John Pescatore

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John Pescatore
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Full nameJohn Anthony Pescatore
BornFebruary 2, 1964 (1964-02-02) (age 55)
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States

John Anthony Pescatore (born February 2, 1964) is an American rower. He competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games for the United States as stroke of the men's coxed eight which placed third.[1] He later competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games in the men's coxless pair. Then in 2000 he was placed top coach in America for coaching the coxless pair to silver at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Pescatore was also in the 1987 eight that won the world championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pescatore graduated in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania where, as captain, he stroked the men's varsity eight to victory at the Eastern Sprints. He was the head coach of rowing at Yale University from 2002 to 2010.[2]

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  1. ^ Ralph Hickok (February 18, 2009). "History – Olympic Rowing Medalists". Archived from the original on December 15, 2011. Retrieved December 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "John Pescatore Steps Down as Yale Heavyweight Crew Coach". Yale Bulldogs. August 3, 2010. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016.

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