Rowing Camps and Recruiting

By Sparks Editorial Staff | May 17, 2019

We get a lot of questions about the recruiting benefits of institutional (short term) rowing camps. In other sports, attending an institution’s camp is one way to gain recruiting interest. However, in rowing this is not generally the case....

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...