About TAMUG Sailing Team

About the Team

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ernie Estes

Professor of Oceanography and Marine Sciences
Phone: (409) 740-4599
E-mail: estese@tamug.edu

More than 40 years sailing experience


Coach: Gerard Coleman

Senior Lecturer, Marine Engineering Technology
Phone: (409) 740-4856
E-mail: colemang@tamug.edu

Member of U.S. Sailing Team, 1993-1995
Second Place in U.S. Olympic Trials
Alternate to 1988 and 1996 Olympics
Intercollegiate All American (3 years), US Naval Academy


Team Captains

Captain- Paige Meineke; email: paige.meineke@gmail.com
Co-Captain- Michael Sager; email: m.sager14@gmail.com


Team Assets:

Enthusiastic students
18 Collegiate 420s
5 Collegiate FJs
5 Lasers
Sailing Center


Development Plans:

Recruitment of interested students and sailors
Community Sailing Program
Involvement with Sea Scout Base Galveston