Andy Foltz
Andy  Foltz

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Western Washington


Golden Gopher Rowing Tryouts

Interested students can attend meetings at the U of M Boathouse on Sept. 3 or 4.


Minnesota Rowing to Host Junior Day

The event will take place on June 29th.


Catching Up With Coaches Wendy Davis and Andy Foltz

Getting the inside scoop before the Gophers host Wisconsin on Sunday


Gophers Unite to "Conquer the Bank" for Many Reasons

The rowing team ran the stairs at TCF Bank Stadium.


Golden Gophers Wrap Up Fall Season in Impressive Fashion

Minnesota posts six top-five finishes at the Head of the Iowa.


Andy Foltz enters his second season with the Gopher rowing program, where he serves as the team's novice coach.

Prior to his position at Minnesota, Foltz served as a volunteer coach and a graduate assistant with the University of Washington. As a volunteer with the Huskies, Foltz assisted with the novice coaching and helped develop training plans for on and off water workouts. While at Washington, the Second Novice Eight, which he coached, earned a win against powerhouse Washington State, as well as a win at the Windermere Cup. During the 2008-09 season as a graduate assistant, Foltz coached the Third and Fourth Novice Eight boats and assisted with the 2N8. Along with his coaching abilities, Foltz also assisted with recruiting, coaches clinics. During his time with the Huskies, the novice team had two undefeated seasons and had two Pac-10 championships in the First novice Eight.

Foltz also was the assistant junior girls coach with the Sammamish Rowing Association in 2007-08. During that time, he coached the Varsity Lightweight 8+, 4+ and 2x to National Championship qualifications in 2008 as well as coaching multiple boats to silver medals at the US Rowing NW Regional Championships. Under his tutelage, the club's Junior Varsity 4 also won a gold medal at regional championships.

Foltz graduated from Western Washington in 2007 with an undergraduate degree in exercise and sport science with a sport psychology specialization. He went on to earn a master's degree in intercollegiate athletic leadership from Washington in 2009.


World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday


Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.

Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team


2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday

Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens


Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.

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