Who Is Rower’s Edge

Maura Schoenfeld Glandorf

Maura Schoenfeld Glandorf

Maura is a graduate of Boston College and a CPA in Massachusetts. Prior to forming Rower’s Edge, Maura served as parent coordinator and liaison for Community Rowing Boston (CRI) Competitive Youth Team which included guidance for parents, rowers and coxswains on the college recruiting process. Maura was Treasurer and served on the board of CRI from 2008-2012.  She currently is a member of the Parent Advisory Board of Unigo.com, a student created resource about college and college life.   Her  three daughters rowed for Yale University and University of Virginia and have won 5 NCAA titles.

email: mauraatrowersedgedotcom
phone: 1 (617) 680-4801

Gail Fradin Silberstein

Gail Fradin Silberstein

Gail is a graduate of Brandeis University and Boston College Law School. Gail’s two daughters were coxswains at Dartmouth College and at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to forming Rower’s Edge, Gail served as parent coordinator and liaison for Community Rowing Boston (CRI) Competitive Youth Team. Gail also created the curriculum, coordinated and presented “Rowing 101”-a series of classes for parents new to rowing and served as advisor to rowers, coxswains and parents in the college recruiting process. Gail has been an annual featured speaker on “College Recruiting” at USRowing Annual Conventions.

email: gailatrowersedgedotcom
phone: 1 (617) 721-5789



Maura and Gail have over 20 years of combined experience in successfully providing college recruiting guidance, support and advice to rowers, coxswains and their parents. They are uniquely qualified to provide the essential support which parents find invaluable throughout the entire college recruiting process.

Rowers Edge is pleased to donate its services to G-Row (Girls Row) Boston and Boys Row Boston which are rowing programs for urban youth in the Boston school system.


Rower’s Edge is pleased to partner with Xeno Muller, Mary Whipple  who will provide personalized coaching for both rowers and coxswains.  Carolyn Glandorf joins us as NCAA compliance and recruiting advisor.

Xeno Müller

Xeno Müller

Xeno is an Olympic gold and silver medalist and Olympic record holder in the single scull. As a member of the Brown University

crew, he was undefeated in collegiate rowing, winning the Eastern Sprints, I.R.A., and the Henley Royal Regatta. As a club rower, Xeno won 12 national championships, the Crash-B indoor rowing world championship and three silver medals at the elite world championship in the single scull.

Xeno specializes in slow motion digital stroke analysis. By sending in your digital recording of your rowing stroke you receive a frame by frame commentary of every aspect of your rowing stroke and a list of specific technical drills which improve your technical deficiencies. You will also receive a personalized one month training program to follow or use as reference in conjunction with your club program.

http://www.xenorowingcoach.com    phone: 1 (949) 400-7630

Mary Whipple

Mary Whipple

Mary has been the coxswain for the United States Women’s eight for the past nine years. Mary coxed the 2004 Olympic eight to a Silver medal and steered the eight to three World Championship titles in 2006, 2007 and 2010 as well as  Gold medal performances at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics.

Mary is available for private coxswain coaching to improve technical and motivational skills. She will review and provide feedback on individual practice and race tapes. If you are interested in getting more information, please feel free to contact Mary:


Carolyn Glandorf

Carolyn GlandorfCarolyn was a DI rowing coach and NCAA recruiting coordinator at Georgetown University from 2015 to 2018. While there, she received a Masters degree in Sports Management. As recruiting coordinator, Carolyn was responsible for recruiting coxswains, lightweights and openweights for the team. She worked with Georgetown admissions advisor to balance grades, SAT/ACT score and the strength of their schedule to find the athletes who would succeed academically at Georgetown and be strong contributors to the DI rowing team. 

While at Georgetown, she coached the varsity 4+ to the team’s first ever medals at their championships, silver in 2017 and gold in 2018. 

Prior to Georgetown, Carolyn coached at Boston College, Boston Latin School and Boston University. 

Carolyn attended the University of Virginia from 2008-2012. She graduated with a B.A. in history and psychology. She was a member of the 2010 and 2012 DI Rowing National Championship team earning a silver medal in the 4+ in 2012.