Pat Tynan - Head Women's Crew Coach
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Pat Tynan, who spent the 2008-09 season as assistant men's lightweight crew coach at Yale University, was named faculty head coach of women's crew at Wesleyan for the 2009-10 campaign. He is at the helm for a fourth season in 2012-13.
A 1999 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he was an integral member of the varsity lightweight crew, Pat began his coaching career as a men's assistant at his alma mater for two seasons before heading to Colby College from 2001-06. There he assisted with both the men's and women's programs, helping the women's novice crew win three New England championships. As interim head women's crew coach at Williams College in 2006-07, Pat directed the Ephs to a New England and NCAA Division III title at the varsity eight level. Williams also captured a team title at the NCAAs in 2007.
Before joining the Yale staff in 2008, Pat spent the 2007-08 season with a second stint at his alma mater, this time assisting with the women's squad.
A USRowing Level III certified coach, Pat also has a wealth of experience at summer rowing camps in Connecticut, Maine and Maryland over the last decade.
Andriel Doolittle joins the Wesleyan Cardinals as an assistant coach for the 2012-13 season from the University of Connecticut, where she was a four-year member of the UConn Women’s Rowing Team. Andriel has medaled at the Head of the Charles, Dad Vail Regatta and achieved the All-Big East second-team honors. She served as team captain her senior year and received both the Coach’s Award and Iron Husky Award.
Andriel graduated from the UConn in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and plans to pursue her Master’s degree at Wesleyan.