Tom Eichler began rowing in 2002 for Monsignor Bonner High School in Philadelphia and continued to row for Columbia University. He graduated from Columbia in 2010 with a BA in psychology. While at Columbia, Tom was a member of their most successful varsity crews in recent history. Upon graduating, Tom spent a year teaching in San Diego, CA and coached with UC-San Diego’s women’s rowing squad. Prior to joining Row New York, Tom returned to New York as an assistant coach for Columbia’s women’s team.