Eric Gehrke

Eric Gehrke is the Program Manager and Head Men’s Coach for OKC Riversport Juniors Rowing. Eric has always tried to challenge himself to create speed at the highest level he could – with coaching stops at Gonzaga College High School, Nashville Rowing, University of Southern California, Saratoga Rowing Association, and George Washington University. His boats have made Youth Nationals grand finals in six different boat classes across sweep and sculling, won Stotesbury and SRAA medals, won the B-final at the IRA National Championships, as well as qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Eric also has coached for USRowing since 2010 at many different levels, and lead the Men’s 8+ to a gold (2021) and bronze (2022) at WorldRowing Junior Championships, as well as being the lead coach for the entire Men’s Junior National Team.