Conal Groom

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Conal P. Groom (born May 16, 1973)[1] was, in September 2010, the head coach at Seattle Rowing Center, a rowing club devoted to youth through elite development on Lake Washington's Ship Canal in Seattle, Washington. He was head coach at Lake Union Crew, another Seattle rowing club, until he left in July 2010. Before his employment at Lake Union Crew, he was director and an elite coach at Pocock Rowing Center. He co-founded Seattle Rowing Center with Carol Nagy, the former junior novice coach at Lake Union Crew and business manager at Pocock Rowing Center. He attended Berkshire School and Georgetown University, where he rowed on the varsity crew team.

US Olympics[edit]

Groom has placed as high as third in world championship competition (lightweight quadruple sculls, 1998),[2] and he and Steve Tucker placed sixth in the 1999 World Championships.[3] Groom and Tucker competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics, finishing 11th in the lightweight double sculls.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Conal Groom". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-04-22. 
  2. ^ "1998 World Championships Results". USRowing. Retrieved 2011-04-22. 
  3. ^ Millman, Chris (2000-09-07). "Can They? Will They? High expectations for U.S. Olympic crews". The Independent Rowing News. Retrieved 2011-04-22.