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  Shawn Bagnall
Shawn  Bagnall

Position:
Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Washington State '99


05/18/2015

Lightweight Rowing Program Shows Strongly at EARC Sprints

Mids have five of six boats race in grand finals

05/15/2015

Heavyweight and Lightweight Rowing Teams in Competition at EARC Sprints

11 boats entered in races throughout Sunday

04/26/2015

Lightweight Rowing Completes Regular Season with Strong Callow Cup Effort

Mids fall by .51 seconds in first varsity race

04/24/2015

Heavyweight and Lightweight Rowing Programs on the Severn on Saturday

Mids to compete for Adams, Clothier & Callow Cups

04/18/2015

Lightweight Rowing Wins Three of Five Races against Harvard

Crimson defeat Mids in Haines Cup race

Shawn Bagnall enters his second season as head coach of the lightweight rowing team in 2014-15.

As Navy Head Coach:

Bagnall took the reigns of the Navy lightweight program in the summer of 2013 ... In his first year at the helm, both of Navy's varsity eight and varsity four boats competed at the IRA National Championships for the first time since 2011 ... As a result of second place finishes in petite final action both crews finished the season ranked seventh overall in the nation ... Defeated Georgetown for the Forster Cup and Penn for the Callow Cup.

As Syracuse Assistant Coach:

Worked primarily with the freshman crews in addition to serving as the program's recruiting coordinator ... Under Bagnall's tutelage, several freshmen rowers advanced to the first or second varsity boats ... In 2012, the varsity crew included two members of Bagnall's freshman boat from the previous year; the duo helped the Orange take fifth at the IRA National Championships, which was the program's best finish in 22 years ... In 2011, he guided his freshman crew to a 10th-place finish at the Eastern Sprints and helped the varsity boat take ninth at the IRA National Championships.

As Gonzaga Freshman/Novice Coach:

Served for eight years as the men's freshman/novice coach, junior varsity coach and recruiting coordinator ... Bagnall led the Bulldogs freshman/novice four to a Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) championship in 2010 ... He also guided the freshman eight to 13th and 15th-place finishes, respectively, at the 2008 and 2009 IRA Regattas ... In 2006, Bagnall helped the freshman eight claim its first bid to the IRA Regatta.

As Washington State Club Coach:

Took over the club program's top spot in 2000 ... At the helm of the Cougars, he helped improve the competition level and athlete retention rates for the club sport program.

International Experience:

Since 2011 he has worked as an assistant coach with the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team ... Bagnall helped the women's 8+ boat to consecutive gold medals at the 2012 and `13 U-23 World Championships ... He also served as head coach of the women's 4- and 2- at the 2012 and '13 Under-23 World Championships.

Rowing Experience:

Enjoyed a successful career as a varsity rower from 1996-99 ... As team captain, he was an All-Pacific-10 Conference selection in 1998

General:

Received his bachelor's degree in psychology from WSU in 1999 and completed his master's degree in sport and athletic administration at Gonzaga in 2009

05/31/15 vs IRA National Championship All Day

2014-15 Season

2013-14 Season

Game Day Guide

2012-13 Season

Prospective Student-Athletes

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