Coach Dan Vanegas has been coaching for Lyman Rowing since 2014. He started as the men's novice team coach and took over as men's varsity team fall 2017. Dan rowed for Winter Park High School. While at Winter Park, he participated in various local and national regattas, including the Stotesbury Cup Regatta and the Head of the Charles. He has also assisted  Winter Park Crew, Orlando Rowing Club and  worked for the United States Junior National team.  Coach Dan coached at Boone prior to coming to Lyman.  While at Lyman, Coach Dan's rower's have brought home numerous medals including men's freshmen 8 at and men's novice 4 at the FSRA State Sweeps Championship Regatta.

Coach Dan Vanegas

Coach Antonio Patino

Our Coaches

 Lyman Rowing

Coach Maddy is a product of Lyman Rowing.  Coach Maddy rowed all four years while attending Lyman HS where she was also the women's captain for two years.  While rowing she won numerous medals and rowed at Stotesbury Cup Regatta.  Coach Maddy has joined Lyam Rowing as one of our middle school coaches.  She brings a love of rowing and strive for excellence to the team.


Coach Som began his career as a rower with Lyman Crew and began coaching after graduation in 2015. Coach Som was a varsity rower at Lyman for all 3 years that he rowed. He is the holder of the 2013-2014 Hammer Award and rowed in our men's lightweight 8 that finished 3rd at the FSRA State Championship in 2013. In addition to this he competed in various national regattas including Scholastic Nationals and the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. Prior coaching for us he was a volunteer coach for RowOrlando; a nonprofit organization that teaches rowing to youth from the Rosemont Community Center in Orlando.  Coach Som continues to coach our middle school program.

  Coach Antonio began his coaching career at Lyman in 2013.  Coach Antonio was a rower in high school Lake Brantley in Longwood, FL.  Coach Antonio has held many roles at Lyman Rowing including novice men's coach, head middle school coach, and currently novice women's and men's coach.  Coach Antonio built Lyman's middle school team from 12 rowers to almost 40 rowers over 3 years.  Lyman's middle school team placed in almost every regatta they attended.  Many of his rowers have gone on to row at the high school level and have been very successful.  


Coach Bram Fowler

Coach Som Sotoodeh

Coach Maddy Murphy

    Bram Fowler started rowing at the age of 12 in South Africa, for Parktown Boy’s High. He went on to row for the defense team and was selected to the National team training camp. He coached his old high school crew to a national championship.
    In 1994 Coach Bram joined the Lake Brantley Rowing Association and coached the men’s lightweight program to their first National title. Over the next four years LBRA won many state and National Championships, they also won the overall states points’ trophy in 1998.
    Coach Bram was elected to the presidency of the FSRA and served for four years running the state championship regattas and overseeing the general regulations of the sport.
   Coach Bram coached the Orlando Rowing Club's women's and men’s eights and in 2007 rejoined LBRA to start their middle school program and ran that for two years.  

     Coach Bram took over as Lyman Rowing Association's Head Coach in the Fall of 2010 .  Coach Bram's crews have placed high in many regattas over the years including the 2016 and the 2017 Overall Point Winner at the Gator Head Regatta and his Boy's Junior Four earned bronze at the 2017 Stotesbury Cup Regatta.  He has grown Lyman Rowing to the powerhouse it is today.