NEWPORT SEA BASE COACHING STAFF

James Long-LernoHead Varsity Men's Coach

Rowing Background: 

Senior National Team: 

Trained with the team throughout and post- college, before retiring due to ongoing injuries

U23 National Team: 2009

Silver Medalist in the 4-

UC Berkeley: 2008-2010

IRA National Champion; Pac 10 Newcomer of the Year; San Diego Crew Classic (1st); Head of the Charles (1st)

OCC: 2007-2008

Captain, Oarsman of the Year, San Diego Crew Classic (1st); WIRA Championships (1st), Nationals (5th)

Long Beach Junior Crew:

         

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Men's Head Coach (2014-2017; 2019-Present)

Four crews to Youth National Championships

US National Team: (2015)

 Jr World Championships B Final Winner

OCC Men's Rowing: Men's Novice Coach (2014-2015)

2 x National Champions

NAC Rowing: Men's Head Coach (2013-2014)

Five crews to Youth National Championships

USC Men's Rowing: Men's Head Coach (2011-2013)

Varsity 8+11th at Nationals

Marin Rowing Association: Men's Assistant Coach (2010-2011)

2 x National Champions

Education:

University of California, Berkeley   

            B.A. Interdisciplinary Field Studies: Technology and Society

Lacey SheltonHead Novice Men's Coach

Rowing Background: 

UC Irvine: 2012-2016

          Captain; President; 2016 ACRA Nationals Varsity 4+ (1st)

         

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Head Novice Men's Coach (2018-Present)

          2019 - Southwest Regionals: Frosh 4+ (3rd)

UC Irvine Women's Rowing: Assistant Coach (2016-2020)

2017 - ACRA Nationals: Varsity Lightweight 4+ (1st) 

2018 - ACRA National Women's Assistant Coach of the Year;

 ACRA Nationals: Novice 8+ (1st); WIRA Championships: Novice 8+   (1st), 2nd Novice 8+ (1st), Novice Ltwt 4+ (1st)

2019 - WIRA Championships: Varsity Ltwt 4+ (1st), Novice Ltwt 4+ (1st), Novice

 8+ (3rd) 

Education:

University of La Verne

            M.S. Educational Counseling, PPS, Concentration in School and Family Based

  Counseling

University of California, Irvine       

            B.A. Educational Sciences

            B.A. History

Ian Simpson - Director, Head Varsity Women's Coach, and Elites Coach

Rowing Background: 

Great Britain Senior National Team:

Great Britain Junior National Team: 

Durham University, England:

         

Coaching Background:

Southern California Scullers Elites Club: Program Director/Coach (2012-Present)

2012 - US National Team Coach and Team Manager: Paralympic Games,

 London,  England; Youth National Championships: Women's 2x (1st)

2019 - US National Team Coach PanAmerican Games, Lima, Peru: 2x (2nd);

 4x (3rd)

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Program Director; Women's Head Coach (2019-Present)

Long Beach State Women's Rowing: Head Coach (2013-2017)

2016 - ACRA Nationals Varsity Lightweight 4+ (1st)

Oakland Strokes: Women's Head Coach (2006-2009)

2009 Youth National Championships: Women's 2- (1st)

San Diego Crew Classic: Lightweight 8+ (1st)

Long Beach Junior Crew: Program Director and Head Coach 2000-2006

2002 Youth National Championships: Women's 2x (1st)

US Women's National Team: Assistant Coach 1998-2000
 

Education:

Durham University, England

            B.S. General Science

Madison HodgkinsHead Novice Women's Coach

Rowing background: 

Loyola Marymount University: 2013-2017

2017 - WIRA Championships: Varsity 8+ (3rd); West Coast Conference: Varsity 8+ (3rd)

Newport Aquatic Center: 2008-2013

Coaching Background: 

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Head Novice Women's Coach (2018-Present)

          2019 - Southwest Regionals: Frosh 4x+ (3rd); San Diego Fall Classic: Novice 8+

 (2nd)

Education:

Concordia University, Irvine

            M.A.ED School Counseling, PPS

Loyola Marymount University    

            B.A. Sociology

Maggie Fellows - Assistant Novice Coach

Rowing Background: 

Southern California Scullers Elite Club: 2017-Present

2019 - PanAmerican Games, Lima, Peru: 2x (2nd), 4x (3rd)

2021 Olympic Hopeful

Craftsbury Sculling Center: 2013-2016

2013 - Canadian Henley: U23 1x (1st), 2x (2nd), 2- (2nd)

2015 - US National Team Selection Regatta: 1x (4th)

St. Lawrence University: 2009-2013 

          2013 - NCAA All-American; St. Lawrence University: Outstanding Senior

 Student- Athlete

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Head Novice Girls Coach (2017-2018); Assistant Novice Coach (2018-Present)

Craftsbury Sculling Center: (2013-2016) 

Northfield Mount Hermon School: Assistant Women's Coach (2016)

Education:

St. Lawrence University 

            B.A. Enviornmental Studies, Summa Cum Laude

            B.A. Multi-Language (Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese), Summa Cum Laude

Shayla Birath - Middle School Coach 

Rowing Background: 

Southern California Scullers Elite Club: 2019- Present

Boat Club High Performance Program: 2017-2019

University of New South Wales, Australia: 2016

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: 2013-2017

    

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Middle School Coach (2019-Present)

Capital Rowing Club: Para-Rowing Coach (PR1, PR2, and PR3) (2019); Masters Coach (2019); Summer Juniors Coach (2019)

Walt Whitman High School: Head Novice Women's Coach (2018-2019)
 

Education:

University of California, Irvine 

            PhD (In Progress) Clinical Psychology

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

            B.S. Biochemistry, Specializing in Virology and Infectious Disease

            B.A. Political Science

University of North Carolina/Duke

           Joint Minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Katrina Regan - Assistant Varsity Women's Coach

Rowing Background: 

Loyola Marymount University

Phillips Exeter Academy - Exeter, New Hampshire: 

         

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Assistant Varsity Women's Coach (2018-Present)

 

Education:

University of Massachusetts 

            Master of Business Administration

Loyola Marymount University   

            B.S. Civil Engineering with Applied Mathematics Minor

Kendall Sinosky - Middle School Coach 

Rowing Background: 

Southern California Scullers Elite Club: 2019- Present

Arion High Performance - Saratoga Springs, New York: 2018

USC: 2014-2018 

2017 - San Diego Crew Classic: Varisty 4+ (1st); PAC12 Championships: Varsity 4+ (3rd) 

Reach High - Baltimore, Maryland : 2011-2014

Coaching Background:

Newport Sea Base Rowing: Middle School Coach (2019-Present)

Reach High: Head Coach (2018-2019)

Long Beach Junior Crew: Middle School Coach; Assistant Varsity Boys Coach (2017-2018)

Education:

University of Southern California (USC)

            B.A. English

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