Our coaches have devoted decades to the sport of rowing, and as a result, we offer YOU the opportunity to sit at the table with experienced, successful coaches and administrators who have been involved in the sport longer than your rowers have been alive. Our goal is to expand your professional network, equip you with the resources you need to enhance your skills, and provide the necessary education to ensure your long-term sustainability and the overall advancement of our profession.
We remain committed to providing a supportive environment for coaches to collaborate and empower one another. We understand the importance of working together towards our shared goal, as our collective success depends on it. Together, we can ensure our continued growth and advancement of rowing at the collegiate level.
With the ever-changing landscape of collegiate rowing, the CRCA is committed to continuing to grow the sport of rowing at the collegiate level and beyond. We recognize the important opportunities that rowing has to empower the next generation of leaders, well beyond their time as student-athletes. The CRCA provides a critical link in bringing together generations of rowers, alumni, coaches, and other stakeholders to build a network of bold, fearless leaders to keep rowing relevant.
We work to protect the programs we have in addition to our efforts to grow the total number of rowing programs across the country.
The CRCA stays actively engaged in the conversation and takes part in the decision-making process in the areas that affect YOU, your staff and your student-athletes.
We are your community.
We are your source for education
We are your advocates.
We are your team of support.
We understand the importance of working together towards our shared goal, as our collective success depends on it. Together, we can ensure our continued growth and advancement of rowing at the collegiate level.
By providing a supportive environment for coaches to collaborate and empower one another, we will expand your professional network, equip you with the resources you need to enhance your skills, and provide the necessary education to ensure YOUR long-term sustainability and the overall advancement of our profession.another.
We are your direct link to the NCAA, USRowing, ICAC and USOPC. We elevate your voice at the table with the decision-makers affecting our sport.
Without a membership, you miss out on educational webinars, networking opportunities, regional coaches calls, and free access to career guidance, contract negotiation, and advice for Incidents or situations involving student-athletes/administrators.
Non-members miss out on the opportunity to provide feedback for: proposed legislation, suggestions to improve to the SA experience, and opportunities to receive guidance to continue to grow your sport.
We are always thinking strategically about what we are going to invest in and provide to our membership to guarantee that your ROI is multiples in value over what you’ve paid to join.
Our benefits are designed to help YOU succeed.
The Academy of Future Coaches, presented by King Racing Shells, is designed for current seniors and recently graduated student-athletes interested in pursuing a career in collegiate coaching. The Academy of Future Coaches will provide a comprehensive training program that covers a range of topics essential to success in the collegiate women’s coaching profession. By offering this training, the Academy is not only creating stronger candidates for coaching programs but also helping to increase interest in the profession. This is important because having a diverse pool of coaches with varied experiences and perspectives can lead to more innovative and effective coaching strategies.
The continuing education committee is excited to announce the expansion of the mentoring program to include new coaches in their 1st -4th year of Full-Time collegiate coaching) in addition to current graduate assistant coaches. (Note – those interested in participating that fall outside the 1st-4th year window are still highly encouraged to apply! Mentoring can be an incredibly valuable resource for coaches at all stages of their careers.
Our goal is to help to build a stronger coaching community, promote professional growth and development, and support coaches in their personal and professional lives.
Every month, coaches have the opportunity to join a zoom call with other coaches in their region (DI) or Division (DII and DIII). Not only does this provide a continual networking opportunity, it provides a supportive environment for coaches to collaborate and empower one another. It also makes sure every member has a voice and a direct line to the CRCA Board of Directors.
The CRCA Sustainability Committee is highly engaged and one of the most pro-active committees within the CRCA. We work to protect the rowing programs currently in the NCAA, plus we focus our efforts to grow the total number of Rowing Programs across the country. When your program faces a potential a threat of being eliminated, or for programs that have been cut, the Sustainability Committee is here, ready to help keep your program alive and get it to thrive.
The Committee also continually evaluates all of our current programs, and provides a toolkit that can be utilized for future needs and to help coaches grow awareness of their program status.
The Sustainability Committee is here to help YOU, don’t miss out having this powerful team on your side.