Meet the Crew

COACHES


Justin Knust

Coaching Director, High School Coach
CoachingDirector@RowLCRA.org

Coach Knust has over 20 years experience with rowing. Coach Knust moved to the Orlando area after coaching the University of Florida rowing club. Here in Central Florida, his training plans have led his rowing crews to place in the top 20 best boats in the country on multiple occasions. Coach Knust has coached rowers to compete and medal at the World Indoor Rowing Championship (Crash-Bs). Coach Knust is a USRowing Level III certified coach and CPR and First Aid certified.


Matt Outlaw

Recruiting Coordinator, High School Coach
RecruitingCoordinator@RowLCRA.org

Coach Outlaw began rowing in high school and continued his athletic career as a rower at Jacksonville University. Coach Outlaw matriculated with his degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science at the University of Central Florida (Orlando). His education and knowledge as a competitive rower made him well-suited to join the Lake County Rowing staff as a youth coach and recruiting coordinator. Coach Outlaw is a USRowing Level III certified coach and is CPR and First Aid certified.

Michelle Heister
Middle School Coach
MichelleH@rowlcra.org

Tabitha Lum
Middle School Coach
MiddleSchoolCoach@RowLCRA.org

OFFICERS


Alison Strange

President
President@RowLCRA.org


Mike Furukawa

Vice President
VP@RowLCRA.org


Anna Hann

Secretary
Secretary@RowLCRA.org


Heather Mears

Treasure
Treasurer@RowLCRA.org

BOARD


Wendy 
Burkett
Founding Member
Wendy@RowLCRA.org


Karen 
Dorr
Founding Member
Karen@RowLCRA.org


Debbie Kiely

Founding Member, Past President
Debbie@RowLCRA.org


Nancy Hoff
Founding Member
NHoff2001@gmail.com

 
Paul McPherson
Founding Member, Past President
Paul@RowLCRA.org 


Alison Strange
Founding Member,
President
President@RowLCRA.org


Mike 
Furukawa
Board Member, Vice President
VP@RowLCRA.org      

Erin Gerlach
Board Member
YouthCoordinator@RowLCRA.org