Katie Ely joined Marietta College as an assistant women's rowing coach in 2019. Katie comes to Marietta after serving as an assistant coach with the Cooper River Rowing Club and Haddon Township (New Jersey) High School. She worked with the intermediate masters rowing program at Cooper River. She spent two years primarily coaching the women’s novice program at Haddon Township. Katie rowed collegiately at Ithaca College, an NCAA Division III institution in Ithaca, New York. She was a four-year member of the women’s rowing program and served as the sculling captain her senior year.