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Ann Carabillo

35th year

Head Girls Coach, Varsity (Spring 2019-Present)

Head Boys Coach, Varsity (Fall 1994-Fall 2018)
Novice Boys (Fall 1989-Spring 1994)
JV Boys (Spring 1991 and 1992)


Amy Miranda

3rd Year

Head Boys Coach, Varsity (Spring 2024-Present)

Novice Girls Coach (Spring 2021- Fall 2023)

Coach Carabillo rowed for Simsbury High School for 3 years, graduating in 1983. In her senior year, her boat was second at the Stotesbury Cup and third at the New England Championships. She continued rowing for four years at Northeastern University.

A Simsbury coach since 1989, she coached novice boys for five years, and has been coaching varsity boys since 1994. She coached the 2004 boys varsity to a silver medal at NEIRA and a berth in the USRowing Youth Invitational. Coach Carabillo identifies rowers who may be eligible for Junior National consideration. She received USRowing Coaching Level III Certification in 2001.

During the summer months, She manages programs for developing and aspiring rowers. Coach Carabillo tends to boathouse upkeep and equipment repair in between programs. She is also the president of the CPSRA and is the head seeder for the boys eight at the NEIRA.

Coach Amy started her rowing journey in middle school.  She attended the summer rowing camp, taught by Coach Askham at the time and rowed for two years.  She began coxing her freshman year in high school and continued on to become the boys varsity coxswain here at Simsbury High School, coached by our very own Coach Carabillo.  She then continued to cox briefly while attending Marist College.  She returned to Simsbury Crew in the spring on 2021, excited to share a new and different perspective on coaching given her experience as a coxswain.  The highlight of her rowing career was racing in the HOCR during her years as a varsity coxswain and watching her brother compete with her family at the Royal Henley Regatta.

Molly Kottas

3rd Year

JV Boys Coach (Fall 2023 - Present)

Novice Boys Coach (Fall 2021-Spring 2023)


Kathryn WitherWax

1st Year

Novice Boys coach (Fall 2023 - Present)

Kathryn was introduced to rowing at the age of 9 when her older sister joined the Our Lady of Lourdes rowing team and was thereafter dragged to many regattas, practices, and such. At the age of 11, Kathryn joined the Hudson River Rowing Assoc. Juniors rowing team, both rowing and then later coxswaining as she had not hit her growth spurt yet. With HRRA she had the opportunity to compete in races such as Head of the Mohawk, Head of the Fish, and various other races. Upon reaching high school Kathryn followed in her sister’s footsteps and joined the Our Lady of Lourdes rowing team, but continued rowing with HRRA in the summer. During high school, Kathryn was a predominately port side rower with occasional coxswaining duties. Kathryn was able to experience the Royal Canadian Henley, as well as the Stotesbury Cup regatta and the New York State Scholastic Championships, among other races. After high school, Kathryn attended Assumption College in Worcester, MA, where she spent 4 years rowing and coxswaining out of the Donahue Rowing Center, which gave her the opportunity to compete at the Dad Vail regatta, Knecht Cup, and New England Rowing Championship among other regattas. After graduating in 2020 Kathryn has been on the lookout for an opportunity to return to the sport and cannot wait to begin coaching!

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