John Knies
John  Knies


Philadelphia, PA

High School:
La Salle College HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200


Pre-Business Administration


Men’s Rowing Races Brown and Dartmouth on Saturday

Colonials to take on pair of teams on the Seekonk River


Men’s Rowing Heads to Boston for Spring Debut

Colonials to face No. 2 Harvard and No. 10 Cornell in series of races on Saturday


Men’s Rowing Wraps Up Fall Schedule

Colonials prepare for competitive spring season

At GW: SAAC Men's Rowing Representative... Leadership Academy

Summer 2017: Raced ocean surf boats for the Cape May Beach Patrol...finished tenth at the South Jersey Lifeguard Championship as a rookie.

2016-17 Season: Sat two seat of the second varsity eight for the whole season that swept the 2017 George Washington Invitational and defeated Columbia and Navy... won the second-level final at the Eastern Sprints Regatta (5:42.980) to finish 7th the IRA Regatta, Knies helped the boat to a sixth-place finish in the second-level final (6:03.446) for a national ranking of 12th.

High School/Club: Rowed at La Salle College High School under Anthony Mieczkowski... earned three varsity letters...won the Navy Day Regatta in first ever race... two time All Philadelphia Catholic League...two second place finishes in the Philadelphia City Championships...earned fifth place in the varsity eight at Stotesbury Cup Regatta as a senior... two time La Salle triathlon champion.

Personal: Born John Taylor Knies on 07/26/1997... son of Joan and David Knies... twin sister Maggie rows at Loyola University Maryland... attended La Salle College High School... enjoys improving his physical fitness... intended major is Business Administration with Concentrations in Finance and Sports Management.

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