Graduate Assistant Coach
Yenny Kossowsky was named a graduate assistant coach at Barry University in June 2013.
She is responsible for working with the novice rowers, will assist in running practices and handle administrative duties.
Kossowsky coached Corvallis Rowing Club in Corvallis, Ore., from 2010-11. There, she was responsible for the development of the masters. She assisted in race preparation. Corvallis Rowing Club won multiple medals at the Northwest Regionals in Vancouver, Wash., in June of 2011.
Prior to beginning her coaching career, she rowed collegiately at Oregon State University from 2006-10. In her junior year as a member of the Varsity 8, Kossowsky won a bronze medal at the Pac-10 Championships in Sacramento, Calif. In 2009, the Beavers qualified for the NCAA Division I Championships in Camden, N.J.
Kossowsky was a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Second-Team All-American as a junior in 2009. She also earned First-Team All-West Region honors that same year.
Kossowsky rowed eight years in Germany, competing for Rudergesellschaft Wiking Leipzig, SC DHfK club team from 1998-06. As a member of the crew, she went to nationals every year, collecting two silver medals in a quad and eight event.
Following her rowing career, she interned as a strength and conditioning coach with Oregon State, working with the football, volleyball and women's basketball teams in 2010-11.
Kossowsky earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science with a minor in psychology from Oregon State in 2011. She earned a master's degree in sport psychology from the University of Wyoming in 2013. She is pursuing a master's degree in clinical psychology from Barry.