Leadership Team

I am a sophomore at MIT studying Economics and Math. In the boathouse, watching Achievers improve and grow closer from week to week is amazing. At academics I love sharing excitement about school and helping translate that passion into Achievers' success!

I am a sophomore at MIT studying Economics and Math. In the boathouse, watching Achievers improve and grow closer from week to week is amazing. At academics I love sharing excitement about school and helping translate that passion into Achievers' success!

Maddie michael

Executive co-Director, Crew Coach

 
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Howard Costa

co-Coordinator of Achiever Communications

 
I'm a freshman from Arlington, Virginia on the varsity swim team. I'm interested in Ancient Rome, languages, and enjoy a good book, but more than anything else I love to have a good time.

I'm a freshman from Arlington, Virginia on the varsity swim team. I'm interested in Ancient Rome, languages, and enjoy a good book, but more than anything else I love to have a good time.

Jaya kambhampaty

Coordinator of Mentor Development, Swim Coach

 
Hi! I'm a freshman from Massachusetts and am planning on studying Economics and Computer Science. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy playing tennis, skiing, and trying new restaurants in Boston.

Hi! I'm a freshman from Massachusetts and am planning on studying Economics and Computer Science. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy playing tennis, skiing, and trying new restaurants in Boston.

MEagan Jens

co- Coordinator of Academics

 
I'm a freshman from New Jersey planning to study Chemical Engineering. When I'm not at Amphibious Achievement, I can be found playing softball for MIT, dancing around my room, or making funny faces at my friendos.

I'm a freshman from New Jersey planning to study Chemical Engineering. When I'm not at Amphibious Achievement, I can be found playing softball for MIT, dancing around my room, or making funny faces at my friendos.

Kassidy Peterson

Head Swim Coach

 
I'm a sophomore majoring in biological engineering and minoring in computer science. I run for MIT's cross country and track teams. In my spare time, I can be found eating peanut butter oatmeal, napping in random places, listening to music, and of course- having fun with Achievers!

I'm a sophomore majoring in biological engineering and minoring in computer science. I run for MIT's cross country and track teams. In my spare time, I can be found eating peanut butter oatmeal, napping in random places, listening to music, and of course- having fun with Achievers!

katie williams

Development Coordinator

 
At MIT, I am a butterfly and IM-er on the Varsity Swim Team, and I really want to share my love for the sport with Achievers! I'm a sophomore studying nuclear science and engineering, and in my free time, I really like listening to music and creative writing.

At MIT, I am a butterfly and IM-er on the Varsity Swim Team, and I really want to share my love for the sport with Achievers! I'm a sophomore studying nuclear science and engineering, and in my free time, I really like listening to music and creative writing.

Nina Levine

Executive co-Director, Swim Coach

 
I'm a lover of both school and rowing, a computer science major, a child at heart, and a freshman that is excited to help out with Amphibz!

I'm a lover of both school and rowing, a computer science major, a child at heart, and a freshman that is excited to help out with Amphibz!

serafin garcia

co- Coordinator of Academics, Crew Coach

 
I am a sophomore studying Material Science from Cincinnati, Ohio. I love being outdoors, napping in hammocks and eating anything containing chocolate.

I am a sophomore studying Material Science from Cincinnati, Ohio. I love being outdoors, napping in hammocks and eating anything containing chocolate.

Ella Richards

Head Rowing Coach

 
Hey guys!! My name is Kiara and I'm a sophomore at MIT studying mechanical engineering. I absolutely love planning lessons for achievers and teaching every Sunday. Outside of Amphibz, I play soccer on campus and am building a company that helps people poop!

Hey guys!! My name is Kiara and I'm a sophomore at MIT studying mechanical engineering. I absolutely love planning lessons for achievers and teaching every Sunday. Outside of Amphibz, I play soccer on campus and am building a company that helps people poop!

Kiara Wahnschafft

Director of External Relations

 
Jennah is a sophomore studying Course 6-14 with a double major in 17. In addition to being a part of the amph-amily, she is a part of the field hockey team, Alpha Phi sorority, Energy Club, Chroma Magazine, and WMBR. She loves crocs (it's becoming less ironic) and ice cream, but ice cream on crocs is less than ideal.

Jennah is a sophomore studying Course 6-14 with a double major in 17. In addition to being a part of the amph-amily, she is a part of the field hockey team, Alpha Phi sorority, Energy Club, Chroma Magazine, and WMBR. She loves crocs (it's becoming less ironic) and ice cream, but ice cream on crocs is less than ideal.

jennah haque

Coordinator of Mentor Relations

 
I'm a sophomore from LA studying computer science. Outside of Amphibz I run track/xc and spend my time drawing things, baking cookies, and dancing with significantly more enthusiasm than skill.

I'm a sophomore from LA studying computer science. Outside of Amphibz I run track/xc and spend my time drawing things, baking cookies, and dancing with significantly more enthusiasm than skill.

lindsey mcallister

Mentor

Hi, I'm Franie and I'm a junior studying Political Science and minoring in Biology! I row for the women's lightweight crew team here (be warned, if you ask me about how much I love rowing I'll talk your ear off). Outside of Amphibz, I love to cook and try new foods, listen to music, and go on adventures around Boston!

Hi, I'm Franie and I'm a junior studying Political Science and minoring in Biology! I row for the women's lightweight crew team here (be warned, if you ask me about how much I love rowing I'll talk your ear off). Outside of Amphibz, I love to cook and try new foods, listen to music, and go on adventures around Boston!

franie Parker- Hale

Director of Achiever Relations, Crew Coach

 
I was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and began swimming at five years old. I grew up through the sport, swimming for a local summer team, club team, high school, and eventually coming to swim at MIT. I have a passion for giving back to my community through service!

I was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and began swimming at five years old. I grew up through the sport, swimming for a local summer team, club team, high school, and eventually coming to swim at MIT. I have a passion for giving back to my community through service!

Jacob Phillips

Director of Campus Relations, Swim Coach

 
I'm a sophomore from Houston studying Computer Science. I love floral prints and clearance racks. When I'm not at Amphibz, I enjoy arguing over fan theories (esp. Marvel and Star Wars related theories), burning off my taste buds with spicy food, and beanies.

I'm a sophomore from Houston studying Computer Science. I love floral prints and clearance racks. When I'm not at Amphibz, I enjoy arguing over fan theories (esp. Marvel and Star Wars related theories), burning off my taste buds with spicy food, and beanies.

Sarah Vu

Director of Curriculum, Swim Coach

 
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Yu Jing Chen

Coordinator of Deep Dive

 
Hi, I am a freshman from Kansas interested in computer science and electrical engineering. I love Bon Appétit (the food magazine), anything matcha, trying new workout classes, and playing soccer.

Hi, I am a freshman from Kansas interested in computer science and electrical engineering. I love Bon Appétit (the food magazine), anything matcha, trying new workout classes, and playing soccer.

Nancy Vargas

Marketing Coordinator

 

Mentor Corps

Hello! I’m studying chemistry, biology, and public policy at MIT. I love to run, journal, and sail! Peanut butter and banana is my favorite combination (closely followed by carrots/pretzels and hummus).

Hello! I’m studying chemistry, biology, and public policy at MIT. I love to run, journal, and sail! Peanut butter and banana is my favorite combination (closely followed by carrots/pretzels and hummus).

Hi there! I am a senior studying Computational Biology and love mentoring the Achievers in both the boathouse and the classroom. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy playing basketball and piano and going on adventures in Boston.

Hi there! I am a senior studying Computational Biology and love mentoring the Achievers in both the boathouse and the classroom. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy playing basketball and piano and going on adventures in Boston.

My name is Jameson Kief and I am a junior Mechanical Engineer at MIT. I play lacrosse and build things in my spare time. I once ate two pints of Ben and Jerrys ice cream in one sitting.

My name is Jameson Kief and I am a junior Mechanical Engineer at MIT. I play lacrosse and build things in my spare time. I once ate two pints of Ben and Jerrys ice cream in one sitting.

Julia Ginder

Mentor

 
I am a Sophomore from the beautiful state of Texas studying Finance. Apart from Amphibious Achievement, I love to go out for good food, have a nice afternoon with friends, and explore all the possibilities that surround us. Expect high energy and goofiness at all times:)

I am a Sophomore from the beautiful state of Texas studying Finance. Apart from Amphibious Achievement, I love to go out for good food, have a nice afternoon with friends, and explore all the possibilities that surround us. Expect high energy and goofiness at all times:)

Gerry Cortez

Mentor

 
I'm a sophomore from the great state of Delaware Studying Mechanical Engineering. I love playing basketball, listening to music, and dancing like no one is watching.

I'm a sophomore from the great state of Delaware Studying Mechanical Engineering. I love playing basketball, listening to music, and dancing like no one is watching.

margaret sullivan

Mentor

 
Hello there! I'm a junior from the great state of Michigan studying Mechanical Engineering and Business Management. My driving passions in life are for 85%+ dark chocolate, cold brew, wholesome memes, my aroma diffuser, and of course, Amphibz!

Hello there! I'm a junior from the great state of Michigan studying Mechanical Engineering and Business Management. My driving passions in life are for 85%+ dark chocolate, cold brew, wholesome memes, my aroma diffuser, and of course, Amphibz!

Kathy Pan

Swim Coach

 
I'm a freshman from Seattle, WA looking to discover my major. I love to go hiking, camping, and exploring the outdoors! You can find me binge watching Jane the Virgin and singing along to the La La Land soundtrack.

I'm a freshman from Seattle, WA looking to discover my major. I love to go hiking, camping, and exploring the outdoors! You can find me binge watching Jane the Virgin and singing along to the La La Land soundtrack.

jenny moralejo

Mentor

 
I am a freshman from California studying Computer Science and Business Analytics. When I'm not doing Amphibz, you can find me at the gym, playing board games with friends, or listening to music while I pset.

I am a freshman from California studying Computer Science and Business Analytics. When I'm not doing Amphibz, you can find me at the gym, playing board games with friends, or listening to music while I pset.

Diego Escobedo

Mentor

 
I am a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in business management. I want to utilize technology to positively impact the world, and I also love Amphibz! I enjoy watching the NBA and NFL and binge watching Scrubs in my free time.

I am a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in business management. I want to utilize technology to positively impact the world, and I also love Amphibz! I enjoy watching the NBA and NFL and binge watching Scrubs in my free time.

Chris Xue

Swim Coach

 
Junior on the men’s heavyweight crew team. Eats a LOT of instant oatmeal.

Junior on the men’s heavyweight crew team. Eats a LOT of instant oatmeal.

Sam Ihns

Crew Coach

Matt Wu

Mentor

 
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brett haeffner

Mentor

 

fidelia gaba

Mentor

 
I'm a freshman from the suburbs of Chicago. Besides volunteering, I love baking, watching Netflix, and hanging out with friends. I also love Starbucks coffee and dogs.

I'm a freshman from the suburbs of Chicago. Besides volunteering, I love baking, watching Netflix, and hanging out with friends. I also love Starbucks coffee and dogs.

melissa mu

Mentor

 
I really love reading, exercising, and hanging out with friends and trying out new food. I am excited about Amphibz because I get to hang out with all the awesome mentors and Achievers!

I really love reading, exercising, and hanging out with friends and trying out new food. I am excited about Amphibz because I get to hang out with all the awesome mentors and Achievers!

Alyda Huerta

Mentor

 
I'm a rowing coach and currently a freshman interested in studying Material Sciences. Besides Amphibious Achievement, I'm an avid foodie for ramen and sushi. I also enjoy painting, photography, and anime. Also from Canada!

I'm a rowing coach and currently a freshman interested in studying Material Sciences. Besides Amphibious Achievement, I'm an avid foodie for ramen and sushi. I also enjoy painting, photography, and anime. Also from Canada!

Darius Chan

Crew Coach

 
I’m a senior from North Carolina studying Materials Science and Engineering. Outside of Amphibious Achievement, I enjoy listening to indie rock bands, drinking Arnold Palmers, and singing  loudly and proudly  in the shower.

I’m a senior from North Carolina studying Materials Science and Engineering. Outside of Amphibious Achievement, I enjoy listening to indie rock bands, drinking Arnold Palmers, and singing loudly and proudly in the shower.

Caroline Liu

Swim Coach

 
I’m a junior from Las Vegas studying materials science and engineering. I love finding cool restaurants, playing the violin and rowing for the women’s lightweight crew team!

I’m a junior from Las Vegas studying materials science and engineering. I love finding cool restaurants, playing the violin and rowing for the women’s lightweight crew team!

Cathy Choi

Mentor

jameson keif

Mentor

 
Hey guys! I'm a senior at MIT studying biological engineering. Things I love include rowing, The Office, every DC sports team, and of course Amphibious Achievement!

Hey guys! I'm a senior at MIT studying biological engineering. Things I love include rowing, The Office, every DC sports team, and of course Amphibious Achievement!

Chris Jaicks

Crew Coach

 
Hi, I’m Chelsea! I’m a member of the MIT swim team and I love trying new foods, meeting new people, and hanging out with my friends and family.

Hi, I’m Chelsea! I’m a member of the MIT swim team and I love trying new foods, meeting new people, and hanging out with my friends and family.

Chelsea Zhang

Swim Coach

 
I am a Senior from New Jersey studying Computational Biology. I am a crew coach and mentor. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy doing biology research, skiing, and playing crosswords!

I am a Senior from New Jersey studying Computational Biology. I am a crew coach and mentor. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy doing biology research, skiing, and playing crosswords!

Riker Bixby

Crew Coach

 
I'm a senior from the great state of Iowa. I'm studying physics, and am on the swim & dive team at MIT. I love teaching new Achievers to swim, reading books, learning, and eating apple turnovers.

I'm a senior from the great state of Iowa. I'm studying physics, and am on the swim & dive team at MIT. I love teaching new Achievers to swim, reading books, learning, and eating apple turnovers.

Luke Eure

Swim Coach

 
Hi! I'm Catherine, a senior interested in chemistry and medicine. I am a crew coach and mentor. I also love soccer and going to the gym.

Hi! I'm Catherine, a senior interested in chemistry and medicine. I am a crew coach and mentor. I also love soccer and going to the gym.

Catherine Williamson

Crew Coach

 
Hello! I am a junior from Seattle, Washington studying computer science and economics at MIT. I'm eager to share my passion for athletic and academics with all the Achievers. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy exploring Boston, listening to country music and eating frozen yogurt!

Hello! I am a junior from Seattle, Washington studying computer science and economics at MIT. I'm eager to share my passion for athletic and academics with all the Achievers. Outside of Amphibz, I enjoy exploring Boston, listening to country music and eating frozen yogurt!

Marla ODell

Mentor

 

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