Phase 2: Nationals Development Team

June 18 to July 15, 2018. This selection team trains at CRI to compete at the Club National Championships

Program Description

  • Highly competitive environment that brings athletes from around the US together to train as a team for the USRowing Club National Championships.
  • The fundamental belief at CRI is that championship-level results are achieved through a championship-level process.
  • Participants are pushed not only to develop skill and fitness, but overall athletic maturity.

Key Dates

  • Sunday, June 17th: Move-in Day for out of town athletes.

  • Monday, June 18: Program begins. During the first week, athletes not attending school will be expected to attend both the morning and evening practices.  Athletes still in school will be expected to attend the evening sessions.  

  • Practice times for the week of June 18 only: 8:30am to 11:00am and 4:00pm to 6:30pm.  

  • The following weeks practice schedule will be: 8:30am to 11:00am and 2:00pm to 4:30pm.

  • Tuesday, July 3: AM practice ONLY for all squads. PM off!

  • Wednesday July 4: No Practice.  

  • Thursday July 5: Both AM and PM practices will be held!

  • Monday, July 9: Team departs for Club Nationals, Cherry Hill, NJ

  • Sunday, July 15: Team returns from Club Nationals.  Approximately 11pm

    • Local athletes are expected to be picked up from CRI.  
    • Athletes in camp housing should plan flight/transportation departures for Monday, July 7/16/18
    • Athletes continuing on to the Henley Performance will be returned to Lasell College Housing

Practice Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30-11am / 2-4:30pm

Wednesday, Saturday: 8:30-11am

Program Cost

The program costs vary for rowers who currently row at CRI for the 2018 spring season and those who are not currently enrolled in the program. Program costs include coaching, travel, apparel, and facility costs.  As part of all registrations for CRI programs, participants will be asked to pay the 2018 Facility Fee  ($189) in addition to program registrations. 

2018 CRI Rowers: $3,950

Non-CRI Rowers: $4,950

Housing is offered separately for this program. Athletes from out of town must register for both the program of their choice and housing. Please note there is no financial assistance available for housing.

Financial Aid Information:

  • Financial assistance is available at the time when the applicant has been accepted, admitted and is then sent a registration email by CRI.  
  • Requests for financial assistance are not a determining factor for any athlete’s registration by CRI.   
  • For additional questions, please reach Nonna Giunta, Director of Programs - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important Performance Thresholds

  • U19 Women: 7:50 and under
  • U17 Women: 8:20 and under
  • U19 Men: 6:50 and under
  • U17 Men: 7:10 and under

If you are close to these thresholds or have experienced extenuating circumstances, please feel free to reach the primary coach of the respective program to which you are applying.  The program is not available for U23 athletes (anyone turning 19 in the 2018 calendar year is ineligible for U19 competition).  

FOR U23 INFORMATION, please reach Eddy Mog at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Each rower will receive a CRI racing tank, long sleeve shirt, and a team racing hat. Rowers will need to acquire a comfortable black pair of spandex as part of their racing uniform.

Key CRI Staff Supporting the 2018 CYS Program

Throughout the year we are fortunate to a few people, Beatrice Sims, Tara Coleran, and Nonna Giunta, who do an excellent job helping to manage our team logistics. Below, you’ll find a list of areas they can help you in if questions should arise. Please do your best to speak to the correct person for each area.Tr

Beatrice Sims - Travel and Equipment Manager  

Please contact Beatrice for questions about the following…

  • Bus travel/travel for overnight regattas
  • Hotel for overnight regattas
  • Group catered meals on overnight regattas 
  • Allergy/special diet concerns (note: on both lists)

Tara Coleran - Controller (Accounts)

Dues / payments

Nonna Giunta - Director of Programming

Registration questions and process


Coaching Staff

Athlete Code of Conduct

Application and Registration Links

Registration Information for Summer Nationals & Canadian Henley


U-19 Boys CYS 2018 Application

U-19 Girls CYS 2018 Application

U-17 Boys CYS 2018 Application

U-17 Girls CYS 2018 Application