Knox Crew seeks to promote competitive sculling/sweeping by providing student-athletes with the opportunity to train for competition at all levels. The goal of the team is to become more competitive at larger, national-level regattas. Crew requires individual responsibility to fitness so that the team, as a whole, may become stronger and more successful. All team members should contribute to each other's progress and success by developing a disciplined work ethic, striving for more self-discipline, building on improvements made though consistent daily effort, and maintaining a consistent desire to achieve greatness. Motivating each other and working together builds a stronger crew!
Knox owns high quality rowing equipment including racing shells, carbon fiber oars, and cox boxes. The team owns coaching launches and engines. When using equipment, students are responsible for proper use and care of all equipment.
Coach Liam began his rowing career in high school where he placed second at the National Championships. He later went on to row at the Division 1 school – University of Connecticut, where he was successful in medaling in every race he competed in. After college he spent a summer living, training, and coaching alongside the United States National Team at one of their training centers in Craftsbury, Vermont. It was soon after that he began his coaching career, first at Hofstra University and later at Stony Brook University. In 2016 he accepted the position of Head Coach at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. During his two year tenure at the school he lead the team to 4 State Championships with a total of 11 top three finishes in the state. Almost all of his graduating seniors went on to row in college, with 50% rowing Division 1 and nearly one-third receiving some sort of athletic scholarship.
Arieanto SutrisnoCoach Sutrisno started coaching in Fall 2017 and his impressive background allowed him to join the Knox community as a Philosophy Teacher, Associate Head Crew Coach and Head Dorm Parent. Holding a BA in Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics, Coach Sutrisno was Team Captain and Coxswain at Rutgers, Camden. As a coxswain, he earned All-Conference in the Mid Atlantic Rowing Conference. He also completed his A-Levels at the Royal Hospital School, Ipswich, United Kingdom, where he was a British American Educational Foundation Scholar.
Prior to Knox, Coach Sutrisno was the Novice Girls Coach at the Hun School of Princeton where he coached three consecutive Mid-Atlantic Prep League first-place finishes in Third Varsity and Novice Girls boats. At the Hun School, he was mentored by legendary rowing coaches Ken Weinstein and Steve Fluhr. Several of his former Novice rowers and coxswains from the Hun School have competed in NCAA Women's Division I rowing such as Rutgers, Holy Cross, and Clemson. At the same time, Coach Sutrisno also served as Assistant Coach then Interim Head Coach at New York University Crew where he introduced conference championship racing into the program by competing in the Mid Atlantic Rowing Conference where the Women's Varsity Eight won the Club Eight bronze in its inaugural appearance. Prior to coaching at the Hun School and New York University he was a volunteer at Row New York working with the Manhattan Novice team under Sasha Bailey and Catherine Hicks. Coach Sutrisno started his coaching career as a Recruiter and Assistant Coach at Rutgers University at Camden.
Coach Sutrisno continues to be a competitive rower and coxswain. He has coxed many alumni and open entry boats including achievements in Masters Silver Medal at the 2014 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, top ten finishes in the Club Four event in the Head of the Charles Regatta, Open Fours in the 2015 Head of the Hooch, and first in the Masters Double in the 2014 Cromwell Cup. He was also coxswain at the NYC USRowing U23 Development Camp. He is a member of the Rutgers University Alumni Rowing Club.
In addition to rowing, Coach Sutrisno is a career US Army National Guard Soldier and plans to retire from the US Army. He is a Non-Commissioned Officer at HHD 153rd Troop Command Brigade, Buffalo, NY after nearly 8 years at HHC 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, New York, NY, New York Army National Guard where he worked in Headquarters with the Battalion Staff. He has completed Basic Leaders Course and has done training at JRTC, with 1st Brigade Australian Army in Exercise Talisman Saber and trained with the Denmark Armed Forces in the Military Reserve Exchange Program. He has an Army Commendation Medal and 3 Army Achievement Medals.
He is a USRowing Level II coach, SafeSport, US Coast Guard Auxiliary Safe Boating qualified, Basic Life Support, CPR, Mental Health First Aid and Basic First Aid qualified. While at Knox he was the 2017 Joy of Sculling at Saratoga Springs Scholarship recipient.
Falcon's Crew practices in the Stony Brook Harbor, a waterfront oasis on the campus of The Knox School.
for Public School Students
Up to 8 practices per week
Up to 8 practices per week
2 Indoor Ergathons
Strength & Conditioning Training
Up to 8 practices per week
Compete in LI Championships
BENEFITS OF JOINING
- Be part of a team
- Develop important skills
- Gain a competitive advantage in the college acceptance process
- NCAA recruiting
- Experience a unique and exciting sport
Middle School World Record Holder Jihyun (Alexy) You
Regattas are facility events! We strongly encourage families to participate in our regattas. Some ways families support our events:
- helping to load/unload boats
- managing "family tents"
- helping serve food to the team
- bringing siblings for moral support, and
- cheering the Knox Crew Team to Victory!