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Head Coach-Bryan Pape

Bryan Pape joined MSU Crew Club in the Fall of 2015 after graduating from the Institute for Rowing Leadership and two years as the Freshman/Novice Coach at Boston College. During his time at Boston College his freshmen won the New England Championship Men’s Novice 8+ in 2014 and contributed to BC’s winning of the New England Championship Men’s Team Point Trophy in 2014 and 2015. In addition to Boston College, Bryan was the assistant coach to the 2015 US Senior Light Men’s 8, Fairfield Novice Men, CRI Junior Novice Boys, Norwalk River Rowing Varsity Girls, and Colgate Novice Men. Since graduating from Colgate University in 2008 Bryan has represented the US in both the 2013 Senior Lightweight Men’s 8+ and 2008 Under 23 Heavyweight Men’s 2-

Novice Coach-Michael O'Keefe

Graduating from MSU in May 2016, Michael comes to us following 8 years of competitive rowing first at Forest Hills Eastern High School in Ada, Michigan, then for our very own MSU Crew Club where he served as captain his senior year. Michael has experience rowing and coaching in all types of boats both sculling and sweeping from the junior up to college level athletes and is very excited to have the opportunity to help this years novice rowers make a statement in national level collegiate rowing.