University of Chicago Crew Club

Our Leaders

The 2021 Executive Board

We have been proudly student run since our inception in 1976. Our members volunteer their time and efforts to more than just practices and regattas. The following elected officials handle all of the organization required to field a competitive team. Team members can read the board meeting notes by clicking on the link here.


President: Neeraj Sharma

The president is the leader of the board. Everyone’s boss, the president is the key cog that keeps the team functioning.

Neeraj is in his third year on the team. He is a former treasurer and is studying Economics. He got his start rowing in high school, and hasn’t stopped since. 

Captains: Daniella Morgan-Pascualvaca and Jon Angel

The captains are the spiritual leaders of the team. They push each athlete to reach their full potential and make sure our crew is welcoming to all.

Daniella is a third year in her second year on varsity. She is studying Biology and Economics. She has previously served as the External Vice President. 

Jon is a fourth year who has been on varsity for all four years. He is studying Economics. He has served on the board previously as Social Media Chair. 

Internal Vice President: Tala Azzam transitioning to Madeline Kahl

The IVP is the master of logistics. Organizing transportation to and from practices daily, they are the only reason the team is able to get anywhere.

Tala is a 4th year coxswain. She is serving in the role for the third consecutive year. She studies Biochemistry and Linguistics.  

Madeline is a second year on the team. She is studying political science and fundamentals. It’s her first year on the board and second year rowing as part of UChicago Crew.

External Vice President: Ishan Malhotra

The EVP makes sure the rowers only have to worry about their race at regattas by managing transport, logistics, and housing for the team at races.

Ishan is a second year in her first year on varsity and first on the board. 

Treasurer: Laurel Lyngklip

The treasurer is the master of team purse, nothing goes in or comes out without going through them.

Laurel is in her second year on varsity and second on the board. She is a third year who studies Art History and Anthropology.

Fundraising Chairs: Eric Chen transitioning to Robert Dinallo

Keeping the team afloat (financially), is a busy job. The fundraising chair is responsible for the organization all fundraising activities. 

Eric is filling the role for the second consecutive year. He is a third year coxswain who studies Biology and Biochemistry.

Robert is a 3rd year on the team and has previously served as Equipment Manager and Secretary. He is premed. 

Equipment Manager: Isadora Kron

Rowing requires a lot of stuff. Oars, boats, launches, launch kits, the list goes on. Keeping it all in top shape and keeping track of it all is the purview of the equipment manager.

Isadora is a second year on the team, in her second year on Varsity. 

Parent Alumni Liaison: August Wachter and Emma Lesser

UChicago Crew has existed for a long time, and has amassed hundreds of alumni and parents in our community. The PAL maintains those bonds and keeps our extended family connected

Isadora is a second year on the team, in her second year on Varsity. 

Social Media Chair: FJ Marsh

There is no point winning all of these races if we can’t brag about it right? Well the social media chair makes sure everyone stays up to date on what is going on with UChicago Crew.


Secretary: Jack Huguenin 

With all of these positions and all our events going on, someone has to be writing this all down. That falls to the secretary. 

Jack is a second year in his first year on varsity.

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