Stacey Van Order
Stacey Van Order joined the Mountaineer rowing staff as an assistant coach in 2012.
Van Order came to Morgantown from the University of Delaware, where she served as the assistant women’s rowing coach since 2011. While with the Blue Hens, she had served as the head novice coach, created and executed training plans and coordinated all regatta entries. Van Order also recruited student-athletes and managed the team’s social media outlets.
In her only season at Delaware, the Blue Hens finished sixth at the 2012 Colonial Athletic Association Championships. The squad placed fifth in the Varsity Fours and Second Varsity Eights, and sixth in the Varsity Eights. Additionally, Rachel Conway was named to the All-CAA Team. Van Order also led the Novice 8+ to a fourth place finish at the Dad Vail Regatta.
Prior to joining the Delaware staff, Van Order worked at the Wyandotte Boat Club, in Wyandotte, Mich., throughout the summer of 2011, and served as the junior women’s coach and the head coach of “Youth Learn to Row.” Her duties included creating and executing training plans for the junior women, coordinating regatta entries for summer racing and running two, two-week sessions of “Youth Learn to Row.”
A four-year member (2004-08) of the Eastern Michigan rowing team, Van Order earned the Eagles’ Varsity of the Year Award as a senior. As a graduate assistant for the EMU squad from 2008-11, she served as the recruiting coordinator and coached the novice team. Van Order also conducted try-outs for walk-ons and created and executed workouts.
Van Order is a US Rowing Level III certified coach.
A native of Battle Creek, Mich., Van Order earned a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from EMU in 2008.