Melissa Flint Resigns As Women's Rowing Coach
May 4, 2011
SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University women's rowing head coach Melissa Flint has announced her resignation after four seasons at the helm.
Gonzaga won two West Coast Conference Championships under Flint and won nine gold medals at the Western Intercollegiate Championships (WIRA's), including earning gold in all four events of the 2009 WIRA's. Flint also was named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year in 2008.
Flint joined the Bulldog coaching staff in 2003 as an assistant coach and was named the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) West Region Assistant Coach of the Year in 2006.
"We thank Melissa for her passion and dedication to Gonzaga and the women's rowing program for the past eight years," Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth said. "We wish her all the best in her future aspirations."
A national search will begin immediately for Flint's successor.
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