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



Domenic Re, President (Outgoing)

Year: Senior

Hometown: Newport Beach, California




Julianna Lee, President (Incoming)

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Winnetka, Illinois




David Aldian, Regatta Captain

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Brick Township, New Jersey




Liz Day, Recruitment Chair

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Sudbury, Massachusetts




Austin Tipp, Practice Captain

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Del Mar, California




Jack Dyment, Treasurer

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Greenwich, Connecticut




Lawson Buckley, Social Chair

Year: Freshman

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