Our Coaches - ANDREW BERSTER

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ANDY BERSTER - Assistant Coach
SWEEP AND STRENGTH

Andy learned to row while a Sarasota Sculler with Peter as his coach and was a freshman when Bill Plifka was in his senior year. Andy was the co-captain with his cousin Chris Liwski in 1997-98. He earned a rowing scholarship to Syracuse University where he rowed for four years. While attending Syracuse, Andy was in the Varsity 8+ for 3 years and stroked his senior year. During his junior year stroked the varsity 4+ to a gold, in the men’s open 4+, at the Head of the Schuylkill, along with a first place collegiate finish in the men’s open 4+ at the Head of the Charles, in 2000. Andy stroked the varsity 8+ while competing in the Ladies Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta in 2001. While in high school, Andy was in the Riverview High School Men’s Eight that won the Florida State Championship in 1996. He now coaches for us one to two days a week.

EDUCATION
  1. Syracuse University
ROWING EXPERIENCE
  1. Sarasota Scullers 1995- 1998 under Peter de Manio
  2. Syracuse University 1998-2002
  3. Varsity 8 at Syracuse for three years and stroke his senior year
  4. Gold medal in Men’s 4 at Head of the Schuylkill
ANDREW BERSTER


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