MIAMI ROWING CLUB

COACHES

The coaches at Miami Rowing Club bring years of combined experience to each and every program with the out most excellence and professionalism.

Cesar Herrera
Cesar Herrera

Head Coach / Operations Director MRWC

Cesar started rowing in 1974, when he was 15 years old. His outstanding talent took him to the Cuban National Junior Team in 1975, and to the Olympic Games in 1976 (Montreal) and 1980 (Moscow), where he stroked the 4x boat.

Yhoan Uribarri
Yhoan Uribarri

Varsity Women's Coach

Yhoan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Cienfuegos (Cuba). He rowed for over 15 years in Cuba, competing in a number of national and international events.

Yamel Ortiz
Yamel Ortiz

Novice Men's Coach

Yamel rowed with the Cuban National Team from 1985 to 1995. She was national champion in the 1x, 2x and 4x and competed in three Panamerican and three Centroamerican Games.

Paul Scheller
Paul Scheller

Novice Women's Coach

Paul attended the University of Miami where he graduated with a BA in Business. During his time in UM he rowed for Joe “Okie” O’Connor in the Lightweight crew.

Nick Nistal
Nick Nistal

Assistant Varsity Coach

Jose Mendoza
Jose Mendoza

Assistant Varsity Men’s Coach

Jose was in the military from 1998 to 2006. He then attended Florida International University, where he graduated with Bachelor’s in Psychology and Computer Science.

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