Recruiting open house set for Feb. 24
High school juniors and seniors invited to attend
Carrie Callen was a member of the Jayhawk rowing team from 2002-04
Carrie Callen begins her first season as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Jayhawk women'srowing team. Callen will also coach the varsity with head coach Rob Catloth.
The former Jayhawk, Callen, comes from the University of Iowa where she served as the graduate assistant and varsity assistant coach for the Hawkeyes rowing team from Aug. 2006 to June 2012. She spent the first five years as a varsity assistant coach in which sheassisted withrecruiting, budgeting and coaching 15-20 second tier athletes to compete regionally and in the top 25 nationally.
This past season she was the graduate assistant as she decided to pursue a Master of Business Administration. She hopes to graduate in the summer of 2013.
Callen, a 2006 graduate from KU with a degree in business administration, was a member of the Jayhawk rowing team from 2002-04 as she earned Jayhawk Scholar Student-Athlete honors. She then spent two years (2004-06) as a team manager for the KU rowing team.
Fresh out of college, Callen spent the summer of 2006 at the Kansas City Rowing Club where she coached "Learn-to-Row" Clinics and junior and high school camps. The Garden City, Kan. native, also spent the summer of 2010 coaching at the US Rowing Freshman Camp.
Last season Callen was an Assistant Coach of the Year nominee with the University of Iowa.