Coach Bios

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Station L Staff

Peter Edwards, Head Men’s Sweep Coach and Program Director
Now in his 32nd 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

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 25 years.  Contact Sculling Coach

Jim Hilsenteger, Competitive Women’s Sweep
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.

Leslie Walker, Club Women’s Sweep, and Asst. Sculling Coach
Leslie coaches the Club women’s sweep squad and works with many of our scullers.  A University of Portland graduate, Leslie also coaches juniors at neighboring Rose City Rowing Club.

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

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.

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!

Nicole Langley Peralta, Assistant Coach
Nicole is a Station L member and Learn to Row instructor.  She was formerly a competitive synchronized swimmer and coach!

Sculling Program Coordinator: Penny Luong

Membership Coordinator and Registrars: Kristin Bott and Amanda Ryman

Boatman:  Phil Volz

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