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Welcome Back K-State Students!

Contact us below to set up a time to come try it out. We welcome members of all experience levels. Prior rowing experience is not required.

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Schedule

Practice Schedule

Practice during the K-State semesters is 5:15pm-7:15pm. Standard practice is Monday/Wednesday/Friday while competition practices are every weekday. Practices include on-water training rowing technique, control, and race strategy, water safety, conditioning, and strength development.

Fall 2020 (Tentative)

  • Aug 23: Boathouse Cookout (Cancelled)
  • Aug 24-Aug 28: Fall Introduction
  • Sept 26: Competition @ Head of the Des Moines (Des Moines, IA) (Cancelled)
  • Oct 3-4: Competition @ Head of the Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, OK) (Cancelled)
  • Oct 18 : Competition @ Jayhawk Jamboree (Lawrence, KS)  (Cancelled)
  • Oct 18: TBD Scrimmage
  • Nov 1: Competition @ Frostbite Regatta (Wichita, KS)
  • Dec 5: Competition @ Oxygen Optional Tournament (Manhattan, KS)

(PDF) Fall Information 

(PDF) Fall Competition Calendar

Spring 2021 (Tentative)

  • Feb 8: Competition @ Shocker Sprints (Wichita, KS)
  • Feb 20: Competition @ Kansas Open Indoor Rowing Championship (Topeka, KS)
  • Mar 7-13: Spring Break Training Camp (Waco, TX)
  • April 24 : Competition @ TBD
  • May 2: Competition @ Plains Regional Regatta (Wichita, KS)
  • May 23-27: Training at Lake Lanier, GA
  • May 28-30: Competition @ American Collegiate Rowing Association Championship (Lake Lanier, GA)

Summer 2021

  • June: TBD Local competition (Manhattan, KS)
  • July: Sunflower State Games (Topeka, KS)

History

Kansas State Men’s Crew was founded by Don Rose in 1963. Rose had been a Wisconsin coxswain and had coached at Princeton and Columbia. He came back to Manhattan and founded the Men’s Crew as the first rowing program in the Midwest.

In 1974, the Women’s Crew was founded, and the Junior (high school) crew followed in 1986. The Women’s Crew became an NCAA program in 1994 as K-State Rowing, and KSMC became co-ed for non-NCAA women.

The Men’s Crew is not sponsored by the K-State Athletics Department, but is a member of Kansas State Rowing Association, American Collegiate Rowing Association, and US Rowing Association.

Head Coach: Wesley Good