower - Freshman

Christopher Ng

Christopher Ng

Vice Treasurer

SDSU Sport Club Athlete of the Month – December 2023

Diana DiProfio

Diana DiProfio

Rower - Junior

Barrett Gauthier

Barrett Gauthier

Rower - Senior

Recent Graduates

John Balog

John Balog

Commodore (2022-2023)

Tanner Harvey

Tanner Harvey

Vice Commodore (2022-2023) / 4 Year Oasman

Mert Beyazyildirim

Mert Beyazyildirim

Ari Federico

Ari Federico

Brett MacHugh

Brett MacHugh