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NCAA Rule Changes and How They Affect You – by Carolyn Glandorf

Two rules have been changed since May of 2018 that will have a strong bearing on recruiting going forward. One pushed the unofficial visit time date to junior year while the other moved forward the official visit to the athlete’s junior year. The NCAA has claimed this rule change was meant to mimic the rest […]

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Official Visit 101 – by former college coach Carolyn Glandorf

Official visit 101 Official visits can be stressful. Most students are traveling further from home perhaps alone for the first time in their lives to impress coaches and find the right school for them. Here are some critical tips you may not think of to help you during your 48 hours on campus. Remember, it […]

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College coaches understand that all high school teams are not equal

There are many different levels of high school rowing teams across the country. Some teams have national reputations and are in the elite group of teams who are top finishers in regattas each season. Other teams are less developed, may draw from a much smaller population or are located in areas where rowing is less […]

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Coaches look beyond rowing

College coaches look at more than rowing stats when thinking about a potential recruit. They want to “know” as much about the rower/coxswain as possible to help them determine if the athlete will be a good match for the team. While rowing performance is of primary importance to a college rowing coach, recruits should understand […]

“Other” Factors in Recruiting Can Make a Difference

High school athletes who want to try to get recruited need to be proactive to “get on a coach’s radar”. Coaches are interested in fast erg scores, strong academics and good water performance. Individual schools and coaches have their own parameters for each of these categories and it is important for recruits to understand the […]