COACH JAKE COERT
I competed on the US Junior Men's National team at the 2012 World Championships in the Men's 4x. In the summer of 2013, I was apart of a crew that represented California Rowing Club where we competed in and won the U19 Men's 4+ event, as well as went 1-2 in the U19 Men's 2-. I rowed with University of California, Berkeley my freshman year. I started my coaching career in the Summer of 2016, as the Assistant Coach for 805 Rowing. In the Summer of 2017, I took over the Head Coach position. I briefly was an Assistant Coach with UCLA Men's Rowing in the Fall of 2017. I took the Head Coach position at Channel Islands Rowing Club in the summer of 2018.
COACH GEORGE MYRING
I started my Rowing Career in 2013 as a freshman walk-on at the University of California, Davis Men’s Rowing Team. As a sophomore, I was part of the Men's 4+ crew that won the ACRA National Championship Regatta. I held a leadership position during all my years with the team serving as Head Recruiter, Treasurer, and President. After graduating in 2017 I began coaching for River City Rowing Club as the Masters Novice Coach. My squad fielded two boats, a Men’s 4+ and a Women’s 4+, that placed 4th and 3rd respectively at our Championship regatta in May 2018.
I am happy to be continuing coaching for Channel Islands Rowing Club as Assistant Coach and am excited for what racing season will bring us!
COACH YIANNI MAGNIS
I was born and raised in Greece. I was a member of the Greek Jr. National Team and competed in World Championships. In preparation for the 1992 Olympics, I was coached by two very successful coaches at the time, Penny Chuter (Steven Redgrave’s coach) and Thor Nilse. I completed the Level 2 USRowing Coaching Education in 2010. In the last few years, I helped a lot of Master Rowers with their training. I was the first person to row and start a team in the Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, California. Rowing is my passion.
My rowing career started in the summer of 2013 on a local middle school team at Lake Casitas. From there I continued in high school and was a lightweight varsity rower for 3 years. Starting my second year of varsity, I had the opportunity to serve as a coxswain for our Master’s team.
Thank you for welcoming me on the team! I am excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the Channel Island Rowing Club and begin my coaching career!