Further Exploring The Relationship Between International Recruiting and Team Performance

By Brian Connor | June 1, 2018

Over the course of the past several months, the Sparks research team has examined the complex relationship between international recruiting and college rowing performance. In our October 26 article, titled The Significance of International...

The Recruiting Cost of International Athletes

By Brian Connor | February 27, 2018

Through several months spent exploring the role of numerous factors in college rowing performance, the most telling and significant variable examined by the Sparks team continues to be international recruiting, especially among IRA heavyweight...

The Significance of International Recruiting in Rowing

By Brian Connor | October 20, 2017

It is no secret that top collegiate rowing teams like to recruit internationally. By broadening the pool of recruited athletes, teams can theoretically achieve greater roster depth, more effective internal competition, and ultimately more...