Meet The Coaches!
Gwen Sully, Program Head Coach
Gwen began her coaching career in Northern Virginia and served the rowing community for many years in areas of fundraising, development of rowing programs, as well as regatta organization and support. With more than 17 years of rowing, sculling and coaching experience she will work to build and support a solid, competitive rowing program.
Her goal is to maintain a challenging and positive atmosphere where all rowers can reach and exceed goals, build confidence and be successful in their racing endeavors. In order to achieve a well-rounded program, the priority is to insure all rowers come away from their experience with a sense of achievement, satisfaction and pride in their accomplishments.
Gwen is a US Rowing Level 3 certified coach and continues her education through conferences, workshops and networking with other coaches.
Liam Kelly, Program Assistant Coach
Coach Liam rowed for Fairfax High School four years and is now on his second year of
coaching with Fairfax Crew and a full time college student.
Maggie Anderson, Program Assistant Coach
Coach Maggie rowed all four years for Fairfax High School and is now rejoining the team as an assistant coach. She has competed in eights, fours, and even a double. At the 2018 World Rowing Indoor Erg Sprints, she won a bronze medal for Lightweight Women in her age group. Currently a freshman at George Mason University, Maggie hopes to foster a safe environment for the rowers and coxswains to develop their athletic abilities.