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Andrew M. Harris

Posted: August 10, 2006

Recipient of the Independence Foundation Chair
The school’s first endowed faculty chair
Established by the Independence Foundation

I enjoy many aspects of my work at St. Mark’s, but none more than coaching the girls’ varsity crew. Properly executed, the rowing stroke is fluid, natural, and efficient. Thus coaching is largely a matter of removing impediments, progressively improving a series of movements that rowers are equipped and motivated to perfect. It is my favorite form of teaching.