Rowing and Recruiting Services

By Sparks Editorial Staff | May 1, 2014

The NCAA defines a recruiting service as a firm that provides information on “potential student athletes” (PSAs) to “member institutions”(college programs). Essentially, recruiting services act as third party facilitators...

College Program Budgets & Why They Matter (or not)

By Ryan Sparks | April 22, 2014

If you have an opinion here, we're happy to hear it. WASHINGTON, DC - Every year, athletic departments across the US are required to submit numbers including athletically related financial aid, recruiting budgets, and specific team...

College Rowing and Coxing Scholarships

By Sparks Editorial Staff | April 5, 2014

The collegiate athletic scholarship has long been a mark of pride for those that receive it and their families – especially in an esteemed sport like rowing. However, there are a number of assumptions about coxing & rowing scholarships...