Terry Dougherty, Executive Director
Terry has her Master's degree in Counselor Education and her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She comes to PCR with a long history of working in education and recreation within the city of Philadelphia. She has worked at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and the University of the Sciences. In addition, she served as the Executive Director at the North Penn YMCA and was the Senior Director of Student Activities and Summer Camp at Valley Forge Military Academy.
Terry has always been actively involved in athletics. In high school, she earned All Catholic honors in Field Hockey at Bishop Conwell and threw the shot and discus on the track team. In college, she was a goalie at Bloomsburg University where she was a member of the National Championship Division II Field Hockey Team as well as a captain and starting goalie for the Women’s Lacrosse Team. Terry has a long history of involvement with positive youth development through sports.
Nick Dillon, Middle School Coordinator/Novice Boys
Nick is originally from Atlantic County New Jersey where he rowed at Holy Spirit High School. He then rowed at La Salle University, graduating in 2013 with a BA in History and a Minor in Business Administration. Nick recently graduated from Villanova University with a Master's degree in History and is joining PCR as the new Middle School Coordinator.
Emily Catlett, Rowing and Academic Manager
Emily comes to PCR with an extensive background in coaching as well as academic support. She began her rowing career in high school at Potomac Boat Club in Washington, DC. Continuing to row in college, Catlett selected the University of Wisconsin and received her bachelor’s degree. After graduating she moved to California and shortly thereafter began coaching at UC Davis as the Novice Women’s Coach (1991-1994). After three years she was elevated to Women’s Head Coach where she stayed for more than a decade.
During her tenure at UC Davis, Catlett forged the way from club to varsity status in 1996-1997, oversaw the building of a new boathouse, won back-to-back NCAA Division II National Championships (2001-2002, 2002-2003) and moved the program up to NCAA Division I status. While coaching the Aggies, Catlett honed her academic support skills and attained two Master’s degrees, a MS in Educational Counseling and a MA in Art Therapy. She retired from collegiate coaching in 2007 and began her next chapter as a high school, middle school and community college counselor. She recently moved to the Philadelphia area and is serving as a K-12 PT guidance counselor in Southwest Philadelphia.
Nick Goode, Varsity Girls Coach
Nick comes to PCR with 12 years of Rowing and 6 years of coaching experience. Nick Started rowing at Ohio University, where he graduated with degrees in Mathematics and Chemistry. He holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Human Performance from Barry University. While at Barry, Nick assisted the Buccaneers to 3 consecutive NCAA appearances, culminating in a 2nd place finish in 2013. After graduating, Nick moved to Philadelphia where he is a member of the Vesper Racing Team and has won multiple Club and Elite National Championships, Canadian Henley wins in 2013 and 2016, as well as a quarterfinal finish at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. During that time, he also coached part time at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School where he assisted the Hawks to league and City Championships.
Richie Fredricks, Varsity Boys Coach & Director of Recruiting
Richie grew up in South Jersey and rowed for Ocean City High School. He then went on to row for three years at Marietta College where he received his degree in political science with a minor in Spanish. After graduating, he served as the Novice Boys Coach at Villanova University. Richie then moved to Florida where he has coached both boys and girls as well as masters rowers for the Treasure Coast Rowing Club.
Kyle Mabry, Assistant Varsity Boys Coach
Kyle graduated from Boston University in 2017 with his degree in Neuroscience. He rowed for BU and is currently on the U23 Rowing National Team. He previously coached at Hudson River Rowing Association in Poughkeepsie New York and volunteered with the CRASH B's Indoor Rowing Competition.
Liz Euiler, Assistant Girls Varsity Coach
Liz graduated from Brock University in Canada where she received an MS in Applied Health Science, Kinesiology. Her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology was from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Liz rowed throughout High School and was a member of UMass Division 1 Women’s Rowing team from Fall 2007 through Spring 2011. She was a member of Brock University Varsity Women’s Rowing Team from Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. She is currently an Elite member of Vesper, continuing to compete in national and international regattas. Liz is pursuing her PhD in Physical Therapy at Drexel University this fall
Adrienne Kasprowicz, Volunteer Coach and Environmental Education Instructor
Adrienne recently completed her Phd in Conservation Biology from University of New Orleans and was assisting with our middle school and high school last season. She rowed at the University of Virginia as an undergraduate and is currently rowing at Undine Barge Club. She is currently designing and implementing the environmental education curriculum for the PCR participants.
Anna Kohler, Novice Girls Assistant and Middle School Coach
Anna recently graduated from Franklin & Marshall college where she received her BA in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with a concentration in Biology and Psychology. She rowed for F&M's varsity boat all four years and for two years back in high school for PCR while attending CAPA. Anna is currently pursuing a career as a developer and is continuing her education in software engineering. his summer she coached with the middle school program and high school summer Learn to Row camps.
Michael Palamountain, Coach Across America-Novice Girls Coach
Michael grew up in Philadelphia and attended Central High School. (272!) Michael was a member of the inaugural team of rowers at PCR, coached by Dana Schmunk through multiple winning seasons. Michael moved on to row for lightweight mens team at The University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 2017 with a BA in Psychology. During and after college Michael coached PCR learn to row programs for multiple summers. He is now joining the staff as the AmeriCorps Coach Across America and will be coaching the Novice Girls.
Hayden Sonnier, Volunteer Coach
Hayden grew up in suburban Chicago and rowed for his high school, Loyola Academy. He went on to row for the University of Michigan where, as a senior, he won an ACRA National Championship in the Lightweight 4+ event. He graduated with a degree in Neuroscience, and, following graduation, moved back to Chicago where he worked as the Novice Boys Coach for the Loyola Academy rowing team. He is currently a pursuing a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Drexel University and intends on matriculating into medical school upon completion of the program. He continues to row recreationally.
John Hogan, Volunteer Coach
A 1976 Graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor's of Science in Communications. John began rowing in 1999 and has competed in many regattas as a Masters Rower. He founded The Mariner Insurance Group, Inc. in 1989 and has since become semi-retired which gives him more time for his grandchildren and coaching at Philadelphia City Rowing. John is has been a Board Member of Philadelphia City Rowing since its inception in 2010. He has served as Commodore of the Schuylkill Navy; 2010, 2011 and 2012. A member of Bachelors Barge Club where he sculls almost daily.