The Eagles will race in Hanover, N.H. on Saturday, Nov. 2
The Eagles earned gold and silver medals in the Senior 8+ event Sunday
Burr captures All-Region Second Team; six garner Scholar-Athlete recognition
Seven rowers will join the Eagles in the fall of 2013
The season begins for the freshmen/novice group on Nov. 3
Amy Weatherby enters her fifth season in 2013-14 as an assistant rowing coach at Boston College working with both the team's novice and varsity boats.
Weatherby has guided the team's novice boats to first-place finishes at the Green Monster Regatta in each of the last two years. In 2013, she earned CRCA New England Assistant Coach of the Year honors and helped lead the Eagles to win the Cannonball Trophy at the Jesuit Invitational for the second year in a row and to win the BC-MIT Cup for the first time.
In the fall of 2010, Weatherby led the freshmen to their highest finish ever in the Novice 8+ race in the Foot of the Charles. The Eagles `A' boat finished in 4th place, while the `B' boat finished 8th, marking the highest finish of all `B' boats. BC's `C' boat finished 14th, also the highest of all the other boats in its category. The freshmen also represented Boston College well in the Club 4+ event at Head of the Charles, where they finished 11th out of 52 entries.
Wetherby joins the Eagles from National Cathedral High School, where she served as head coach of the rowing team. During her tenure, she also designed a training program for varsity and novice athletes in the winter through spring seasons.
At National Cathedral, Weatherby specifically emphasized the development of mental toughness and mental training. She coached the rowing team to Gold at the Virginia State Scholastic Championship in the 1V and silver in the 2V event. In addition, Weatherby won multiple dual and tri meets in her tenure at National Cathedral.
In the summer of 2009, Weatherby served as the U.S. Rowing Senior/U23/Lightweight Development Camp Assistant Coach at the Thompson Boat Center on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. She worked with high level collegiate and post-collegiate athletes in order to train them for competition at the U.S. Rowing Nationals and Canadian Henley in the 2-. 4+, 4-, and 8+.
In 2008, Weatherby was head coach of the Thompson Boat Center Junior Women and designed a comprehensive training program for more than 40 athletes. Her team's notable accomplishments include earning Silver in the Women's Junior A 8+, Bronze in the Women's Junior A 4+, silver in the Women's Junior B 8+, Gold and Bronze in the Women's Junior B 4+ at USRowing Club Nationals, and a 17th place finish in the Youth 8+ at the prestigious Head of the Charles.
While at the Thompson Boat Center, she also served as Assistant Program Director in 2008. From the fall of 2004 to the spring of 2007, Weatherby coached the Walt Whitman High School freshman girls rowing team.
She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2004 with a B.S. in Psychology. At Wisconsin, she was a four-year member of the rowing team. Weatherby stroked the Freshman 8 crew that won the Big Ten Championship in 2000. She also won the Silver at Eastern Sprints in the Varsity Four in 2001.