The SRA Junior Program is a nationally-competitive team that strives to develop exceptional and balanced student-athletes. Recent success includes more than 20 regional championship crews and four crews placing in the top ten at the USRowing Youth National Championship Regatta since 2014. SRA alumni have been recruited to row at NCAA Division I, II and III collegiate programs including Brown, Columbia, Gonzaga, MIT, Navy, Michigan, Northeastern, Oregon State, Stanford, Syracuse, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. Multiple SRA alumni have competed on the United States National Team at various levels, including Olympians Rob Munn and Hans Struzyna.
Junior Program Purpose – A unifying cause that connects and guides every coach
The purpose of the SRA junior program is to positively influence the formation of each athlete, functioning at their highest level.
Junior Program Values – Shared attributes that embody and sustain the SRA culture
Respect, Accountability, Embrace Adversity, Invest In Each Other, Celebrate The Process, Determined To Achieve Ambitious Goals
Junior Program Performance Goal – A collective team effort that includes every rower
Every rower has the opportunity to contribute to team success, culminating with the specific team goal to sweep regionals.
Prerequisites: No experience required, grade 9+, ability to attend practice 5-6 days a week.
If you are in your first year of competitive rowing, you must register for the Novice Team. All other rowers must register for the Experienced Team.
Fall Schedule: August 26 - December 13
The Fall Parent Meeting will take place on Saturday, September 7th at the Lake Washington School District Resource Center from 8:00 am - 9:30 am. Rowers are NOT required to attend - practice will take place as normal that day.
Experienced Boys: M, W, F | 3:45 - 6:45pm
Tu | 3:45 - 6:15pm
Th | OFF
Saturday |10:00am - 1:00pm
Novice Boys: M - F | 3:45 - 6:30pm
Holidays (no practice): September 2-3, November 11-12, November 25-29, December 14 - January 3
*Attendance expected at regular weekend practices and regattas*
*Rowers with late school release times will be accommodated*
Fall 2019 Season: $1,537.50 (regatta fees and travel costs not included, see estimated total cost). Price increases after August 18.
Junior Parent Handbook
Junior Rower Committee
Full 2019/20 Calendar
Forms Required Prior to Beginning Practice
First Year (Novice) Juniors FAQ
2019 Fall Races
Sunday, October 6: Tail of the Lake, Seattle (novice only)
Sunday, October 13: American Lake, (experienced and novice)
Sunday, October 27: Portland Fall Classic, Vancouver Lake, WA (novice only, Tentative)
Sunday, November 3: Head of the Lake, Seattle (select experienced only)
Sunday, November 10: San Diego Fall Classic, San Diego, CA (select experienced and novice)
Saturday, December 7: Local Scrimmage TBD