Peter Ross

FHC Crew Head Coach

Coach Ross brings 9 years of parent volunteering, board leadership and coaching experience to our program. Coach Ross provides overall leadership to the team, coaching staff, and coaches the Novice Men. He also manages all operational aspects of FHC’s Rowing program.


Justin Ebert

Varsity Men's Coach

Coach Justin grew up in New Jersey and began rowing in 2008. In 2011, rowing brought Ebert to Michigan where he was a rower with the Grand Valley State University Lakers. Coach Justin enjoys both sweep and sculling boats of all sizes and has rowed in 12 different states. He has also competed at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. The 2022 season will be Coach Justin's fifth with FHC Rowing.

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Zoe Niswonger

Varsity Women's Coach

A FHC graduate and alumna of our rowing team, Coach Zoe returned to the program to coach after rowing for Grand Valley State University. Coach Zoe began her coaching career as the Novice Women's Coach and now leads our Women’s Varsity team. The 2022 season will be Zoe's fourth year as a coach with FHC.


Emilee Ritz

Novice Women's Coach

Coach Emilee joined FHC Rowing in 2019 as an Assistant Novice Women's Coach. It was a return home to the Forest Hills boathouse for Coach Emilee as she rowed for Forest Hills Northern in high school. Coach Emilee is entering her fourth year with FHC Rowing.