The Competitive Program consists of experienced collegiate, open and masters rowers. Our focus is on continually improving fitness and technique with a team of highly-qualified coaches in order to compete at local, regional, national and international regattas.
Register for the Competitive Program here SOON.
See upcoming schedule and sign up for sessions on the wiki.
The competitive program will be handled by a team of highly-qualified coaches working together to meet the needs of all of the program members. All Coaches will have a relatively fixed schedule and will be responsible for the overall success of the Competitive Program.
- Full age range of participants (19 and over)
- Mid-April through Head of the Charles
- Published training plans focusing on peaking for Masters Nationals and Head of the Charles
- Participant standards required (erg scores and skill) or coaches approval
- Boatings determined by coaches
- Video analysis (pending equipment)
- Organized time-trials/race pieces
- Weekly workout menu/coordination of training schedules by program director
- Pay dues and program fees
- Pay regatta entry and trailer fees
- Consistent and regular attendances at practices
- Participate in scheduled regattas
- Sign up weekly on Wiki site, 24 hours in advance
- Fulfill volunteer hours at MRC
- Participation in the Competitive program requires a program fee in addition to the club membership fee.
- Club Membership Fee: $265 Regular, $165 Collegiate
- Program Fee: tbd
Rowers must have prior racing experience and be willing to row a single at any practice (U23 exempt). The coaching team reserves the right to make program and boating selections based on a variety of standards including erg scores. To maintain the competitive nature team members are expected to complete a 2k erg score by a date TBD. Erg score must be submitted to the lead coach and include 500M splits, weight and age. This test must be observed and signed by another competitive rower.
* Lightweight Adjustment = 5 sec/500 meters
Questions? Contact our program director Amy Cichanowski: amycich at gmail.com