Rowing Coaching Staff

Reilly Dampeer, Head Coach and High Performance Program Director
OKC National High Performance Center

Beginning her eighth season at the OKC High Performance Center and sixteenth year coaching rowing, Coach Dampeer continues to build a strong development program for rowing in the United States. Coach Dampeer has coached various national team athletes since 2010, at the Olympic Games, Senior, U23 and U19 World Championships, Pan American Games, and World Cups. In 2022 and 2023, Dampeer coached the U.S. Women’s Quad at the U23 World Championships.

Dampeer came to Oklahoma in 2016 from Washington, DC, where she was the coach of a high performance club rowing program for eight years. She has also coached many athletes to the podium at National Championships, National Selection Regattas and other international events like Henley Royal Regatta and the Australian National Championships. Coach Dampeer is a USRowing Level 3 certified coach and recently earned a Master’s Degree in Sport Coaching Leadership from Drexel University. She was also a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee National Team Coach Leadership and Education Program. Dampeer’s expertise is in training program development, technical coaching and innovation in integrating emerging science in rowing.

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