Assistant Coach Mairin Flanagan is very familiar with the Villanova women?s rowing program. Flanagan graduated in 2002 from Villanova where she was a pupil of head coach Jack St. Clair for four seasons. Rowing at the Coxswain Light Four positions for most of her career, Flanagan has had numerous successes for the Blue and White. She was a member of top five teams at the Belly of the Carnegie, the Dad Vail Regatta, the Knecht Cup, and the Big East Championship.
Before arriving at Villanova, Flanagan graduated from Gwynned Mercy Academy where she played basketball, lacrosse, and soccer at the varsity level.