Jeremy Serkin came to Columbia Rowing in 2006 with an extensive coaching and rowing background.
The native Floridian coached both men and women’s rowing in his home state and at St. Albans School. He also rowed there, competing for four years at Orlando’s Edgewater High School.
Serkin attended Northeastern, rowing for the Huskies from 2000 to 2002. He made Dean’s List every semester and earned the Scholar-Athlete Award. He then transferred to the University of Florida to attend its nationally-known Journalism and Communications School, and completed his degree in photojournalism in just three semesters. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism, with concentrations in graphic design and Jewish studies.
Serkin is an active member of Maccabi USA. As its rowing chairman, he organized the U.S. team for the 11th Pan American Maccabi Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2005, he competed for the United States in the 17th World Maccabiah Games in Israel.