What We Do
Parent of Student-athlete at University of Pennsylvania
Our family engaged Rower’s Edge to advise us in connection with our daughter’s college application process in the hope of her being recruited as a coxswain at a top 20 college. Although our daughter is the youngest of four children, we had never encountered the issues and protocols for athletic recruitment and didn’t have any basis for planning and executing a successful college application strategy designed to help our daughter be recruited to the college of her choice. We weren’t even sure what the “college of her choice” ought to be. Gail and her partner were professional in every respect. They are experts in navigating through the process, kept us as parents informed and (mostly) calm, helped our daughter develop a rower’s resume, instructed us regarding college visits, reviewed and guided communications with coaches, assisted in selecting summer rowing camps and clubs to help improve her technique, discussed with us rowing programs of various universities to refine selection criteria and pretty much everything else that popped up or was relevant in being successful.
We have the highest regard for Rower’s Edge’s integrity, their ability to keep all matters confidential and, ultimately, helping us achieve the outcome we had aspired to. We recommend Rower’s Edge without reservation and without hesitation.
Parent of Student-Athlete at University of Michigan
Gail offered us tremendous coaching on the key elements of getting our daughter into the school of her choice. This was no easy accomplishment. She truly knows what it takes to get in, what the team and school cultures are like and how to prepare kids to shine from the beginning (initial visits and emails to coaches) through the busy summer season. She also knows how to prioritize visits and key touch points from the official visits to signing the deal. All in all I couldn’t be happier with the process and the outcome. Hiring Rower’s Edge early in the process is a must do if you want to scale up and help your athlete get into the most appropriate and competitive programs.
Parent of Student-athlete at Yale
Gail and Maura scheduled calls around our availability and we were amazed at how responsive and flexible they were to our needs. Gail’s assistance was invaluable, especially when it came to trying to figure out our son’s chances of securing a spot in one of the top three programs in which he had the greatest interest. Gail and Maura helped our son with each step in the process: from initial communication with coaches at the schools to the all important final days in when our son had to navigate official visits and finally, multiple offers.