Leadership

There are a number of leadership opportunities within the Trojan Archery Club. The President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Team Captain positions are elected each year in April for the following academic year. Other positions are appointed by the elected Executive Board.

Both undergraduate and graduate students are able to run for positions so long as position requirements are met.

Club members also have the opportunity to gain instructor certifications through the nationally recognized USA Archery program.

Our 2018-2019 Officers

DanDaniel Kwasniewski, President (Certified L4 Coach)

Dan is a Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry.
He shoots Olympic Recurve and his favorite boba drink
flavor is honey oolong tea.

 

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Brandon Chung, Vice President/Media & Communications Chair (Certified L2 Instructor)

Brandon is a junior majoring in English and Communications. He shoots Olympic Recurve and his favorite color is green.

 

AlexAlexandra Aloia, Barebow Captain (Certified L2 Instructor)

Alex is a Ph.D. student in Chemistry. She shoots Barebow and her favorite boba drink flavor is pomegranate green tea.

 

 

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Michelle DeMers, Olympic Recurve Captain (Certified  L1 Instructor)

Michelle is a freshman majoring in Biochemistry. She shoots Olympic Recurve and her favorite color is mint green.

 

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Grace O’Rourke, Secretary 

Grace is a junior majoring in Computer Science. She shoots Compound and her favorite boba drink flavor is taro.

 

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Laurel Paxton, Treasurer (Certified L2 Instructor)

Laurel is a Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering. She shoots Olympic Recurve and her favorite color is blue.

 

 

HuyHuy Phan, Director of Education (Certified L2 Instructor)

Huy is a Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry. He shoots Olympic Recurve and his favorite boba drink flavor is Thai iced tea.

 

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Justin Cheng, Media & Communications Committee

Justin is a junior majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy. He shoots Olympic Recurve and his favorite color is blue.

 

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Caesar (Mingyu) Cui, Media & Communications Committee

Caesar is a sophomore majoring in Computer Engineering and Computer Science. He shoots Barebow.

 

 

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Simon is a sophomore majoring in Human Biology. He shoots Olympic Recurve and his favorite color is mint green.

 

 

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Henry Connor, Social Events Committee (Certified L2 Instructor)

Henry is a sophomore majoring in Anthropology and Sociology. He shoots Barebow. Henry can play a mean recorder.

 

 

 

Meet our Coaches!

Coaches Terri and Jim

Terri MacQuarrie, Head Coach
President of the Pasadena Roving Archers (PRA), Terri has an impressive USA Archery Lvl 4 coaching status.

Jim MacQuarrie, Assistant Coach
Husband to our Head Coach, Jim is also an essential part of the PRA and has USA Archery Lvl 3 coaching status.

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Joe Fanchin, Assistant Coach
An alumnus of our esteemed university, Joe has garnered multiple medals on the international stage, and served as the alternate shooter for the London 2012 Olympic Archery Team.

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Brian Seagrave, Assistant Coach
Brian is the former Director of Education for the PRA, with a USA Archery Level 2 instructor status.

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Luke Dever, Assistant Coach

Luke is the PRA JOAD division Compound coach, with a USA Archery Level 3 coaching status.

Our USAA Certified Instructors

Alexandra Aloia L2
Brandon Chung L2
Henry Connor L2
Oliver Dare L2
Filipe De Almeida Araujo Vital L2
Vijay Kothapalli L2
Dan Kwasniewski L4
Laurel Paxton L2
Huy (Ethan) Phan L2
Gozde Sahin L2
Bibek Samanta L2
Simon Trinh L2
Michele DeMers L1