Eric Gehrke

Eric Gehrke is the Program Manager and Men’s Head 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 four different boat classes across sweep and sculling, won Stotesbury and SRAA medals, as well as qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Eric also has coached for USRowing since 2010 at many different levels, and this past summer (2021) coached the Men’s 8+ to a gold medal finish at Junior World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, as well as being the lead coach for the entire Men’s Junior National Team.