HIGH SCHOOL/POTENTIAL TRANSFER STUDENTS
If you are a high school student who would like to be recruited to row at GW, please fill out our recruiting questionnaire. Note that there are two parts to the questionnaire. In Step 1 you provide name, graduation year, email address and in Step 2 you provide information that we find important.
No Experience? None Needed!
Each fall the GW Rowing team holds tryouts for those interested in excelling at a varsity sport. Tryouts are intended for highly motivated and talented freshmen athletes from other sports who want to explore rowing as a part of your four year college experience. The commitment to join the team is significant--training 6 days per week, travelling during weekends, breaks and holidays, and remaining on campus through June annually for the Division I National Rowing Championships. Please contact Assistant Coach Tom Guncik at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about walking on to the team.
ABOUT GW MEN'S ROWING
The men's rowing team at The George Washington University is a varsity program that is a member of the prestigious Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges (EARC) Sprints League. The team competes in head races such as the Head of the Charles during the fall season and sprint races such as the EARC Eastern Sprints and IRA National Championship regattas in the spring.
Every April for the past 25 years, the GW men's and women's rowing teams host the George Washington Invitational - the largest collegiate rowing competition in the Washington metropolitan area. The regatta attracts thousands of spectators to the banks of the Potomac River at the peak of the Cherry Blossom Festival and in recent years has welcomed international crews in addition to collegiate teams.
Thompson Boat Center - located a few minutes' walk from campus on the banks of the Potomac River, the Thompson Boat Center houses the team's rowing shells and offers access to nearly limitless stretches of calm water.
Charles E. Smith Center - located in the heart of GW's Foggy Bottom Campus, the recently renovated Charles E. Smith Center is the year-round home for GW Rowing. Amenities include the erg room, weight training facilities, the Carbonell Academic Support Center, and Department of Sports Medicine. The Charles E. Smith Center is key to the success of our student-athletes. If you are interested in seeing more about team, please check out our Virtual Media Guide.
Men's Rowing Places 15th at IRA National Championship
SACRAMENTO - All three entries either tied or beat their respective seeding as the George Washington men's rowing team concluded its 2017 season on Sunday...
Men's Rowing: IRA Championship Day 1 Recap
SACRAMENTO - The George Washington men's rowing team saw its three entries compete in a total of six races on the opening day of the Intercollegiate Rowing ...
Men's Rowing Sends Three Boats to IRA National Championship
ON THE LINE: The George Washington men's rowing team will send three boats to this weekend's 115th Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National...
Men's Rowing Turns in Historic Showing at Eastern Sprints
WORCESTER, Mass. - The George Washington men's rowing team had all three boats outperform seeding with a trio of Petite Finals appearances at the Eastern...
Men's Rowing Wraps Regular Season on Sunday
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. - The George Washington men's rowing team wrapped its regular season on Sunday afternoon with a series of races against Navy, Columbia and...
Men's Rowing Sweeps Georgetown and Rutgers on Saturday
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's rowing team took to its home waters for the second time in three weeks and won all four races against Georgetown and...
Men's Rowing Dedicates Shell to Late Oarsman
The George Washington men's rowing team was joined by the family and friends of the late Nick Upton to dedicate a racing shell in his honor prior to last...
Men's Rowing Wins Carr Bowl at GW Invite
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's rowing team won five races and totaled 66 points to win the Oliver T. Carr Bowl for the second time in program...