Dylan comes to Hockaday after training at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District for four years. As a student at the University of Oklahoma, he oversaw all aspects of the men's club program for three years until his graduation in May 2019. Under his direction, the club underwent a rebranding that culminated in his and the program's first appearance at the Head of the Charles in the Men's Championship Double. Fundamental to his belief in cultivating strong relationships, Coach Chan emphasizes that rowing is a catalyst for youth as well as adults to develop lifelong memories and friendships.
In addition to being a Hockaday Assistant, Coach Chan trains and competes for Dallas Rowing Club, and works full time as an Account Manager for Hilti North America.