Boys Varsity Assistant Coach
Chuck is a Volunteer Coach working with Oli and the boys varsity rowers.
Chuck started rowing freshman year at Harvard in the fall of 1967.
He rowed in the first freshmen heavyweight boat which finished second at the Eastern Sprints (the 1968 Harvard varsity represented the United States in Mexico City).
In 1969, won the Championship eight event at the Head of the Charles
In 1970 and 1971 member of the Lightweight varsity undefeated Eastern Sprints champions both years.
In 1970, set the Sprints course record and won by 9.5 seconds
and won the Lightweight four at the Head of the Charles.
- Won the Eastern Sprints title by 14 seconds- the greatest margin in History (average margin of victory during the year 16.5 seconds).
- Made the finals of the 1971 Pan Am trials against the top college and club heavyweight crews in the US
- Won the Thames Cup at Henley. Members of our JV, won the Wyfold Cup, thus becoming one of the few US Collegiate teams to win two events at Henley in the same year
- Finished 5th in the Collegiate/Club heavyweight race at the Lucerne Regatta becoming the first Lightweight 8 to break 6 minutes on a flat water course.
- Won the lightweight four at the Head of the Charles
In 1972 and 1973
- member of the Vesper Boat Club
- Bow man in the U.S Olympic heavyweight 4- in Munich
- National champion in the heavyweight 4- and the 8+
- Won the Olympic trials in the heavyweight 4-
- National champion in the Heavyweight 4-
- Small boat spare on the USA National Heavyweight team in Moscow
Chuck spent a number of years establishing rowing in Chicago after moving there in 1973- Reestablishing the Lincoln Park Boat Club, helping to start among others the University of Chicago Men’s and Women’s crew, Northwestern University Men’s and Women’s crew, Loyola high school crew, Lincoln Park Boat Club learn to row program- all of which continue to this day.
- National Champion Mixed Eight at the Cincinnati Regatta
US Men’s Olympic Rowing Committee 1988-92
Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 1996
For 6 years, Chuck rowed at the highest levels, nationally and internationally, as a member of arguably the fastest crew in its category in history- the 1971 Harvard Lightweight Crew- and for two years, in 1972 and 1973, a member of the US Heavyweight teams at the Olympic Games and the World Championships.