Emily Culmone Joins NSU Rowing Coaching Staff

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Emily Culmone has joined the Nova Southeastern University Rowing program as an assistant coach, announces Head Coach Kim Chavers.  

“I am thrilled to have Emily joining our coaching staff,” said Chavers. “Her experience and commitment to the sport of rowing, makes me confident that Emily will play a pivotal role in shaping our student-athletes on and off the water. We are excited to welcome her to NSU Rowing and the Shark Family!” 

Prior to Nova Southeastern, Culmone served as captain of the Stockton University Rowing team for three years and raced as the bow seat on the Varsity-8 boat that recorded a pair of top three finishes at Dad Vails. Culmone led Stockton to a third-place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Championships in 2021 and was named a First-Team All-Conference rower in 2022. Culmone capped her collegiate rowing career with a victory as the head of the Schuylkill Regatta.  

Following her collegiate career, Culmone began coaching with the Stockton Youth Rowing program, while also assisting her high school. Culmone continues to row and has been a member of the Upper Township Beach Patrol for the last eight years. She has competed in the doubles row, singles row, swim and surf dash; winning the South Jersey Championship win on the surf dash team. 

To stay up-to-date on Sharks Rowing, be sure to follow on Instagram at NSU_Rowing and X at NSU_WRowing.  

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NSU Rowing to Host Interest Meeting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern Women’s Rowing team, under the direction of Head Coach Kim Chavers, is hosting a rowing interest meeting on Tuesday, September 5th. The meeting will be held in the NSU Athletic Building in the Conference Room at 3 p.m.

NSU Rowing is an NCAA Division II Varsity Athletics program searching for the best athletes at Nova Southeastern and across the country. The Sharks have won six Sunshine State Conference titles and won the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship.

Head Coach Kim Chavers and the program are looking for athletes that are interested in continuing the history of success and the legacy of the women’s rowing program.

“Nova Southeastern Rowing is the opportunity to learn and be a part of a new and upcoming sport,” said Chavers. “This is an opportunity to be a part of a team with incredible teammates, have connections to alumni in countless career fields, learn how to endure, push yourself, accomplish your goals, and be your best self and learn valuable life skills that you can’t learn out elsewhere but can be applied anywhere.”

If you are interested in learning more about the team or know someone that is, fill out this interest form and contact Kim Chavers at kchavers@nova.edu

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