Bill Waugh - Head Coach

Bill grew up in upstate New York. He began rowing during his first year at Georgia Tech, in 1991. The following year he transferred to Tennessee, where he rowed for UT Crew from 1992 to 1995, also serving as the team's President. Upon graduation, Bill coached the juniors of the Knoxville Rowing Association from 1996-2003, while also coaching UT Crew from 1998-2004, as well as 2008. In 2008, Bill moved to Kansas, where he coached the Topeka Rowing Association juniors from 2011-2014. His return to Knoxville marks his return to UT Crew, where he will again be coaching starting in the Fall of 2015. Bill works for Pilot Flying J, where he writes software. 


Mike Hanlon - Assistant Coach   Mike Hanlon was born in Troy Michigan and attended Michigan State University. He graduated in the fall of 2018 with a B.S in Computer Science, B.A in Physics, and a cognate in Economics. While at MSU, Mike rowed for the Crew Club and his senior year his varsity 8+ placed 4th in the B Finals of ACRA. He currently holds the record for the fastest indoor 2k at MSU and was awarded ACRA All-American in 2018. Mike is currently working as a software developer at Cadre5, and likes to spend his free time playing volleyball, or drinking coffee outside while listening to Audible.

Mike Hanlon - Assistant Coach

Mike Hanlon was born in Troy Michigan and attended Michigan State University. He graduated in the fall of 2018 with a B.S in Computer Science, B.A in Physics, and a cognate in Economics. While at MSU, Mike rowed for the Crew Club and his senior year his varsity 8+ placed 4th in the B Finals of ACRA. He currently holds the record for the fastest indoor 2k at MSU and was awarded ACRA All-American in 2018. Mike is currently working as a software developer at Cadre5, and likes to spend his free time playing volleyball, or drinking coffee outside while listening to Audible.


Lexie Haerle - President   This will be Lexie's fourth year with UT Crew. She is a senior majoring in Art History with a minor in Business.  Contact: ahaerle@vols.utk.edu

Lexie Haerle - President

This will be Lexie's fourth year with UT Crew. She is a senior majoring in Art History with a minor in Business.

Contact: ahaerle@vols.utk.edu


Maura Whelan - Vice President   This will be will be Maura’s third year rowing for UT Crew. She is a Senior majoring in Marketing.  Contact: mwhelan1@vols.utk.edu

Maura Whelan - Vice President

This will be will be Maura’s third year rowing for UT Crew. She is a Senior majoring in Marketing.

Contact: mwhelan1@vols.utk.edu


Gavin Belfry - Secretary   This will be Gavin’s second year rowing with Tennessee Crew. He is a sophomore majoring in EEB and Plant Pathology.  Contact: gbelfry1@vols.utk.edu

Gavin Belfry - Secretary

This will be Gavin’s second year rowing with Tennessee Crew. He is a sophomore majoring in EEB and Plant Pathology.

Contact: gbelfry1@vols.utk.edu


Bailey Oiler -   Treasurer   This will be Bailey’s second year rowing with Tennessee Crew. She is a Senior majoring in Marketing.  boiler@vols.utk.edu

Bailey Oiler - Treasurer

This will be Bailey’s second year rowing with Tennessee Crew. She is a Senior majoring in Marketing.

boiler@vols.utk.edu