Victoria McGee joined the Duke rowing staff as an assistant coach in August of 2016.
During her debut season in Durham, McGee worked with the Blue Devils’ 3V8. The boat started the year with a win at the Carolina Cup, defeating North Carolina and Clemson with a time of 7:05.5. McGee helped the crew place fifth in the Clemson Invitational B Final, crossing the line in 7:41.270. In the ACC Championship Petite Final, McGee’s group finished in 6:58.599 to defeat Boston College (7:04.398) and Miami (7:19.226).
A 2016 graduate of the University of North Carolina, McGee was a three-year member of the Tar Heels’ varsity rowing squad. She joined the program after making the novice squad as a freshman following a tryout for the team.
McGee was a member of the Tar Heels’ varsity eight for her three years on the top team. The V8 qualified for the ACC Petite Final during her senior year, when she filled the three seat, finishing the race in 6:56.891. McGee’s V8 was also named the ACC Crew of the Week on March 29, 2016, after defeating Georgetown and West Virginia in separate races.
McGee graduated from North Carolina with a double major in exercise and sport science and psychology, and a minor in coaching education. While on campus, she participated in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Leadership Lab program and served as a CREED mentor, helping freshman student-athletes adjust to college life.