Morgan Reeser tells us about his role as coach to 470 sailors Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell
Reeser talks pressures and preparations, balancing training and racing and his experiences as both coach and competitor in the 470...
Morgan Reeser is a two-time 470 class Olympian and an Olympic silver medallist, having represented the USA at Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996 with Kevin Burnham, the pair claiming their silverware on their Olympic debut in Spain.
Reeser coached the Greek 470 duo of Sofia Bekatorou and Emilia Tsoulfa, who dominated the Women’s 470, winning four consecutive World Championship titles and Olympic gold at Athens 2004. After the Greek girls went their separate ways, Reeser joined the British team set-up, coaching Christina Bassadone and Saskia Clark to sixth place at Beijing 2008. He is now coaching Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell for 2012.