Women's Crew Assistant Coach
Head coach Martin Stone welcomes Joe Schlosberg to the staff, who is in his first season as an assistant rowing coach.
In his new role with the Irish, Schlosberg is responsible for alumni relations and equipment management. He also assists in coaching both the novice and varsity programs.
Schlosberg came to Notre Dame after serving as an assistant rowing coach at Northwestern in 2000-01. At Northwestern, Schlosberg worked with the men[apos]s novice team and assisted with the men[apos]s and women[apos]s varsity squads, teaching the fundamentals of rowing and designing workout programs for the teams. He also was responsible for all rowing equipment and was involved in the recruiting process.
The native of New Jersey, Schlosberg also worked with some of the
elite collegiate rowing coaches during the summer of [apos]01 at the Northeast Rowing Center in Maine.
[quote]Joe is a definite asset to our program. He has a tremendous
background in engineering, which will help us in preparing the boats on a daily basis. He also took the initiative this summer to train with some of the nation[apos]s best rowing coaches and has brought new drills and ideas to our team,[quote] Stone said.
A 2000 graduate of Northwestern with a degree in mechanical
engineering, Schlosberg competed for the Wildcats[apos] crew team from the fall of 1996 to spring of 2000.
He was a captain during the 1998-99 season as his team won the Midwest Sprints and the Big Ten Sprint Championship in 1998. Schlosberg was an executive board member of the rowing team from 1998-2000, as well as the team[apos]s marketing assistant and equipment manager.
In addition to his coaching responsibilities at Northwestern last
season, Schlosberg worked as a project engineer at ITW Buildex in Itasca,Ill. While at ITW Buildex, he led a multimillion-dollar product upgrade focusing on a new dimensional profile for the company. He has also worked as a graphics specialist at Exxon Research and Engineering in Clinton, N.J.