Skip to main content
URI Today
Students walking across campus on an early fall day
uri today feature photo
Courtesy of URI Department of Athletics

Head coach Shelagh Donohoe coaching U.S. ParaRowing LTA team

University of Rhode Island head coach Shelagh Donohoe has stepped onto the world stage during her own rowing career.

Donohoe who won a silver medal with the United States coxless fours boat at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics is back with U.S. Rowing this summer, this time volunteering as the coach of the U.S. ParaRowing LTA (legs, trunk, arm) mixed double boat. She is working with the team of Andrew Johnson and Stephanie Cox, who are competing at the 2014 World Championship in Amsterdam next month.

For Donohoe who is entering her eighth season as Rhode Island's head coach working with the mixed double team presents challenges that differ from coaching the Rams. Johnson is blind, while Cox has Multiple Sclerosis. Two years ago, an...


Today's Top Stories

thumbnail placeholderInstructor to receive award for work with filmmaking summer camp for kids: For the last 13 years, University of Rhode Island lecturer Keith Brown has been teaching filmmaking to kids at a summer camp on the Kingston campus, and now his colleagues in the industry would like to say thanks.

thumbnail placeholderResearchers are partners on grants awarded to foster collaboration in Rhode Island: The Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announced the recipients of its 2014 Collaborative Research Grants this week, and University of Rhode Island researchers are partners on all six funded projects.

thumbnail placeholderPhysician wins honor for research on fatigue among female track athletes: A University of Rhode Island Health services physician earned top honors from the American College Health Association for his research presentation on fatigue among female track athletes


Social Media

Facebook logo                  Twitter logo                  YouTube logo


See yesterday's URI Today

Comments? Ideas?
Published by the Department of Communications and Marketing