Coach Bios

John Pescatore

250px-John_PescatoreJohn has been rowing and coaching since 1980 with championships won at every level, high school to international, as rower and coach. Most recently, John served as Head Coach of the Yale Heavyweight Men’s Crew from 2002 to 2010. He’s a World Champion from 1987, a two-time Olympian from 1988 & 1992, and Olympic coach from 2000.

John lives in New Haven, is an avid road cyclist, runner, and cross-country and downhill skier. He also owns and operates a bicycle touring business, Kingfisher Cycling, which guides cyclists in the French Pyréneés. John currently serves as President of Canal Dock Boathouse, Inc. He is available for private or group rowing lessons, and also heads up the growing public school program.

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