Aug. 23, 2012
BERKELEY -California women's rowing will hold an informational meeting for athletes interested in becoming part of the reigning five-time Pac-12 Champion program. The meeting will take place in the Cronk Room at the Simpson Center on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 3:30 p.m.
Head coach Dave O'Neill and his assistants would like to stress to those who are interested that no experience is necessary. Instead, O'Neill and his coaching staff are looking for people who are well-rounded athletes that have a competitive attitude, a strong work ethic and a great fortitude to win.
In addition to being NCAA-Championship contenders year in and year out, the Golden Bear women's rowing program is academically focused and boasts dedicated student-athletes in a great team atmosphere.
Student-Athletes that learned to row at Cal have gone on to become Pac-12 Champions, NCAA Champions, and world Champions. For example, current Cal rower Kara Kohler recently won a bronze medal as part of the 4X at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In fact, not only Kohler, but her entire boat consisted of athletes who originally were walk-ons in college. Most of the U.S. female Olympic rowers were walk-ons and had never rowed a day in high school.
If you have any questions, or if you are unable to attend the meeting, please contact assistant coach Vanessa Tavalero-Sharum at email@example.com