|Year:||6th at MIT|
Amelia Booth returns in the 2012-13 season for her sixth year as MIT's assistant/novice lightweight women's coach. In 2011-12 she helped guided the team to a bronze medal at the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta as well as seeing the squad qualify for the IRA National Championship where the Engineers finished seventh. Other highlights for the season were a sixth-place finish at the Head of the Charles in the lightweight eight event and a third-place in the lightweight four race at the Knecht Cup. Highlighting the program’s commitment to academic success, six members of the 2012 varsity eight earned accolades as CRCA scholar-athletes.
Prior to coaching the Engineers, Booth spent three years coaching Brookline High School's novice girls, where her boats won state titles in 2004 and 2006.
Booth earned a Master's Degree in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University while coaching BU's adult recreational program. Before moving to Boston, she received her bachelor's degree in sociology from Duke University.
Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., Booth learned to row at Nichols School and West Side Rowing Club. She went on to compete as a four-year member of the varsity eight at Duke University. While at Duke, Booth was named to the All-South region team three times and won the collegiate lightweight title at CRASH-B Sprints. Booth now serves as a Board member for the Crash-B Sprints. Amelia continues to row out of Riverside Boat Club in Cambridge where she serves on the Board of Directors.