Who We Are
Director of Counseling
Coxswain Coaching Associate
Since joining the Sparks’ team in 2010, Leanne Davis has guided countless families through the rowing recruiting and college admissions process. Before becoming a counselor, she navigated the recruiting system as a coach for several college programs across the country, including her previous position as head women's recruiter for the George Washington University women's rowing program. She also spent many years coaching junior rowing. This unique background enables her to understand the intricacies and subtle nuances of recruiting from all aspects. Additionally, she is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Assocation, which is the professional associate for college counselors.
Leanne holds a Graduate Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is currently completing an M. Ed. in Higher Education Administration with a Policy and Finance concentration. She is also a proud graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a B.S. in Political Science and became a naval officer. Whether she’s piloting CH-46 Chinook helicopters or counseling families through the admissions process, Leanne emphasizes the singular tenant to always operate in the most efficient and effective ways.
The Patriot League - Assistant Rowing Coach
High School Head Rowing Coach
Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association
United States Naval Academy, B.S.
The George Washington University, M.Ed. (2018)
Higher Education Administration with Policy and Finance Concentration
The University of California Los Angeles, Certificate
Re-certifies on the NCAA recruiting examination annually