Athena Sylos, Youth Coach, Sculling Coach


Athena learned to row on Paradise pond at Smith College in the spring of 1990, and has been rowing ever since.  She rowed for Smith College, Clemson University Club team, and in many of the incarnations of masters rowing in the valley, Pioneer Valley Women’s Rowing through NCR. She currently is on the Masters rowing racing team. She has been coaching the youth since 2015.  

She is excited about all aspects of the sport, especially the sportsmanship, and brings a community, all-ages approach to building our rowing community.  She feels incredibly lucky to work with our talented and committed youth teams.