Washington Rowing will hold its annual Varsity Boat Club Banquet on Friday, March 25 to kick off the 2016 rowing season. The event will feature as its keynote speaker Blake Nordstrom, the co-president of Nordstrom and past co-chair of the Washington Rowing Board of Stewards.
Class of 1995 graduate Marcus Schneider will be inducted into the National Rowing Foundation Hall of Fame as part of the 1996 Olympic Bronze medal lightweight men's four. The 2016 induction class includes six boats, all of which won Olympic medals.
Washington Rowing, along with Windermere Real Estate, welcomes the Cuban Men's and Women's National Rowing Teams as the headlining opponent for the 30th annual Windermere Cup, scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016.
The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) has finalized the nominees for the 2016 MTR Western Sports Star of the Year, the Northwest's premier celebration of Washington sports.
UW men's crew put the finishing touches on a strong fall rowing season with dominant performances in the eights, fours and double sculls at the Head of the Lake on Saturday, Nov. 8 on the Montlake Cut.
The National Champion UW men's crew will finish up fall competition on Nov. 8 on its home course, as the Huskies will participate in the Head of the Lake. The three mile course starts in Lake Union, crosses Portage Bay, runs through the Montlake Cut and finishes in Lake Washington. Racing begins at 8 a.m. PT.
Washington men's rowing head coach Michael Callahan has been named one of Seattle's Most Influential People by the Seattle Magazine.
Washington men's rowing concluded its first regatta of the 2015-16 season, as the varsity eight took fourth in the men's championship eights and the varsity four took seventh in the men's championship fours on the second and final day of the Head of the Charles.
The five-time defending IRA National Champion UW men's crew will open its 2015-2016 season this weekend in Cambridge, Mass., at the Head of the Charles Regatta.
UW men's crew will celebrate its 2015 IRA National Championship at the Husky football game against Cal on Sep. 26, as members of the Washington men's rowing team will receive their championships rings at a pregame tailgate party at Conibear Shellhouse and the Huskies will be honored during the first half of the football game.
UW men's crew head coach Michael Callahan has named Niles Garratt as his second assistant coach, a promotion from his graduate assistant position Garratt held last year. The Huskies have also added intern assistants Kristen Brownlee and Alex Mann.
Washington men's and women's crew will be holding an open tryout for walk-ons on September 30 at 4 p.m. PT at the Conibear Shellhouse. No previous rowing experience is needed to try out.