Jen Sager joined Kate Maloney’s Williams women’s crew coaching staff in September of 2019. Sager comes to Williams after coaching at both Middlebury College and the Anchorage Rowing Association.
Sager coached in Anchorage this past summer where she was in charge of all of the Anchorage Rowing Association programs from Masters Scull/Sweep, Junior Scull/Sweep, Adult Learn-to-Row, on down to Junior Learn-to-Row.
Prior to her summer in Alaska Sager coached this past spring at Middlebury College, where she led the Panthers’ Women’s JV Four to Medals at the Dad Vail Regatta and the New England Rowing Championships and the Middlebury Men’s Two Varsity Eight to an undefeated regular season.
Eph head coach Kate Maloney stated, “I am very excited to welcome Jen to the Purple Valley. She brings with her a host of knowledge and experience from her time as a NCAA DIII student-athlete and U.S. National Team competitor. Her enthusiasm for the sport and teaching are going to be great additions to the Williams Women’s Crew. She and I are eager to bring the team together and get to work on the 2019-20 seasons.”
As a competitor at Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.) Sager was a member of the Bantams’ NCAA Champion (2015), Silver medal finish (2013), Head of the Charles Champion (2012), medalist in 2013 and 2014 and a competitor at the Women’s Henley Regatta (2013).
Sager has also competed for the Vesper Boat Club and the U.S. National Team. With the Vesper Boat Club she earned gold medal finishes at the Canadian Henley (2012, 2014), Club Nationals (2014), and the U23 World Championship Trials (2015).
Sager represented the U.S. in the lightweight 2x at the U23 World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2015), the lightweight 4x at the Senior World Championships in Florida (2017), and the Lightweight 2x at the Senior World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2018).
A 2016 graduate of Trinity College where she earned a BA in English, Sager also earned a Master’s of Arts in Publishing Media in 2017 from Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom.