Brad Negaard
Negaard was a three-time national champion during his three-year career at JU. After graduating, he also coached four crew teams to national titles during his 10-year coaching career at JU. Additionally, he was also a member of the 1979 U.S. Pan American team and the '91 Master's world championship 8.

From 1987 to the present, Negaard has acted as the administrative director, active in fund raising and coaching staff support. His major contribution to the JU rowing program was giving one of the major donations to the new state of the art JU Rowing Center set to open in the fall of 2007, which is named in his honor.