The Ivy Rowing Recruiting Question

By Sparks Editorial Staff | February 1, 2015

As a college counseling firm, we do an awful lot of speaking with parents and junior rowers. When one peruses the online forums at places like college confidential we see one similar thread in the questions we often encounter. Namely: “how...

Recruiting and Team Culture

By Sparks Editorial Staff | November 1, 2014

by Libby Peters Team culture is inarguably one of the most important elements of a successful rowing program.  As a coach, it’s great to have a handful of super-talented, highly motivated athletes, but if those individuals...

Recruiting Character - Junior and Collegiate Rowing

By Sparks Editorial Staff | November 1, 2014

The Head of the Charles is a significant point in the rowing recruiting calendar for many programs regardless of whether they attend the regatta. It is by mid-October that college programs have commitment from a handful of top-level recruits and...