We are recruiting rowers to build on our growing success! No prior experience is necessary and athletic experience is a plus. If you are an incoming freshman, or if you are a Whitman student who has never rowed before, consider joining us.
On Tuesday, September 10th, we held an information session about the Whitman Crew Learn-to-Row. Parents and athletes heard from coaches, current athletes, and board members as we described the program and the sport. If you missed it, you can view the slide deck here.
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Whitman Crew is one of the top DC-area competitive crew teams, with over 120 student-athlete participants, the largest sport at Whitman. Last season's women’s and men’s teams were highly competitive at the national level, with both our female and male first varsity boats earning medals at the 2019 Stotesbury Cup in Philadelphia, the biggest national regatta for high school athletes. Every year, female and male athletes go on to row at varsity and club programs at top colleges and universities. We row on the Potomac at the Thompson Boat Center at the Georgetown waterfront, alongside of other competitive programs sponsored by local public and independent schools. Our fall Learn to Row program run from mid September to late October and teaches rowing basics to interested students – freshman as well as sophomores, juniors and seniors who are new to the sport.
Practices run five days a week after school in the late afternoon, and transportation to and from Thompson Boat Center (TBC) is provided as part of your registration fee. The program culminates with a demonstration regatta in late October at the Georgetown waterfront.
All participants who register are required to have a current physical, complete the SR8 County Pre-Participation form, and take a short swim test (administered by Whitman Crew according to USRowing criteria) prior to being allowed on the water.
For more information, read the slide deck presented at the Learn-To-Row information meetings. If you have questions or would like to be on our mailing list to receive updates about our Learn To Row program that will start in the fall, email Joe Titlebaum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to see our teams in action? Watch some videos put together by prior rowers. Most of these students had never rowed a boat when they started.
Walt Whitman Crew is a competitive co-ed high school rowing club that inspires excellence for all rowers and coxswains and cultivates a team culture of respect, personal commitment, shared achievement, and passion for rowing.
When you purchase through Amazon use the link below and Whitman Crew will get a benefit too. Below are key websites you will need throughout the year for registration, training or general information beyond what our club provides our members directly.
We would like to acknowledge and thank our Platinum, Gold & Silver Sponsors for their ongoing support of Whitman Crew. If you are interested in learning more about our many sponsorship options, please visit our FOR SPONSORS page. We urge our rowing families to patronize our sponsors. Links are provided below.
OUR PLATINUM SPONSOR
GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
If you need to mail a check to Whitman Crew for a registration, contribution or other purposes please send all correspondence to:
Whitman Crew Boosters, Inc.
PO Box 135
Cabin John, MD 20818
Our Non-Profit Tax ID is: 52-1548576
If you have questions or would like more information on Whitman Crew please contact us. We thank you in advance for your inquiry.