Head Coach at Endicott (2016-present)
John Leekley enters his first season as head coach for both the Endicott men's and women's crew teams in 2016-17.
Leekley comes to Endicott from Washington College where he served as head coach of the men’s rowing program for the last nine seasons. During that time, Leekley led the Shoremen to five Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference Championships (2010-11, 2013-15), all while earning six Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference Coach of the Year accolades (2009-11, 2013, 2015-16) along the way.
Leekley, who graduated from Washington College in 2001 with a degree in history, was a two-time captain of the Shoremen rowing team. He also earned team Most Improved Rower honors as a junior and team Most Valuable Rower laurels as a senior.
Aside from his accolades at Washington College, Leekley is an USRowing member and Level 3 certified coach. Additionally, Leekley is a former member of both the Potomac Boat and Capital Rowing Clubs and is currently a coaching clinic speaker for Rowing Talks (USRowing Level I & II).