Brendan Cunningham joined Yale’s heavyweight crew programas a volunteer assistant coach in the fall of 2013. Cunningham isan alumnus of Temple University, having graduated in 2010 with aB.B.A. in Marketing.
As a rower at Temple, Cunningham was a four-year member of theOwls crew team (2006-10).
After graduating, Cunningham was the novice rowing coach atLower Merion High School in Lower Merion, Penn., where he coachedathletes new to the sport.
Before coming to Yale, Cunningham worked as both thefreshman/novice coach and recruiting coordinator for themen’s rowing program at Washington College in Maryland. While working at Washington, Cunningham expanded the scope of theteam’s recruiting, bringing in the largest recruited class inthe program’s history. He also trained members of the teamwith little to no experience in the sport, developing them intocompetitive oarsmen.