Coach Bios

Station L Staff

Peter Edwards, Head Men’s Sweep Coach and Program Director
Now in his 31st year of coaching, Peter has worked with rowers of all ages and abilities. He directs our men’s sweep program and supervises the coaching staff. Contact Mens Coach

Brad Crawford, Head Sculling Coach

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As head sculling coach, Brad works primarily with our top scullers to develop their skill and fitness. Brad rowed in college at Nebraska and has held various coaching positions in the Portland area for the past twenty-five years.  Contact Sculling Coach

Jim Hilsenteger, Head Women’s Sweep coach
A native Portlander, Jim has been involved in rowing for over 30 years.  He’s coached at the junior, collegiate and masters level.  Jim is also an assistant coach at Lewis and Clark College.

Kelsey Paden, Assistant Women’s Sweep Coach
Kelsey rowed at Green Lake in Seattle and more recently for Portland State University.  Kelsey is the coach of the novice women’s sweep team and she teaches in our Learn to Row program.

Leslie Walker, Lead Assistant Women’s Sweep Coach, and Asst. Sculling Coach

Leslie is the lead assistant women’s sweep coach and works with many of our scullers.  A University of Portland graduate, Leslie also coaches juniors at neighboring Rose City Rowing Club.

Sarah Deal, Assistant Sweep and Sculling Coach
A PSU rowing alum who rowed for Vesper Boat Club in Philadelphia and Waikato Rowing Club in New Zealand, Sarah also coached while overseas. She is the assistant men’s sweep coach, teaches in our Learn to Row program and works with scullers.  Sarah is also the head rowing coach at PSU.

Kevin Mulvaney, Assistant Sweep & Sculling Coach
Kevin coaches scullers, Learn to Row classes and assists with both the men’s and women’s sweep programs. His coaching background includes work with masters and college rowers in Sacramento, CA. Kevin also serves as the head rowing coach at Reed College.

Kass Schueman, Assistant Sweep and Sculling Coach
A Station L member and competitor, Kass teaches in our Learn to Row program and assists with the sculling program.

Alexia Ingerson, Assistant Sweep Coach
Alexia rowed at the University of Puget Sound and competed in the NCAA Championships.   She’s a Station L member and teaches in our Learn to Row program.  Alexia is also an assistant coach at Lewis and Clark College.

Deirdre O’Brien, Assistant Sweep Coach
Deirdre, a long time Station L member, teaches in our Learn to Row program.  She is also a USRowing referee!

Sam Taylor, Summer Substitute Coach
Sam is the head rowing coach at Lewis and Clark College in Portland. In the summer months he helps out with both sweep and sculling.

Coaching Interns: Nicole Langley Peralta, Audra Tromly

Sculling Program Coordinator: Penny Luong

Membership Coordinator and Registrars: Kristin Bott and Amanda Ryman

Boatman:  Phil Volz

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