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Meet the ARC Fall 2017 Coaching Lineup

Jouri Kolomiets

Head Coach Yuri Kolomiets has been involved in the sport of rowing for over 25 years. His rowing experience includes over ten years as a competitor in small boats including a champion stint on the All-Ukrainian National Championship Team. He graduated from the Kiev University of Physical Culture and Sport with honor, majoring in physiology of sport, biomechanics, and psychology.

Coach Kolomiets began his coaching career in 1981 with the Athletic School of Olympic Reserve for Children and Adolescents in Ukraine and many of his athletes were selected to represent the USSR at the World level. In the United States, Yuri coached most recently at the highly-competitive Norwalk River Rowing in Fairfield, CT. He has also coached at Shenendehowa High School, Maritime Rowing Club and New Canaan High School.

Erin Corrigan

Erin Corrigan is Assistant Juniors and Masters Coach. Erin rowed with ARC and went on to compete on the highly competitive NCAA Division I rowing team at the University of Central Florida. She has experience working with different levels of rowers, from complete novices to elites. She has also coached military veterans as part of the Wounded Warrior Project.

Mike Piotrowski

Masters Coach Mike Piotrowski has been rowing for nearly 30 years and has achieved notable competitive success including medal-winning performances at USRowing Masters Nationals, local regatta the Head of the Fish, and numerous other races. Prior to joining ARC, Mike was an assistant coach at Skidmore College, where he guided crews to grand final finishes at the New York State Collegiate Championships and other successful performances.

Connor Stevens

Connor Stevens serves as Assistant Juniors Coach. Connor rowed for ARC from 2013-2016 and brings with him a knowledge and passion for the sport along with a maturity and sense of responsibility that serves our organization well. He is currently a student at HVCC.