Defining Admissions Support for Rowing Recruits

By Sparks Editorial Staff | July 1, 2014

A large part of the presentations we sometimes give to teams deals with the various mechanisms utilized to support athletes in the admissions process. We deal with this everyday in our counseling practice – however, with the mission of...

Recruiting 2K Erg Scores

By Ryan Sparks | May 5, 2014

Whenever we give a presentation to rowing teams about the recruiting process, someone generally raises their hand and asks what are the Women’s or Men’s “Division I 2K erg times” or similar. The question...

3 Rowing Recruiting Factors to Consider (Besides Erg Score)

By Sparks Editorial Staff | May 1, 2014

by Ben O'Grady Back when I was coaching and recruiting rowers at Louisville, Florida Tech, and other programs, I always looked at three major factors beyond the usuals of erg score, height/weight, and grades. Ergs are definitely...