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Your Progress is Important

This is the critical winter training season for many high school rowers. Critical because this is the best season to focus on improving the all important erg score. While it is beneficial to have an ultimate erg score goal, it is also very important is to continue to improve each time you “test”. Analysis of […]

Doing research will pay off

The first step in the recruiting process involves figuring out how to direct your college search. The best way to start the process is to gather information about the various colleges and rowing programs that might be a good “match” for you. At the same time, it is important to take your academics and rowing […]

Academics make a difference

College coaches want motivated student athletes.  This motivation can be demonstrated both athletically and academically. Plan your high school courses wisely. The academic courses you pick in your junior and senior year of high school can indicate your ability to push yourself academically but may also demonstrate your academic interests. Recruiting is very competitive and […]

Information gathering is essential

Many of our clients want to send emails to coaches at schools which they have never visited and about which they really have no information. They often feel an urgency about starting to communicate so that they can be “ahead of the pack”. Success in recruiting is not about being first to communicate with a […]

Make the most of Official visits

Official visits are a great way to get an inside look at a rowing team as well as the life of a student athlete in college. Just as there are many varieties and different “cultures” among academic institutions, there are just as many variations among rowing teams. It is important to look beyond the excitement […]