Bainbridge Island Rowing

Video Recording: Rowing in College Presentation

On February 3rd, Bruce Beall, our Director of Rowing and Boys Varsity Coach, presented an information session: Rowing in College.

This presentation was well attended and we have received several requests for the recording so decided to post it here: Rowing in College Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 810 7232 2672
Passcode: 466879

This presentation is especially important for those rising Juniors thinking about rowing in college as the recruiting process now starts your junior year. Parents highly encouraged to watch as well.

Topics covered:
– Overview of NCAA rules & terms
– Overview of scholarships and financial aid
– How “self directed” recruiting increases your chances for gaining admission
– Finding a school that fits your academic/athletic/lifestyle concerns
– Understanding the differences between NCAA Division I, II, III and Club Sports
– How Academics effect admissions: Testing and Grades
– Time commitment and overall expectations for participation on a college team
– Parent’s role in recruiting process.
– Question and Answer period

Bruce’s background: College Rowing Coach for 18 years: University of Washington, Boston University, Harvard College, MIT, University of California at Berkeley; Former international competitor (both sweep and sculling) at the World Championships, Pan American Games and the 1984 Olympics; Parent of a DI and a DIII rower