Crescent Coaching Staff
Ray D’Amico – Novice Program
Coach D’Amico is the Schuylkill Navy 2014 Coach of the Year. His crews have won numerous championships under his leadership at St Augustine Prep High School. Ray has over thirty years of coaching experience.
Zack Coons – U23 Men
Coach Zack is an alumnus of St Augustine Prep ’05 and La Salle University ’09. Zach has coached at La Salle University (frosh 2010-2011), St Augustine Prep (assistant varsity coach 2011-2013) and currently runs a very successful program at Roman Catholic High. During the summers at Crescent, his crews (U19 and U23) have brought home three Royal Canadian Henley championships. In 2017, his U23 Lwt 4x won trials and represented the US at the World Championships in Plovodiv, Bulgaria.
Troy Madden Jr. – U19 Men
Coach Troy Rowed at Roman Catholic H.S. and Temple lightweight team. During his senior year at Roman, he won various medals in the Varsity Quad. He went on to get second and third in the lightweight eight category at the Dad Vail Regatta 2017 and 2018. In the summer of 2018, his boat made it to the grand final at Canadian Henley for the U23 Open Quad. He currently coaches Roman Catholic.
Keith Ferguson – U17 Men
Coach Ferguson Rowed at Haddonfield Memorial H.S. Went on to row at Lasalle University where he coxed the freshman 8 and varsity 8. In 2014, he joined the coaching staff at Haddon Township H.S. He coached the freshman quad to two Stotesbury championships 2014 and 2016. He is presently coaching a variety of novice and varsity boats for the team
Troy Madden Sr. – Women’s Program
Coach Madden Sr. has coached for Crescent for the last five years and is in his fourth season as the novice coach for Roman Catholic Crew. He is a US Rowing level 2 certified coach. He is the captain of Crescent Boat Club. If you would like any further information about any program