Summer Camp Assistant Coach
Sophie Banik joined the CRRC staff during the Summer of 2021. She has been a coxswain for 5 years, beginning her career as a coxswain at Camp Randall Rowing Club.
Prior to becoming a coxswain, Sophie was a competitive swimmer for 7 years. She understands the role of a leader, as well as a team member. She also has coaching experience with novices. Having coached Masters Novice rowers at Mendota Rowing Club, she learned the ins and outs of coaching a new crew.
Banik resides in Oconomowoc, WI. She attends the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and has completed her first year as a coxswain on the Women’s Rowing team.