J. D. Bridges, Head Coach


J. D. has coached high school rowing in the Philadelphia area for over a decade. His school crews have dozens of wins and medals at the Philadelphia City Championships, Midwest Junior Regional Championships, Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, Stotesbury Cup, and SRAA National Championships.

He has coached extensively over the summers as well; his U-23 and U-19 crews have won five National Championships and had top-three finishes at USRowing Elite Nationals, USRowing Under-23 National Team Trials, and the Royal Canadian Henley.  

J. D. has a Master’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology with a focus on youth sports from Temple University, as well as law degree from Temple. He graduated from Haverford College in 2002 where he was captain his senior year. 

The Coaches


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Five current HGP students(from left to right)—Matt Doucette, Kevin Mulcahy, Paul Bizzaro, Anthony Baum, and Steven Macchione—have qualified to be members of the Latin Honor Society.
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