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Heather Barney
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women's Rowing Coach
Phone: (860) 297-4266 Office Location: Ferris Athletic Center
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Trinity College faculty member since 2016
General ProfileTeachingHonors/Awards
M.A., Concordia Univ. Irvine (2014)
B.A., Williams College (2001)

Heather Barney is an Assistant Professor and the Head Coach of Women’s Rowing in the Department of Athletics and Physical Education. Prior to Trinity, she was the Head Coach at Nova Southeastern University, where she guided her team to back-to-back appearances at the NCAA National Championships and a second place finish at the Head of the Charles.

Barney has also coached at Bucknell University, highlighted by a Patriot League Conference Championship in the Varsity Four and a third place finish in the Lightweight Eight at the IRA National Championships; Georgetown University, where she coached her novice four to an EAWRC Championship title and helped elevate the team from 7th to 2nd in the Big East Conference; and Williams College, where she was part of back-to-back Division III National Championship teams.

Barney competed collegiately at Williams College, where she was a co-captain and rowed in the fastest DIII eight in the country.