Head Coach Ellen Minzner

A former World Champion (LW2-) and with over 25 years of coaching experience at the high school, college, and national team levels, Minzner led the US Paralypmic LTA 4+ to a silver medal in Rio in 2016, and also serves on the FISA Para Working Group to address the future of para rowing.

Minzner has a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from Tufts University, studying the role of Sport in Community Development -- a course she now teaches at CRI's Institue of Rowing Leadership. In the past five years, Minzner and her team of Outreach coaches have pioneered a model for serving people with disabilities, military veterans, and underserved youth that has become the national standard.