Dan Wolleben – Head Coach
Dan Wolleben, a seven year veteran of the Bucknell Women’s rowing program, joined the Bucknell Men’s team as head coach in the Fall of 2014.
A Fordham Hall of Fame rower and personal holder of three Dad Vail Regatta Gold Medals, Dan has been recongized as the CRCA Mid-Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the year three times, and in 2012 was named the National Assistant Coach of the Year.
In his seven years working with the women’s program, he has amassed gold medals at the Murphy Cup, Dad Vails, ECACs, Patriot Leagues and individual sprint races.
Kyle Dowd – Assistant Coach
Kyle, a 2012 graduate from Purdue University, joined the Bucknell Men’s team staff in the Fall of 2014 after spending two years as an assistant coach at St. Lawrence University. At St. Lawrence, he worked primarily with the men’s freshmen squad, while also serving as the men’s recruiting coordinator.
For the past several summers Kyle coached at Nereid Boat Club, where he guided a number of crews (ranging from Juniors, to U-23, to masters) to victories and medals at the Independence Day, Philadelphia Youth, and Canadian Henley Regattas.
From 2008-2012 Kyle rowed at Purdue University, where he was voted the most valuable oarsman in 2012, and helped lead the Varsity Eight to a 3rd place finish at the 2012 San Diego Crew Classic, as well as a grand final appearance at the 2012 Dad Vail Regatta. Previously he rowed for Montclair High School, where he was a 2007 state champion and two year captain.