ResizedImage100100 IRL Seal   ResizedImage100105 USCCE NCACE Accredited Program LogoThe Advanced Certificate in Rowing Leadership at the Institute for Rowing Leadership ("The IRL") is an intensive, one-year coaching education program hosted at CRI.  It is designed to give our students learning opportunities to achieve the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a master rowing coach. The IRL is the only coaching education program for rowing accredited at any level in the United States.  And, it is among only five of coach education programs that have received highest status (Level 5) certification for coaching education excellence.

Interested in what it's like to be at the IRL and what it's like making rowing your full time career after graduation? Checkout our new content below and apply today!

New Content: "Applying the Ideal Plan to the reality of your rowing program"

(Interview with IRL Alumni George Munger - Class of 2015, Head Coach Tufts University Men and Tom Siddall - Class of 2019, Assistant Coach Tufts University Men)

CLASS OF 2021 - Last Call for Applications!

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Apply today!

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

Orientation: July 1, 2020     Classes Start: July 6, 2020 

Download the Course Catalogue: Download Here

Download the Class of 2021 Application: Download Here

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The Institute For Rowing Leadership is accredited at the highest level (5) offered by USCCE-NCACE and is the only accredited US Coaching Education Program for the sport of rowing in the world.

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