High Performance Center Rowing Talent ID

Identifying athletes with the potential to successfully represent the United States at the World Rowing Championships and Olympic Games is a major objective of the USRowing National High Performance Center.

Oklahoma City hosts several ID camps throughout the year to determine the ability of potential athletes and conducts ongoing talent assessment of both U23 and senior athletes in lightweight and open weight categories. The goal is not only to develop new elite athletes from the pool of existing young rowers but to recruit athletes from other sports to rowing.

Our Team
Our team is made up of athletes dedicated to the pursuit of the highest level of excellence in the sport of rowing. Our goal is to earn the honor of competing for our country internationally and bring prestige to ourselves, the United States and the USRowing National High Performance Center. We champion each other as teammates and challenge each other as competitors. Our dedication, perseverance and drive embody the vision for the USRowing National High Performance Center as we strive to reach our goals.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to develop world-class athletes, and to ensure a clearly defined pathway for excellence in the sport of rowing.

If you are interested in learning more, please email us.

2020 U23/U19 December Training Program
Oklahoma City, OK

The USRowing National High Performance Center is hosting a Winter Program for highly-motivated U23 and U19 athletes as part of our OK28 Athlete Development Program, focused on developing US rowers for the 2028 LA Olympic Games. This program provides framework for developing and improving small boat skills and race performance. Through intensive technical work, focused training and racing, athletes will build their stroke and improve small boat skills.  Athletes as selected based on rowing experience, erg scores, and recommendations. Practices consist primarily of rowing, supplemented with erg work, cross-training, core strengthening and lifting. Weekly program workshops will focus on topics including nutrition, sports psychology and biomechanics. Roster maximum: 16 athletes.

Program Goal
Provide athletes with comprehensive training, education and preparation for long-term development. 

Begins November 30, Ends December 19. Monday-Saturday, AM and PM sessions. Sunday off.

Program fee for the winter session is $200/week (coaching, facility use & equipment). Athletes may participate for one, two or three weeks of the program, based on their schedule. This does not include housing or meals.

COVID-19 Protocol
Athletes will be required to take two COVID-19 tests on arrival to Oklahoma City, the first test within 48 hours of arrival, and the second 24 hours later.
Two Confirmed Negative Tests
Before: Athletes row singles only, and have access to the boat bay only
After: Athletes may row team boats, and have access to gym and locker rooms

Other onsite protocols are in place to reduce the risk of infection, based on CDC, state, local and USRowing guidelines.

Erg Guidelines
U23:  2k – 6:10, 6k – 20:10
Lightweight U23:  2k – 6:22 and 6k – 20:50
U19:  2k – 6:25, 6k – 21:10

U23: 2k – 7:10, 6k – 22:40
Lightweight U23: 2k – 7:20 and 6k – 23:10
U19:  2k – 7:20, 6k – 23:20

Apply HERE. Deadline October 20, 2020.

For questions please contact Reilly Dampeer at rdampeer@okcbf.org

Additional Youth Rowing Opportunities available at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District HERE.

2018 ID Camp Results
2017 ID Camp Results
2016 ID Camp Results