Great Bridge Crew Coaches
Head Coach Bryan Stambaugh
has been coaching Great Bridge Crew since its inception 11 years ago. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he rowed 2 years.
Coach Amy Hansen began rowing 25 years ago in high school in East Lyme, CT and then continued at Florida Tech in Melbourne, FL. She is a founding member of Juniper Rowing Club in Great Bridge and is on the board of Southern Branch Rowing Association.
Amy is a competitive rower in both sweep rowing and sculling. Her most notable accomplishment were competing in FISA World Masters 2006 in Camden, NJ where 6200 rowers from 34 countries competed. Amy competed in a W2x and Mix2x category and placed 3rd and 6th, respectively. She also set the W2x course record at the Rockett’s Landing Sprints in 2007.
Amy earned her MS in biological oceanography from ODU in 2007. She began coaching for GBC in 2009 as women’s assistant varsity coach and she is entering her 17th year teaching as a biology teacher at GBHS.
Coach Gregory Brannan Greg Brannan (White sunglasses) began rowing in 2005 at Great Bridge High School for the Great Bridge Crew club. Rowing for all four years of high school, Greg has experience sweeping as well as sculling. While rowing for the club from 2005 to 2009, Greg won two state championships in the lightweight category. He also went on to earn 3rd place nationally in 2008 under the men's lightweight 2x division. .
Greg has been coaching for the crew club for one year
Currently, he is enrolled at Old Dominion University studying business." ..
Coach Holly Bond ( White Visor) began rowing and coxing 10 years ago for Lake Braddock Secondary School in Northern Virginia. Throughout high school she was also heavily involved with coaching and coxing for Prince William Master's Rowing Club. She continued her love for the sport at Virginia Tech, coxing their Women's Lightweight Eight. While at Virginia Tech she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Exercise. She has since become a US Rowing certified coach and ACE Group Fitness Instructor. Coach Holly is very excited to be joining the Great Bridge Crew Team and is looking forward to a fun and competitive season..