Tim Richards - Chairman
Danny Brevick - Vice Chairman
Doug Engle - Financial Advisor
Ken Struckmeyer - Faculty Advisor
Alyssa Kodama - Alumni Representative
Peter Brevick - Head Coach
Alec Hurley - Assistant Coach
Dave Kempsell - Club Women's Assistant Coach
Danny Brevick (Former Commodore)
Michelle Kistler (former Head Coach)
Tim, better known as "Haole" during his time on Cougar Crew, rowed from the Fall of 1977 to the Spring of 1980. In the Lightweight 8 during his rowing tenure, he rowed both starboard and port under then Head Coach Ken Struckmeyer who referred to this as being "Amphibious". ("Haole" wonders if this distinction had more to do with the rowing either sides or the fact that he took many long walks off short docks because of the coach....) He served as Commodore for the 1979-1980 season. A graduate of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984, he is currently in practice and cattle ranching in Hawaii.
Josh was a member of Cougar Crew from the Fall of 1997 to the Spring of 2001. His major was Management Information Systems and employment currently finds him as a Functional Analyst with The Boeing Company. He lives in Kirkland, Washington and continues to row and compete with Lake Washington Rowing Club, (2002 - present) as well as long distance running competitions.
Doug rowed for Cougar Crew from the Fall of 1975 until 1979. Originally intending to walk on the basketball team, Doug tried rowing and the rest of the story is evident. His class was the first to field a Freshman 8. (They also had the dubious distinction of borrowing the University of Washington's "Royal Brougham" 8 man shell and rolling it in Lake Washington.) Doug spent his rowing career in the 5 seat of the Heavyweight 8; part of the famous "Engine Room". He served as Vice-Commodore during the 1978-1979 and also volunteered as the JV coach for the 1979-1980 season. One of the shining highlight of his tenure came when he was a member of the "Meat Wagon", a 4 with coxswain. The first Cougar Crew ever to attend the IRA National Championships in Syracuse, New York, Doug with his team members made Cougar Crew Rowing history by winning the Championship in 1979. Today finds Doug still in Pullman managing the laboratory for the USDA - Western Wheat Quality / Ag Research Service. He has been active in Crew Alumni activities since 1980.
(Members of the "Meat Wagon" were John "Yumbo" Holtman, Chris "Squish" Gulick, Doug "D'Engle" Engle, Rich "Flip" Ray, with Al "Horseshack" Fisher as coxswain.)
Ken to many, "Coach" to hundreds if not thousands of oarsmen and oarswomen of the 1970's into the 1990's, "Al" to a few, was the Cougar Crew Head Coach from 1973 until 1992. A coach, mentor and friend to the oarsmen that rowed during his tenure, Ken has been on the Washington State University Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture for 34 years. Currently he serves as the University Ombudsman and Chair of the Faculty Senate. Today finds Ken and Marg (Crew Mom) still making their home in Pullman.
Peter Brevick joins Washington State University as the Head Coach of Cougar Crew. Brevick comes to Pullman from Oklahoma City, OK where he has spent the past 5 years working with the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation and the OKC Riversport Junior Rowing program.
Peter joined the OKCBF in the summer of 2012 as Boatman for all programs, and soon took on additional roles working with national rowing adaptive camps and the junior rowing program. In 2014 he added work with the OKC National High Performance Center, which led to a stint coaching the USA Men’s Light 2- at the 2014 World Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Upon returning to Oklahoma City, Brevick began coaching the OKC RIVERSPORT Novice Boys program. Highlights from the 2014-15 season included the first ever Boys points trophy for OKC at the SWEAT erg regatta, as well as wins in three of the four novice events at the US Rowing Central Youth Regional Championships. In the fall of 2015 Brevick continued with OKC Riversport as the Varsity Boys Coach. Notable accomplishments from his first season with the Varsity Boys include a 4th place finish at Youth Nationals in the Pair, as well as sending two athletes to the USRowing Junior National Team High Performance camp. This past season had multiple team best performances, highlighted by finishing 13th at the Head of the Charles in the Youth Eights, and 2nd at Youth Nationals in the Four.
Peter began rowing in 2002 at Washington State University. Brevick began coaching at WSU as an assistant in 2007. After working in other capacities stateside and overseas for three years, he returned to Washington State to coach the Novice Men for the 2011-2012 season.
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