Coach


Matt Newborn has been the Head Coach of the Villanova Sailing Team since the Spring 2011 season.  A 2010 graduate of Virginia Tech, Matt ran their sailing program during his time as a Hokie.  His extensive experience with both dingy and keel-boat sailing provides our team with exceptional coaching and leadership.  He continues to compete in many one design classes, especially V15s, as well as in many offshore regattas.


Officers 2015-2016


Julianna Lee, President

Year: Junior

Hometown: Winnetka, Illinois




David Aldian, Regatta Captain

Year: Junior

Hometown: Brick Township, New Jersey




Liz Day, Recruitment Chair

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Sudbury, Massachusetts




Austin Tipp, Practice Captain

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Del Mar, California




Jack Dyment, Treasurer

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Greenwich, Connecticut




Lawson Buckley, Social Chair

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Milton, Massachusetts



Past Officers:

  • Sarah Celone ‘13 (President)
  • Andrew Sayre ‘12 (President)
  • Katie Shimko ‘12 (President)
  • Marisa Demourkas ‘12 (Treasurer)
  • Scott Barnhill '14 (President)



Chi o's Liz Day and Juliann Lee

Lawson Bluckley and Liz  prepping for practice

Jack Dyment making bailors

Our beautiful facility at the end of a late practice


Team selfie
Shallow sailing