Summer rowing programs

Summer rowing can be great fun and is a terrific opportunity to get lots of “miles” on the water.  There are a variety of rowing camps that offer summer experience.  Every rower and coxswain should think about the program that best works for them.  There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to […]

One Popular Misconception

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding rowing and recruiting. We are hearing from some parents who heard (from who -they do not know)  that just because their son or daughter is a member of a rowing team in high school, that this will mean that they will get recruited and/or make it easier for […]

Social life takes a distant 3rd

Junior spring is one of the toughest seasons for rowers/coxswains.  You need to stay on top of your schoolwork since your grades and test scores are an important part of your college application.  Race performance is also important since this is what will get the attention of the college coaches. While you can take  some […]

Academics are equally important as rowing

Academics are critically important and can determine where you may or may not get recruited. While coaches can be very encouraging to a potential recruit, it is the admissions office which admits students not the coaches. A recruit needs to meet the school’s academic admissions standards in order to get recruited. Many coaches, through years […]