Fuchs has a diverse rowing background, coaching and rowing with many different teams across the US. She graduated from the University of Rochester in New York, majoring in Computational Biology. While there, she was the captain of the women's team and rowed all four years in their top varsity 8+.
She coached at various high school and masters clubs in Rochester while completing her undergraduate degree. She fell in love with the sport in high school where she raced in sculling boats in Northern New Jersey. She has also rowed at Community Rowing Inc. in Boston and Seattle Rowing Center.
In addition to serving as the second assistant for Catholic Rowing, Fuchs also serves as the head women's coach for Montgomery Boat Club.