Wayne Berger

Coordinator of Coaching Education

Wayne has a strong background in educational leadership and extensive coaching experience at the Junior, Collegiate, and International levels.

With three IRA National Championships, five Eastern Sprints Championships, and two Ladies Plate titles from the Henley Royal Regatta during his time at Harvard University and a 2012 Youth National Championship with Deerfield Academy, Berger's crews have regularly had their seasons culminate on the podium. Under his leadership for five summers, the Boston rowing club program he established won seven championships at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and four titles at the US Club National Championships. As a Head Coach at the Sydney Rowing Club in Australia, Wayne coached seven crews to national titles and led the club to a fourth place finish overall. Wayne has been a teacher, admissions counselor, and college advisor at the Hotchkiss School, Loomis-Chaffee School, Groton School and Deerfield Academy. In addition to coaching the Competitive Men, Wayne works directly with the Institute for Rowing Leadership, coaching fellows in improving their coaching and teaches two courses in the program.