The USRowing National High Performance Center has provided training opportunities for a number of athletes who’ve gone on to compete on the world stage, including Pan American Games, World Championships and the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games
Most recently in the 2016 Olympic Games, OKC rowers Tony Fahden, Mix King, Tyler Nase and Robin Prendes competed in the men’s lightweight four, and rowers Ellen Tomek & Megan O’Leary raced in the women’s double sculls. Rowers who have previously trained in Oklahoma City include Grace Luczak, who competed in the women’s pair, along with Devery Karz & Kate Bertko, who competed in the women’s lightweight double sculls.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 season
Small boat development for men and women. Program provides a comprehensive and individualized program for U19, U23 and Senior-level men and women to become world-class athletes.
Senior: 2k – 6:10, 6k – 19:40
U23: 2k – 6:15, 6k – 20:10
Lightweight U23: 2k – 6:24 and 6k – 20:50
Junior: 2k – 6:36, 6k – 21:20
Senior: 2k – 7:05, 6k – 22:10
U23: 2k – 7:15, 6k – 22:40
Lightweight U23: 2k – 7:25 and 6k – 23:20
Junior: 2k – 7:30, 6k – 24:20
Schedule: Monday-Friday, AM1, AM2 and PM sessions, Saturday AM1 & AM2 sessions. Sunday off.
Targeted regattas are based on athletes’ abilities and could range from Club Nationals, National Selection Regattas, Henley Royal Regatta and World Cups. The ultimate goal of the program is to development athletes for the Olympic podium.
2017 Pre-Season Camp
Oklahoma City, OK
The OKC National High Performance Center is offering a pre-season camp at the end of the summer to help high school and college athletes kick-start their fall season. This is a great opportunity for athletes to prepare for the fall season. Athletes will also gain the experience of training at the Devon Boathouse, which is a U.S. Olympic Training Site. Camp includes sweep and sculling, core strengthening, erging, RP3s (RowPerfect), tank work and cross training. Coach Reilly Dampeer is running the camp.
Schedule: 7-9a, 10-11:30a daily, except Sundays (1-3p, 4-5:30p)
*Athletes are encouraged to participate in both sessions on the days they sign up to participate.
Program Goal: Improve athlete’s aerobic fitness and provide individualized skill development.
Requirements: One season rowing and/or sculling
Maximum Capacity: 10 athletes
Program Cost: $40/day (includes coaching, housing if necessary, lunches, and facility use)
For questions please contact Coach Dampeer at email@example.com.