The Ohio State University Crew Club

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The Ohio State University Crew[1] is the rowing club of Ohio State University, located in Columbus, Ohio, in the United States. It was founded in 1978. Open to both men and women, it is an official university club sport. [2]


The team's boathouse, provided by the university, is located on the Olentangy River in the basement of the Drake Performance & Event Center. Team members practice on the Scioto Mile in downtown Columbus, OH.


The club competes against crews from around the country, including both club teams and varsity programs. The club is a founding member of the American Collegiate Rowing Association, and competes in the ACRA national championship regatta on a yearly basis.

All Competitions[edit]

Ohio State Crew Club Schedule

Event Season Location
Buckeye-Bearcat Challenge Fall Alternating; Home or Away (Cincinnati)
Muskie Chase (Varsity Only) Fall Marietta, OH
Speakmon Regatta (Novice Only) Fall Columbus, OH (Griggs Reservoir)
Head of the Hooch Fall Chattanooga, Tennessee
Wolverbuck Oar (Men Only) Fall Alternating; Home or Away (Ann Arbor, MI)
Midwest Championship Erg Sprints Winter RPAC - The Ohio State University; Columbus, Ohio
Lubbers Cup Spring Spring Lake, Michigan
MACRA Championships Spring Varies year-to-year
Dad Vail Regatta Spring Schuylkill River; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
ACRA National Championship Regatta Spring Lake Lanier; Gainesville, Georgia


The team is led by an experienced group of coaches selected by the leadership of the team. Captains are elected to contribute to the day-to-day operation of the team. On the administrative side of the team, a corps of officers are elected on a yearly basis to lead the team. These officers also nominate directors, to whom they can delegate various responsibilities contributing to the smooth running of the club.[3]


Team Coach
Head Coach Mark Williams
Assistant Coach Meagan VanBrocklin
Novice Men's Coach Bryan Esser
Novice Men's Coach Mark Widerschien
Novice Women's Coach Corinne Zycherman
Novice Women's Coach Rory O'Shaughnessy


Team Captain
Men's Captain Jake Bridges
Men's Captain Mark Fisher
Women's Captain Kristina Hallof
Woman's Captain Kayla Doerzbacher


Position Officer
President Rachel Bushman
Vice President of Budgeting Ben Young
Logistics Amanda Kenepp
Accounts Randi Goney
Communications Nora Boyle
Fundraising Cole DiLorenzo
Safety and Equipment Johan McGwire


  1. ^ Tran, Lucas. "The Ohio State Crew". Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ Laver, Ethan. "History of The Ohio State Crew". Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  3. ^ "Ohio State Crew Contact Information". Retrieved 2009-10-23.