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Robbie Daniel BIO:Entering his first regatta at age 12, Robbie Daniel has enjoyed four decades of multihull sailing, racing, coaching, and winning multiple National Titles in multiple multihull classes. As a member of the US Sailing Team for 15 years and an Olympic Level Coach of 24 years, he knows the tacks and tactics of competing at the highest levels. Robbie currently is the Head Coach of Red Gear Racing. Through Red Gear Racing he provides private coaching including Olympic Level racing, and holds Multihull Clinics and Training Camps around the world.

Robbie Daniel is from Clearwater, Florida and has a long history of competitively sailing catamarans as well as coaching a variety of sailors and Olympic Teams. His accomplishments include four Olympic Campaigns, 1999 Pre-Olympic US Representative in Greece and 2006 Pre-Olympic US Representative in China, Olympic coaching experience, US Sailing Team member for 15 years and numerous National and International titles. Robbie was ranked #1 in the US going into two Olympic Trials. Although Robbie was  a top contender for the U. S. Olympic team for more than a decade, his campaigns were plagued with funding issues that  led to crew turnover before his Olympic goals could be successfully completed.


Since campainging, Robbie has coached a variety of teams for several Olympic Games including USA, Cayman Islands, China, Belgium, Germany, Brazil, Bermuda and Canada.

Matthew Whitehead who is a Florida native with a life-long passion for sailing. At a young age, he excelled as a catamaran sailor with the Red Gear Racing program and has had experience ranging from Hobie Cats to America's Cup wing-sailed hydrofoilers. Matthew is a 4-time F18 Youth World Champion as well as the 2015 F18 National Champion. In addition to campaigning for the 2016 Olympics in the Nacra 17 Class, Matthew has competed in the World Match Race Tour, the Extreme Sailing Series, M32 World Tour and the Red Bull Youth America's Cup. Matthew is also a charter yacht captain and has sailed in various destinations around the world such as Greece, Tahiti, and the British Virgin Islands.

Matthew Monts who grew up sailing in South Carolina and now attends Eckerd College. He has had extensive racing experience in dinghies, cats, and keelboats. He was named an alternate athlete for the 2018 Youth Worlds and the Youth Olympics in the Nacra 15. While sailing with the Red Gear Racing program, he participated in the US Sailing Olympic Development Program and Nacra 15 class, raced in the 2018 F18 World Championship, and won the 2019 F16 National Championship. At Eckerd College, he was a member of the Eckerd College Varsity Sailing Team and qualified for the 2023 College Sailing National Championship.

Hunter Stunziis from Marblehead, MA, and attends the College of Charleston. Hunter has a strong sailing background including three time member of Collegiate Varsity Sailing Team, two-time US Sailing Team member, 2001 US Youth Multihull Champion, Youth World Championship participant and most recently winner of the 2006 Alter Cup Multihull National Championship with Robbie Daniel. Hunter has also competed extensively in Europe from 2001-2004 as well as completed two Bermuda Ocean Races.

Enrique Rodriquez is a Miami firefighter who trains as a crew back-up for the team. Enrique has sailed one campaign with Robbie and filled in last minute in two other campaigns. He has an extensive Tornado history spanning the last 10 years and is a US Sailing Team member.

Dr. Gary Chu is a Racine, Wisconsin dentist who also trains as a crew back-up for the team. Dr. Chu has 20 years of experience sailing Tornados. He has sailed many races with Robbie as well as previously participated in his own campaign for the Olympics and is a US Sailing Team member .

Jill Nickerson is the team manager and one of the team US Sailing level 3 coaches. She has worked with the team since beginning in 1994. Her managing and coaching experience includes working with several of the international teams in the World team partnership.

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