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SANDY ARMSTRONG

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & VARSITY GIRLS

Sandy Armstrong has been with Marin Rowing as the Junior Women's Head Coach & Executive Director for the past 35 years.

In 2013 Armstrong was named "US Rowing Women of the Year." Armstrong spent three years as an assistant coach for the Junior Women's National Team, bringing home one bronze (2011) and one silver (2012) medal in the Jr. Women's 8+. Under her tenure, she has qualified for the Youth National Championships 16 out of the 17 year history of the Youth National Championships, bringing home 5 gold (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014), 4 silver and 3 bronze medals from this event. Her Junior Women's 8+ holds the Southwest Regional Championship record with 15 golds, 7 silver and 2 bronze. Prior to her tenure at Marin, she spent two years as the Varsity Women's coach at Tulane University. She spent her first four years coaching as Marin's novice/assistant coach from 1984 to 1988 following rowing for Redwood High School 1979-1982. Coach Armstrong sat on US Rowing Junior Women's Committee for 10 years and currently sits on the SW Regional Rowing Board of Stewards, a position she has held since 1994. She has won numerous medals as a Masters rower at State, Regional and National regattas.

Armstrong currently resides in San Anselmo.

Sam Kraus