WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Tessa Spillane, Head Crew Coach and PERA Associate Professor of the Practice at Wellesley College has announced the hiring of Sydney Dollmeyer '17 as Assistant Crew Coach.
A 2016 CRCA All-American, Dollmeyer was a member of Wellesley's 2016 NCAA National Championship team, rowing in the Varsity Eight that captured gold to propel the program to its first ever national title. A December 2016 graduate of Wellesley with a degree in Economics and International Relations, Dollmeyer spent last season as a volunteer assistant coach with the Northeastern Women's rowing team. She also attended Community Rowing Inc's (CRI) IRL Graduate Fellowship program and has rowed with CRI as a Fall Masters member and a part of the Women's U23 Summer squad.
Dollmeyer was a two-time All-Seven Sisters honoree at Wellesley while helping the program to four New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles and four NCAA Championship appearances.
Wellesley Athletics strives for excellence at the conference, regional, and national levels, while providing opportunities for students to achieve their potential and learn the values of discipline, leadership, critical thinking, and responsibility to oneself and others.