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Cherith Greenwood is in her first season as the assistant men's and women's rowing coach at Loyola College. She joins the Greyhound staff after serving as an assistant men's and women's rowing coach at Vassar College for the past two years. During Greenwood's two years at Vassar the women's rowing team was ranked 13th in the nation for DIII both years.
Last summer Greenwood helped coach the Junior Men's Under-19 team out of Thompson's Boat Club in Washington, DC where the Junior A Men's 8+ and 4+ won the 2006 US National Championship.
Prior to her experience at Vassar, Greenwood spent a year in Oklahoma as the graduate assistant rowing coach at Oklahoma City University.
Greenwood attended Northeastern University on a full scholarship and graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in journalism. During her time at NU, she was awarded "Most Competitive Novice" as a freshman, and her JV boat was awarded "Most Inspirational Varsity" during her third year. During her fifth year at Northeastern, Cherith helped coach the novice team as an undergraduate assistant.
A native of Niagara Falls, Canada, Greenwood began her rowing career at South Niagara in a Learn-To-Row program at 11 years of age. A year later she joined the St. Catharines Rowing Club in Canada, home of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and 1999 World Rowing Championships, where she started her competitive rowing career. Cherith has won the Head of the Charles in the Youth 8+, Canadian Henley in the Sr. B 8+, and US National titles. She has also been awarded Junior Oarswoman of the Year in 1999 from the St. Catharine's Rowing Club. Greenwood also began coaching at the highly successful St. Catharine's Rowing Club with the junior programs and the Learn-to-Row programs.