Meet the LCAA Leadership Team


Doug Nelson ’90
LCAA President

Doug rowed on the PLU Men’s Crew from 1987-1990 under the coaching direction of Doug Herland. Primarily as a lightweight, Doug experienced rowing success at the collegiate and post-collegiate level and then went on to become Head Coach of Rowing at PLU from 1991-2000. Doug has also been on the coaching staff at the Lake Washington Rowing Club since 1995. Doug is currently the Recreation and Community Center Manager for the City of Federal Way. Doug, and his wife, Maria live in Fife, WA with four boys ages 8, 10, 13, 15.


Kathy Corey ’91
LCAA Vice President

Kathy earned a her 4 year Varsity Letter having coxed the Men’s Varsity Crew for 3 years, and a year rowing for the PLU Women’s Varsity Light 8. The highlights during her crew career include crossing the finish line to “Oh! I feel good” blaring through the cox box as the Men’s V8 beat the UPS Loggers for 1988 Meyer Cup, and winning the Lamberth Cup the following year.

Kathy became involved with the LCAA in 2012. Kathy wants to see that PLU Rowing Alums, from all the ages, stay connected to the program. “Let’s show our support to the current team, and help them as they transition to the Alumni ranks.”

Webmasters – Sheri Koehn ’08 and Stephen Strom ’12

Historians – Dave “Smed” Peterson and Tone Lawver

PLU Alumni Office – Lauralee Hagen and Jessica Pagel ’08

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