2018 Coaching Staff

Dan Brisson
Competitive Sculling

Lori Criado
Novice Sweep, Sweep I

Lori Criado came to ACR in 2006 after rowing at Penn State University. After several years competing with the Women’s 5 Day team and coaching high school sweep teams, she moved to the dark side (aka sculling) and has since become mainly a single sculler. She enjoys raising three little children in her spare time.

Chris Ottie
Novice Sculling, Sculling I, Sweep to Scull

Stephanie Patton
Novice Sweep, Sweep I

Following four years of rowing at the University of Kansas, Stephanie joined ACR in 2005 as a member of the women’s competitive sweep team. Over the past decade, she has continued to enjoy competing with ACR and has spent time coaching at National Cathedral School, Old Dominion Boat Club, TC Williams High School, and ACR.

Joanna Rubini
Singles Sculling Group

Joanna Rubini
Joanna Rubini was born to 2 rowers – so she could scarcely avoid being one herself. She rowed at TC Williams & Brown University.  And now enjoys the maverick life of a single sculler…

Tessa Sorensen
Club Sculling, Masters Sculling


Alan Weatherley
Men’s Competitive Sweep

Alan Weatherley has been associated with ACR for sixteen years. Before turning to coaching he rowed with ACR’s Competitive Men’s Sweep program. Alan is also head women’s coach for West Potomac High School. For the past eight years he has been part of ACR’s administration serving as Dockmaster Programs.