Adrienne is a sophomore from New York City. She grew up sailing in Long Island and has been sailing since she was seven years old. She specializes in crewing 420s and has raced 420s competitively in many regattas around NY and in the Northeast. She is currently the team's Commodore. Outside of sailing, she intends to major in the Woodrow Wilson School.
Anne Elizabeth joined the sailing team in the fall of her freshman year. She currently serves as the Practice Captain. She grew up sailing at Point O' Woods Yacht Squadron. She sailed for the Hotchkiss School Sailing Team for all four years of high school and competed with LISOT for three years in club 420s and international 420s both as a skipper and a crew. Anne Elizabeth skippers at Princeton.
Elizabeth BaileyRegatta Captain2021Atlanta, GA
Laura is a freshman from Atlanta, GA who currently serves as the Regatta Captain of the Sailing Team. Laura grew up sailing for the Atlanta Yacht Club and recreationally on her family's Thistle. She skippers for Princeton and loves being a part of the Sailing Team! Outside of sailing, she enjoys eating and traveling.
Zak is an electrical engineering student and currently serves as Fleet Captain of the sailing team. He has sailed competitively during the summer season since 2009 but has never had the opportunity to compete on a school sailing team before college. He grew up sailing at the Monmouth Boat Club in Red Bank, New Jersey. Prior to college, Zak competed in Laser radials, club 420s, and flying scots. He spends his summers sailing with his family. Off the water, Zak is an active member of Princeton's robotics and rocketry clubs. Zak also serves as Fleet Captain for the team.
Charlie FlynnTreasurer2020Rye, NY
Charlie is a sophomore from Rye, NY majoring in Economics. He grew up sailing in Weekapaug, RI and has been sailing since he was eight years old. For the past two summers, he has worked as a senior instructor at the Weekapaug Yacht Club in Rhode Island. He is currently the Treasurer of the Sailing Team, coming into the position with much prior experience in transactions.
Grace LeeSecretary2021Seoul, South Korea
Grace is a freshman from Seoul, South Korea. She joined the sailing team in freshman fall and now crews for Princeton. She loves being out on the water but freezes in it. She currently serves as the team's Secretary, the most important Officer position on the team according to Secretary Emeritus Evan R. Trauger. Aside from sailing, Grace designs print media (a dying industry), takes inspirational photographs, and hopes to study human interactions as a prospective Sociology major.
Dan SullivanCommodore Emeritus2019Southold, NY
Dan is a junior who recently finished his term as Commodore of the team during the 2017 season. At Princeton, he majors in the History Department and is pursuing a certificate in the Program of Latin American Studies. He began sailing when he was seven years old, and has been competitively sailing lasers and 420s as a skipper for the past six years in regattas all over the Northeast. At home in sunny eastern Long Island, he has served as head sailing instructor and race coach of the Southold Yacht Club for the past three summers, where he was responsible for overseeing a program of 150 students that offers optimist, sunfish, laser, and 420 instruction. (If interested, Dan can be found in the Glorious Tiger Inn.)
Rob WhitakerCommodore Emeritus Emeritus2018Cape Cod, MA
Food is love homies.
Evan TraugerSocial Chair2019Bucks County, PA
Evan is a junior from Bucks County, PA. He is living the B.S.E. life, studying Operations Research and Financial Engineering. He joined the team at the end of his freshman year with limited (no) sailing experience, and has since learned to skipper and crew through trial and error. He served as the team's Secretary for one term, and currently guilts his teammates into attending carefully planned social events as Social Chair. Outside of sailing, Evan enjoys math, drinking coffee, and pretending to be a Renaissance man.
Devin SunSocial Chair2021Bedminster, NJ
Devin is a freshman at Princeton University. Never sailing before college, he joined the sailing team during his fall semester and has been enjoying the sport ever since. His favorite new skill so far is dodging the boom. Besides the sailing team, he is also a member of Business Today. His interests lie in photography, videography, and graphic design.
Natalie BahramiSocial Chair2021Las Vegas, NV
Natalie is a freshman from Las Vegas who joined the team this past fall. She joined the team this year hoping to make friends and learn a new skill, and has achieved on of these goals. Natalie crews for Princeton, and is talented in capsize situations. She currently serves as one of the team's fantastic Social Chairs and plans to pursue Chemistry here at Princeton.
Lucy NortonTech Chair2021Washington, DC
Lucy is a freshman from Washington, DC studying Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She has been sailing in Cape Cod, MA since she was eight years old and currently skippers for Princeton. Outside of sailing, she gives tours and is on the robotics team. Lucy also enjoys watching The Office and getting into in-depth politics discussions (often with unwilling participants). She currently serves as Tech Chair for the team.
Christina de SotoSocial Media Chair2020Miami, FL
Christina is a sophomore from Miami. She joined the team the fall of her freshman year with little sailing experience, but looking forward to learning and improving! She is a chemistry major with a minor in visual arts. Apart from sailing, Christina loves taking pictures, dancing ballet, and pugs. Christina is also the tallest member of the team, and really loves sailing in heavy wind (and capsizing!).
Carla DiasGear Chair2021Pensacola, FL
Carla is a freshman that hails from the great state of Florida. On the water, she crews and off the water, she spends time designing great gear for the team. She has really enjoyed being on the team because of everything she has learned and all the great friends she has made.
Miranda Rosen2018Henderson, NV
Miranda is a senior on the team! Aside from sailing, she enjoys country music and studying women's history. Miranda was also recognized as Sailor of the Week for the week of February 18th, 2018. When asked about this honor, Miranda responded that it was 'one of the best things to ever happen to me.'
Sarah E. McGuire2018Glenwood, NJ
Sarah is a senior in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, with medical school aspirations. Sarah joined the team her sophomore year and has been an active member of the team ever since. She served as the Fleet Captain from 2015-2016, he sophomore to her junior years. Sarah began as a crew and has since taken up the position of a skipper. Sarah also planned our yearly training trip for two years in a row now, doing an excellent job both times. Food is love.
George Androcles Kevrekidis2018Rhodes, Greece
George is a senior graduating this spring and really sad this is his last season sailing. He's from Rhodes, an island in Greece, and joined the team his Sophomore year. He served as Regatta Captain during 2017, and still loves going to events. George is an aspiring J. Crew model. George also has a hot roommate. George loves physics... Good for George.
Jenny Mu2018Austin, TX
Jenny originally hails from Austin, Texas but has since relocated to New Jersey. She joined the Princeton Sailing Team her junior year as a crew. When she is not sailing, Jenny enjoys long walks on the beach, appreciating art, and listening to NPR. She has served as one of the team's Social Chairs, foreshadowing her future career as a celebrity party planner.
Anna Pouschine2018New York, NY
Anna is a Senior from New York City. She joined the Princeton sailing team in fall of her junior year as a crew with little prior experience and has served as the team's gear chair. Off the water, Anna enjoys playing badminton, gardening, and reading Russian literature.
Anna Stillman2018St. Louis, MO
Aryana Navarro2018Long Beach, CA
Aryana is a senior from California. Aryana has been sailing for her entire life, and prefers to crew for Princeton. She is small, agile, and resembles a spider monkey in our 420s. Though she has a laid-back attitude, she is a naturally gifted sailor with an innate sense for balance and wind shifts. Aryana is pursuing a degree in Sociology, and plans to take her talents to the West Coast to pursue a career in wine import and export. In her free time, Aryana studies varietals of wine, is a certified Terrace Chiller, and practices bringing the party on a daily basis.
Christian Pavlakos2018Brooklyn, NY
Christian is a senior from Brooklyn, NY. Christian has been sailing for a few years, but has a long way to go! He served as team Treasurer for one term, and has since phased out of the team slowly to the point of nonexistence on the team. Many freshman actually believe that he does not exist, and is of fabled lore. In his free time, Christian enjoys growing facial hair, intimidating freshmen, and eating.
Nick Jonsson2018London, England
Originally hailing from London, Nick is a senior, joined the team his sophomore year, and sails as a crew member. Nick sailed for much of his childhood on longer, wooden boats in Hawaii and has enjoyed adapting to the team's smaller, more modern Lasers. Nick served as the team's social chair for the spring and fall of 2016. Off the water, Nick enjoys ramen and Arabic music.
Ernest Henry Ruehl IV2019San Francisco, CA
Ernest, or Henry, or Hank, is a man of many names and a junior from San Francisco, California. He sailed large boats a few times in high school and thought small ones could be fun too. Since joining the team his freshman year, Ernest has learned to skipper and crew through a combination of minimal talent and substantial dedication, and he served as Treasurer his sophomore year. Hank enjoys leading the team in song, whether it be Wagon Wheel or Russian ballads. Off the water, Henry is a Woodrow Wilson School major with a certificate in History and the Practice of Diplomacy, and he likes reading, hiking, and playing the fiddle.
Liam Hunt2019Lawrenceville, NJ
Liam is a junior at Princeton majoring in Math. He hadn't sailed before college, but he has been enjoying the sport ever since he joined the sailing team the fall semester of his freshman year. Outside of sailing, he enjoys playing the piano and pipe organ, video games, and running.
Katherine Trout2019St. Louis, MO
Kat is a junior from St. Louis, MO who sails as a crew for the team. Outside of sailing, she stays busy fighting human trafficking, acting, and consulting for international startups. Kat is studying as a Woodrow Wilson School Major with a certificate in Entrepreneurship.
Victoria Tang2019Perth Amboy, NJ
Victoria is a junior from Perth Amboy, NJ (as she likes to point out on the way there for practice) and sailed FJs, 420s, and JY15s at the Raritan Yacht Club throughout high school. She joined the sailing team in her freshman year and served as regatta captain from 2015-2016. Off the water, Victoria is majoring in Psychology with certificates in Neuroscience and Humanistic Studies, and serves on the Community House Executive Board at the Pace Center for Civic Engagement.
Jenna Barancik2019Demarest, NJ
Jenna is a junior from Demarest, NJ. She grew up sailing off the coast of Long Island but began racing when she joined the Princeton Sailing Team her freshman fall. Currently, Jenna is studying abroad in Italy, but she is looking forward to sailing with the team again and continuing her studies in the Woodrow Wilson School next year.
Warren Bernard Ellison-Koch III2019Greenwich, CT
Warren is a junior from Greenwich, Connecticut. He grew up sailing and instructing in the prestigious New York Yacht Club, and sailed competitively for Choate Rosemary Hall's ODP Sailing Programme. He sailed yachts while summering in the Hamptons, which piqued his interest in the illustrious sport. He majors in the Classics. Outside of sailing, he also pursues his extracurricular interests, which include Team Polo, scholarly debate, and scotch tasting.
Nate LevitTulsa Resident2020Tulsa, OK
Nate joined the team his freshman year. He has served as the Gear Chair of the team. Nate sailed at camp on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri from ages 9-14 and is happy to be able to be able to pick the sport back up. In addition to being on the sailing team, Nate is an Orange Key Tour Guide and on the board of the Center for Jewish Life.
Tom SalamaBest Florida Frosh2020Bayonne, NJ
Tom is a sophomore from Bayonne, NJ. He joined the team just freshman spring as a crew and is loving his first brush with the sport. Outside of sailing, he makes his opinions heard by writing for the Daily Princetonian and is trying to up his mediocre tennis game.
Rafael Tafur2020Perth Amboy, NJ
Rafael is a sophomore from Perth Amboy, NJ. He joined the Princeton sailing team sophomore fall with no prior experience but enjoys serving the team as a crew member. Besides sailing, he is involved with the Center for Jewish Life through the entrepreneurship club TAMID and on the board of Princeton Latinos y Amigos.
Quinn Donohue2020San Francisco, CA
Quinn is a sophomore from San Francisco, California. Quinn has plenty of experience sailing in San Francisco Bay for the Golden Gate Yacht Club. Quinn skippers, but crews on occasion. Quinn joined the team in his freshman year, and has loved being a part of the team ever since. In his free time, Quinn enjoys taking extended periods of time away from the team.
Todd S. Gilman2020Merion Station, PA
Todd first joined the team freshman fall with no prior experience and had a blast learning to sail with the team. Outside of sailing, he gives campus tours and majors in the English Canon.
'So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.' - T.S. Gilman.
Adam A. McClain I2021Dallas, TX
Adam is the team's big boat enthusiast. He sails 40' ketch in Gulf of Mexico. His 420 and FJ sailing skills have been described as 'adequate' on multiple occastions. When not sailing, he enjoys being disappointed by his favorite Premier League team, Chelsea, making frustratingly obscure references to TV shows and movies, and reminding people that he's from Texas. Adam is also the proud future-owner of a tiger bed. He's a first-year student, considering a major in Woodrow Wilson School or History.
Noah Schochet2021Plano, TX
Noah is maybe the best skipper and crew the world has ever seen. He is too tall and heavy to sail on most days, but when the wind is very heavy, people are glad that he is awkwardly large. He is studying Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and is widely considered to be 'the next Elon Musk' but better. He loves puppies, food, making bad jokes, and being a great friend. If that ain't a cute picture then I don't know what is. Smooth sailing from here on! Don't take anything too seriously and have fun whenever you can.
Nadin Mukhtar2021Linden, NJ
Nadin is a freshman from Linden, New Jersey. She is a prospective MAE major and a major cineophile. Prior to Princeton, Nadin never sailed in her life. Now, she crews (or at least tries to). Outside of sailing, Nadin enjoys sleeping, amusement parks, and procrastinating.
Riccardo Lapi2021Pietrasanta, Italy
Riccardo is a Freshman from Italy, majoring in Economics. In Italy, he learned sailing and continues to spend his summers at Nimbus Surfing Club, the oldest Italian surfing club.