Billy Colbert

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Kelli Teel (405) 465-6855
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Billy is a Northern Virginia native who started his rowing career in 2009 at Bishop Ireton High School and continued to row in college at George Mason University where he graduated in 2017. His coaching career launched at Three Rivers Rowing Association in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where his novice crews earned medals at USRowing Midwest Regional Championships among other regattas. In 2019 he moved to upstate New York to coach for Saratoga Rowing Association where he netted medals in several boat classes at USRowing Northeast Regional Championships, New York State Championships, Stotesbury Cup Regatta and SRAA National Championships. Beyond race results, Billy delights in the day-to-day process of improvement and teambuilding in the sport of rowing and is happy to be a part of the Riversport community.

ABOUT: RIVERSPORT OKC is a US Olympic and Paralympic Training Site for both rowing and canoe/kayak. The nonprofit organization has hosted numerous national and international canoe/kayak race events including 2016 US Olympic Team Trials for Canoe Slalom, 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint Super Cup and 2022 Stand Up Paddling World Cup. RIVERSPORT has been selected to host several upcoming international events including the 2025 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Cup and 2025 ICF Canoe Slalom and Sprint Super Cups. In 2026, RIVERSPORT will host the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. RIVERSPORT is a 501c3 nonprofit located in Oklahoma City.

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