|Hometown:||South Berwick, Maine|
|Alma Mater:||Seattle Pacific University|
Katy Stine is in her second season as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma women’s rowing team. Stine, who came to Norman after spending a season as the graduate assistant at the University of Virginia, oversees the OU novice team.
As a graduate assistant for the Cavaliers, Stine was responsible for novice team recruitment, assisting with varsity practices, recruiting visits and overseeing the third varsity eight, which took first at the ACC Championships to cap off an undefeated season. Prior to her role as a graduate assistant, Stine served as the volunteer assistant coach at Virginia, where she also mentored the ACC Champion third varsity eight and assisted with team practices.
Prior to her stint at Virginia, she was an assistant coach for two seasons at her alma mater, Seattle Pacific University, where she coached 30 student-athletes on the varsity and novice men’s and women’s teams, as well as assisting in the novice program. Stine went above and beyond her coaching duties at SPU, as she co-developed a study to determine her student-athletes’ weak muscles and prepared exercises to avoid injuries in those areas.
During her collegiate career, Stine was a team captain on the Falcon varsity crew. She was named a scholar athlete and earned the Falcon Award for Excellence, Oarsman of the Year and the DII Athletics Directors’ Association Academic Achievement Award during her collegiate career. After graduating spent one year as an exercise physiology intern at POTENTRx in Seattle.
Stine earned a bachelor of science in applied human biology with a minor in exercise science from Seattle Pacific University in 2012 before finishing her masters of science in kinesiology: exercise physiology at the University of Virginia in May, 2016.