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 Our Mission is
Serving Rochester in all ways rowing. From beginner to elite, the Genesee Rowing Club is committed to bringing our community together through the sport of rowing.

 Our vision is

Elevating the level of rowing in Rochester by creating an
inclusive environment with the best coaches and
equipment available.


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Liana started rowing in high school locally for Pittsford Crew.  She continued on to Canisius College, rowing and helping to grow the team until it eventually moved from a club sport to division I team.  After graduating from college, Liana began coaching for area high school programs, including Mercy and Pittsford Crew.  She eventually came back to rowing herself, rowing and then coaching for Genesee Rowing Club.  Liana believes in focusing on technique first, insisting it's important to row well first, and fast second.  She wants her crew to know the importance of using their rowing flow to move a boat, not overworking the stroke.  When not coaching, Liana teaches middle school math, hikes and of course rowers herself.

Bex Merusi

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Megan Rawlings

Megan has loved rowing since she first got in a boat at 12 years old in Syracuse, NY. She rowed throughout high school and placed at the state level her senior year. Upon high school graduation she jumped right into the world of Masters, and rowed with the Syracuse Chargers throughout her college years. After completing her masters degree Megan moved to Delaware where she rowed and coached with Wilmington Rowing Club. In 2015 she moved to Rochester and joined the GRC family. Megan is US Rowing Level 2 certified and her coaching philosophy is focused on building a strong technical foundation. Megan works full time as an Instructional Designer for a performance improvement group in Rochester but enjoys getting out on the water as often as she can in her single or with the GRC competitive team.

Hannah Zuegel

Hannah Zuegel started rowing in 2013, trying GRC’s learn to row program between high school and college. After an incredibly positive experience, she joined the University of Rochester’s women’s team as a novice walk on rower and never turned back. Hannah rowed on the women’s team for two years, then became a men’s team coxswain after sustaining a long-term injury. Since graduating from UR she has coached GRC’s learn to row and corporate challenge classes as well and many of the indoor tank sessions. Outside of GRC she is a volunteer assistant coach to the UR men’s team and an assistant coach to the Pittsford boys varsity team.

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Rachel Yuhas

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Adrien Reidy

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