Mandy Merritt joins the West Virginia University rowing staff after spending the past two years at Ohio State University as a volunteer assistant coach for the Buckeyes’ rowing team.
While a volunteer assistant coach, Merritt oversaw on-campus recruiting and gave instruction on both water and land rowing technique.
Merritt also served as a camp instructor for Buckeye Sports Camps, where she gave instruction on proper rowing form.
Prior to coaching at OSU, Merritt was a three-time varsity letterwinner for the Buckeyes’ rowing team. She garnered Academic All-Big Ten accolades on three occasions and was the recipient of the Golden Buckeye Award. Merritt served as the team captain and was a member of the Leadership Committee.
Merritt graduated from OSU in June 2011 with bachelor degrees in strategic communication and cultural studies.