Rowing: a lifelong sport

Regardless of whether you are a current high school student, recent graduate who is planning on joining a college rowing team or a member of a collegiate rowing program, you will gain valuable knowledge about furthering your rowing career.  ErgKarma students are ages 14-22 and will receive information and guidance on recreational, club and collegiate rowing programs in order to help them understand the options for rowing after high school. Our coaches are experienced recruiters and will provide individual counseling to help you make important decisions regarding your future rowing career. ErgKarma students will also receive information on what to expect from rowing in college, as well as seminars from current collegiate rowers. Examples of some of the topics we will cover include:

  • What to expect from college training
  • Benefits of being a student-athlete
  • Academic resources available
  • Study Hall Requirements
  • Making a great first impression
  • Tips on how to effectively manage your time
  • Managing academics with team travel
  • Communicating with coaches/university personnel
  • Earning/Increasing athletic scholarship
  • Differences between Division I, II, III & Club Programs
  • NCAA Requirements
  •  Recruiting Time Frames
  • Step-By-Step Monthly Guidelines
  • Resume Writing
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Advice on Recommendations
  • Communicating with Coaches
  • What to Expect on an Official Visit/Unofficial Visit
  • Scholarship Opportunities