UCanRow2 Ambassadors

UCanRow2 ambassadors share our vision for a positive, inclusive rowing community where everyone is welcome and every meter matters.

These rowers are driven to inspire and take action by sharing how rowing is efficient, effective, safe and fun for people of all ages, sizes and abilities. Follow them for all things rowing and if you're looking for coaching, programming or any help at all - start here.

If you're interested in joining our ambassador team, you can find more info here.

Alicia_Clark

ALICIA CLARK
she/her

Certifications:
UCanRow2 Certified Rowing Instructor
CrossFit Level 1

Services:
Online Coaching & Programming
In-person Coaching & Workshops

Online:
www.aliciarclark.com
@alicia_r_clark

Bio:
Alicia Clark has over 9 years of rowing experience, which started with her collegiate rowing experience at Purdue and has continued while doing CrossFit. She is a coach at CrossFit Teneo in Macomb, MI where she coaches classes, on-ramp clients, in-person 1-on-1 clients, and hosts in-person workshops. She offers online personal programming for women combining the indoor rowing machine with CrossFit style workouts. She is passionate about helping women discover a love of fitness and feeling strong inside and out. She hosts her own blog on her website, where she talks about all things rowing, mindset, and anything else women may need to hear.

Maura Norford

MAURA NORFORD
she/her

Certifications:
UCanRow2 Certified Rowing Instructor

Services:
Online Coaching & Programming
In-Person Coaching
Coxswain Consulting

Online:
@itsmaura_likelaura

Bio:
Maura started out as a coxswain for Mary Washington College her sophomore year of college then went on to cox at various masters clubs in the central Virginia area. She currently coxes for Virginia Boat Club in Richmond, VA. Maura works full time as a paraplanner for a Financial Planner and helps coach a Learn to Row course for VBC. Believe it or not, when Maura isn't in a boat - bossing people around - she's an introvert who loves to snuggle up at home with a good book or TV show and a nice glass of wine.

JulieGuerra

JULIE GUERRA
she/her

Certifications:
UCanRow2 Certified Rowing Instructor
NASM-CPT
Crossfit L1
200HR YTT

Services:
Online Coaching & Programming
In-Person Coaching

Online:
@thejulieguerra

Bio:
While pursuing her own fitness journey, Julie discovered rowing through Crossfit in 2013. Immediately drawn to the erg, she soon purchased her own and never looked back! Since leaving corporate America to pursue a full-time career in fitness, Julie has amassed 6+ years of coaching experience ranging from personal training and group fitness to corporate wellness. She has a relentless passion for prioritizing technique with clients while also promoting the benefits and beauty that is rowing and functional movement. Julie offers both online and in person 1-on-1/duo training for clients of all ages and fitness levels. When she’s not in the gym or on the erg, Julie enjoys playing the flute, reading and traveling.

Luis Novas

LUIS NOVAS
he/him

Certifications:
UCanRow2 Certified Rowing Instructor
CPT

Services:
Online Coaching & Programming
In-Person Coaching & Group Training

Online:
www.therowastoria.com
@therowastoria

Bio:
Luis Novas is the owner and head coach of The Row Astoria. Born and Raised in the Dominican Republic where he studied Karate and other martial arts until coming to NY. He has trained in elite gyms like Sitan Queens, Strong Martial Arts, and Lotus Jiu Jitsu. Luis has become one of the best known trainers in Astoria Queens where The Row Astoria operates and appears on local publications and podcasts. 2021 will see Luis compete in Hyrox NY competition as well as Jiu Jitsu competitions.

Bella

BELLA DAUGHERTY
she/her

Certifications:
UCanRow2 Certified Rowing Instructor
CrossFit L1

Services:
Online Coaching & Programming
In-Person Coaching & Small Group Training

Online:
www.IronHeroCrossFit.com
@drivenrowclubironhero
@fortysomething.fitshow

Bio:
Bella Daugherty has been indoor rowing for 8 years, specifically specializing in endurance distances over the last 2 years. It was after a lifetime of varied sports that she finally found rowing through CrossFit, and as her passion for the movement grew - she decided to become a coach in 2020. You'll find her continually sharing her love of rowing as coach at Iron Hero CrossFit in Omaha, Nebraska. It is there that she has founded the Driven Row Club, a fun mix of functional fitness and indoor rowing to create the ultimate workout!