Forest Hills Central Head Coach

Pete Ross


Pete brings his six years of parent volunteering, FHC Crew Board membership and leadership as president, and coaching experience in other sports to the program.  Pete will provide overall leadership to the team and coaching staff, and will be focused on the operational aspects of the program.  

Varsity Men Coach

Justin Ebert -

Justin grew up in New Jersey and began to learn the sport of rowing in 2008, his Freshman year of high-school. In 2011, rowing brought Justin to Michigan, where he joined the Lake Navy at GVSU. Justin enjoys sweep and sculling boats of all sizes, has rowed in twelve different states, and competed at the Henley Royal Regatta in England. Justin is excited to be working with the Novice Varsity Men as FHC Rowing continues to strive for new levels of success.  2020 will be Justin’s 3rd season with FHC Rowing.

Assistant Varsity Men's Coach

         Dominic Fischer

Varsity Women Coach

Alicia Dickinson            email:

Alicia Dickinson rowed for 4 years at Rockford High School, where she was primarily stroke, 7-seat, 2-seat and bow. She was part of the Varsity Women's 8+ for 2 years, placing in various regattas around the Midwest. She learned to love the sport, but took a break to focus on different leadership roles throughout her college and early career years. Alicia is beyond excited to be welcomed back into the rowing community, and is very thankful for the opportunity to assist with the Forest Hills Central Novice Women for Spring 2018.   2020 will be Alicia’s 3rd Season with FHC Rowing.

Assistant Varsity Women Coach

.        Jess Hasenau

Novice Ladies

Zoe Niswonger 

Zoe comes back to the FHC rowing program as a coach after having rowed for FHC all 4 years.  She continued her rowing career at GVSU.   Zoe is looking forward to coaching the new rowers and helping them find the same passion she found in rowing.  This will be Zoe's second year with FHC in the coaching role.

Novice Ladies Assistant Coach

Emilee Ritz

This is Emilee's seond year on the coaching staff of FHC.  Emilee rowed all four years at Forest Hills Northern where she was primarily stroke or 2-seat. She focused on other leadership roles and work experiences during her time at Grand Valley State University, but was excited for the opportunity to get back on the water to help new rowers also learn and enjoy the sport. 

Novice Men's Coach

         Hannah Skarli

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The Forest Hills Central rowing team practices out of the Forest Hills Boathouse located at 8400 Grand River Drive at Le Blanc Row.

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PO Box 960

Ada, MI 49301

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