Team To Compete At FISA World Rowing Junior Championships In August In France
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale assistant women's crew coach Kate Maloney, who has helped guide the Bulldogs to top four finishes at the NCAA Championship in each of the last three years, will serve as a coach for the USRowing Junior National Team that will compete at the 2009 FISA World Rowing Junior Championships from Aug. 5-8 in Brive-La-Gaillarde, France. Maloney will work with the women's four without a coxswain.
Maloney, who served as an assistant for the U.S. Junior National Team Development squad for three years, is Yale's recruiting coordinator and is in charge of the novice eight. This spring, she guided the novice eight to Yale's first Eastern Sprints title since 1987. In 2007, she was selected as the CRCA New England Assistant Coach of the Year.
Maloney has considerable experience rowing for the United States as well. During her time at the University of Washington, she spent her summers rowing with the USA National Team, competing at the Nations Cup Regatta. In 1995 she won a bronze in the pair at Groningen, The Netherlands, and in 1996 she won a gold medal in the straight four at Hazewinkel, Belgium. Upon graduation from UW, Maloney moved on to the USA Senior National Team and began racing at the World Championships. In 1997 she raced in the 4-, and in 1998 she was in the USA 8+ that won a silver medal in Cologne, Germany. In 1999 she won a silver medal with the USA 8+ in St. Catharines, Ontario. Maloney finished her competitive racing career at the Sydney 2000 Olympics where she rowed in the USA 8+.