Coaches

Michael Coholich – Head Coach

Mike joined Pine-Richland High School’s rowing team at the end of his Junior year. After a very productive summer at North Allegheny’s rowing camp, winning the Men’s Novice 1x event at the 2014 Independence Day Regatta, he decided to join Three Rivers Junior Rowing program. He raced primarily in the Men’s 1V8+ and the Men’s 2V4+ until graduation in 2015 and began rowing at Steel City as an open rower that summer. He became a part of USC Crew’s coaching staff in September of 2016 and is excited for the seasons to come.

 

Sadie Kalathunkal – Coach

An alumna of Upper St. Clair High School, Sadie came back to Pittsburgh after 8 years in West Virginia. Sadie spent 3 years rowing on the NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Team at West Virginia University.  During her time at WVU, she raced in Big 12s with the 1 V8 or 2 V8 all three years.  Upon completing her degree at WVU she went to the University of Charleston to coach the NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing team while also completing her MBA. At UC she coached the 1 V4 to a first place finish, 2 V4 to a second place finish and 2- to a first place finish at Secret City Head Race, as well as coaching the 2 V4 to a first place finish at the John Hunter Regatta.  Sadie obtained a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from West Virginia University in ‘16 and a Master of Business Administration from University of Charleston ‘17.