Visit schools during down time

  While visiting schools is time consuming, it is critically important to the recruiting process.  We know that it is hard to find the time to make the visits during racing season so we suggest using the non-racing season to make as many visits as you can.  For those of you in the colder climates, […]

Polls are a useful tool

The best way to use the polls is as one of many tools to gather information about rowing programs. Remember that programs can change from year to year with the addition of new recruiting classes as well as any change of  coaching that may occur. We like to look at all the polls listed on […]

Being a woman athlete has positive influence on hiring decisions

Report by the EY Women Athletes Business Network and espnW find that most top women executives played sports in college and that being an athlete may accelerate leadership and career potential. http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/10/research-more-than-half-of-female-execs-were-college-athletes/ http://www.ey.com/GL/en/Newsroom/News-releases/news-female-executives-say-participation-in-sport-helps-accelerate–leadership-and-career-potential

NCAA Recruiting Chart

NCAA Recruiting rules are complicated and can be confusing for a prospect.  Recent rule changes are often misinterpreted by prospect and their parents.  Recruiting rules are different for different sports and are different for D I, D II and D III programs.   The following chart gives a good  outline of the rules that apply […]

Patience is a virtue

  Junior rowers and coxswains often look at more senior members of their teams and lose sight of the hard work and many seasons of rowing/coxing that it takes to get into the most competitive boats on a team.  For rowers and coxswains who are early in their career-be sure to give yourself the time […]