NCAA Suspends In-Person Recruiting Until May 31: In response to the coronavirus, the NCAA has suspended all in-person recruiting though May 31. Schools have also been asked to suspend official and unofficial visits. This time period will be treated similarly to a dead period, during which time phone calls and digital communication are still permitted. It’s possible the NCAA will decide to extend this date again. that ranks the top varsity programs in the country and the that shows coach rankings for the top club teams.
In men’s college rowing, club teams are very competitive on an annual basis, with top club teams outperforming varsity teams at national regattas and even qualifying for the Henley Royal Regatta in England (arguably the top regatta in the world) and occasionally developing future Olympic rowers. To provide a more complete snapshot of college rowing, publishes a relative estimate of how fast college crews are by including both varsity and club teams and comparing race results from across the country. While not definitive, the rankings are helpful in ballparking where teams stand. It’s not uncommon to see top club teams making an appearance in the top 25, meaning that the top club team can be ranked higher than 60+ varsity teams.
Additionally, to determine which rowing teams offer the best fit athletically and academically, you’ll want to reference the NCSA Power Rankings, included below.