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New NCS Freshman Coach: Erin Briggs

By Caroline Osborne, 11/18/20, 7:15PM EST

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We are pleased to announce Erin Briggs as the new NCS Freshmen coach. Erin has been assistant coaching the NCS Freshman team from 2020 to present.  

Erin began rowing late in her junior year of high school at Long Lake Rowing Club in Minnesota in 2012. Within a few months, she was recruited to row at the University of Virginia, where she was a four-year letter winner, All-Conference, and two-time All-American athlete. She raced at the Under-23 World Rowing Championships in 2015 in the 4x, placing 4th, and in 2016 in the 8+, winning gold. After graduating with a degree in economics in 2017, Erin spent two years at the Olympic Training Center in Princeton, NJ, placing 4th in the 4- at World Cup III in 2018, 1st in the 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta in 2018, and 1st in the 2x at the Royal Canadian Henley in 2019. Erin currently lives in Arlington with her husband.