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DUC Coaching Staff

Steve Perry - Program Director & Head Coach

2022-2023 will be Steve Perry’s 23rd year coaching rowing at the Youth, Collegiate and International levels, he will be entering his 6th year as Program Director and Head Coach of Dallas United Crew.  Under Perry’s leadership the DUC program has expanded on all fronts.  Most notably enrollment in all DUC programs has increased while operations on all fronts have expanded, including Dallas United opening the doors to a new boathouse in September of 2018.

In 2018 DUC’s Varsity Quad finished 4th at USRowing Nationals after winning the USRowing Central Regional title.  Additionally, the DUC Varsity Girls have brought home two-consecutive Regional titles in 2018 and 2019.  Both DUC Varsity Boys and Girls First Varsity Eights have qualified every year for USRowing Nationals since Perry arrived at DUC.

 

Dallas United Crew: Program Director and Head Coach 2017-Present

USRowing: Under 19 Men's National Team, 2017 JM4- Coach

Cornell University: 1st Assistant Coach, Men's Heavyweight Crew 2014-2015

USRowing: Para-National Team 2013 LTA2x Coach

2013 World Rowing Championships, Chunji, Korea; Bronze Medalist

US Naval Academy: Head Coach, Men's Lightweight Crew 2009-2013

  • 2010 IRA National Championships Silver Medalist

USRowing: Under 23 Women's National Team, 2009 Head Coach, 2008 Assistant Coach

  • 2009 U23 World Rowing Championships Silver Medalist; Women’s Eight

  • 2008 U23 World Rowing Championships Gold Medalist; Women’s Eight

Dartmouth College: Head Coach, Men's Lightweight Crew 2005-2009

  • 2007 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s Varsity Lightweight Eight

US Naval Academy: Freshman Coach, Men's Lightweight Crew 2002-2005

  • 2005 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s Freshman Lightweight Eight

  • 2005 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s 2ndFreshman Lightweight Eight

  • 2004 Eastern Sprints Silver Medalists; Men’s Freshman Lightweight Eight

  • 2004 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s 2nd Freshman Lightweight Eight

  • 2003 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s Freshman Lightweight Eight

  • 2003 Eastern Sprints Champions; Men’s 2nd Freshman Lightweight Eight

University of Pennsylvania: Freshman Coach, Men's Lightweight Crew 2001-2002

Rutgers University: Freshman Coach, Men's Lightweight Crew 1999-2001

Rutgers University: Rutgers Lightweight Crew

  • Captain, 3 year 1st Varsity Eight rower

  • Two-time MVP

Woodbridge Senior High School: Woodbridge Crew

  • 3 year 1st Varsity Eight rower