Women's Rowing Adds Julie Quoss To Coaching Staff

PHILADELPHIA - Former Wisconsin standout and Bucknell assistant coach Julie Quoss has been named assistant women's rowing coach at Penn, Head Coach Mike Lane has announced.

"We are excited to add Julie to our staff," Lane said. "She brings a great deal of experience toour program, and her experiences in the NCAA Championships will help us achieve our goal of competing there."

Quoss comes to Penn after serving last season as an assistant coach at Bucknell.Quoss was a rower at Wisconsin, where she was a four-year member of the Badgers’ rowing team and twice competed at the NCAA Championships as part of the varsity eight.

A six-time member of the Dean’s List, Quoss earned a number of individual honors during her tenure as a Badger. She was a three-time UW Scholar-Athlete and made the Big Ten All-Academic Team three times as well. A U.S. Rowing Collegiate Honor Roll nominee as a sophomore, Quoss earned CRCA All-Central Region First-Team honors as a junior and follwed that with a second-team citation the following year.

Active not only as a member of Wisconsin’s team, Quoss rowed with the Camp Randall Rowing Club at the 2003 and 2005 U.S. Rowing National Championship Regatta and participated in the USRowing Pre-Elite Development Camp and the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in 2004.

A veteran counselor at the UW Junior Rowing Camp, Quoss gained coaching experience by serving as the novice volunteer assistant at Wisconsin in 2004 and 2005. The Naperville, Ill., native was the Badgers’ team manager in 2005-06 and also held the role of UW Boathouse Equipment Area Coordinator.

Quoss graduated from Wisconsin with a bachelors degree in art education in 2005.