Lauren Schueler recently returned to Pittsburgh after serving as the Novice Assistant Coach for the University at Buffalo’s Women’s Rowing Team. While at UB Lauren was responsible for all aspects of the novice team including recruitment of walk-on rowers and teaching a Rowing 101 course.
Prior to UB, Lauren worked full-time at the University of Oklahoma’s Carl Albert Center as Assistant Director of National Education for Women’s Leadership. In addition to that, she was a volunteer coach with the OU Women’s Rowing Team from 2012-2015. Lauren worked with the novice team during her first two years and transitioned to varsity for the 2014-15 season. During her time with OU, the team captured back-to-back Big XII and Conference USA titles and went on to race at the NCAA Championships.
Lauren is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she was a member of the Lightweight Women’s Rowing Team from 2005-2009. During her time there, UCF won the Dennis Kamrad Trophy for first place in the women’s lightweight eight at the Dad Vail Regatta and received academic recognition from the NCAA.
Lauren holds a master’s degree in education with a concentration in intercollegiate athletic administration from the University of Oklahoma and bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida in anthropology.
A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Lauren began her rowing career at Shaler Area High School and rowed for Steel City Rowing Club through high school and the summers during college. She earned a third place finish in the intermediate women’s lightweight double at the Canadian Henley Regatta and a second place finish in the intermediate women’s lightweight quad at USRowing National Championships.