Banquet Key Note Speech by Coach Chad Jedlic


Determination and perseverance are the hallmarks of the Laker Navy” -Coach John Bancheri

Laker Navy Heading for ACRA National Championship



cMax Rankings I ACRA Rankings

May, 2016

  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at Dad Vail
  • Laker Navy Heading for Philadelphia, Dad Vail
  • Laker Navy Claims MACRA Championship
  • April, 2016

  • Laker Navy Preparing for 52nd MACRA Championship
  • Laker Navy Comes Out on Top at Lubbers Cup
  • 21st Annual Lubbers Cup Regatta This Weekend
  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at Occoquan Sprints
  • March 2016

  • Laker Navy Heading for the Nation’s Capitol
  • Spring Break Training Trip, Oak Ridge, 2016
  • February 2016

  • 2016 C.R.A.S.H.-G. Photos
  • Former GV Rower, Alum McIlduff Training for Rio Olympics
  • January 2016

  • Winter Training 2016, Tampa, Florida
  • GVNow Article on Bancheri, Coach of the Year
  • December 2015

  • Bancheri Awarded Coach of the Year
  • Laker Navy Introduces the Bell
  • November 2015

  • Laker Navy Heads Indoors
  • Fall Season Closes with Frostbite Regatta
  • Frostbite Regatta This Saturday
  • Laker Navy Has Successful Head of the Eagle
  • Team Rowing for a Cure at Indy
  • October 2015

  • Team Sets Sights on Indy
  • Homecoming Gathering this Saturday!
  • Head of the Charles Recap
  • Laker Navy Preparing for Charles
  • Laker Navy Has Strong Showing at HOTG
  • Head of the Grand This Sunday
  • Family Weekend a Success
  • Family Weekend This Saturday
  • Club Featured on Row2K
  • September 2015

  • GVSU Team Rowing to Grand Haven
  • Team Combine Held at Michawana
  • Laker Navy Holds Annual Beach Olympiad
  • August 2015

  • Laker Navy Looking for New Recruits
  • July 2015

  • GVSU Rowing Club Welcomes New Coaches
  • USA, Gentry World University Games Champions
  • June 2015

  • Laker Navy Year-End Report
  • Link to Team Photos taken by Thomas Connolly

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    The 9th Annual ACRA National Championships
    May 26th – 29th, 2016
    Gainesville, GA
    Official Website
    Preliminary Race Schedule
    Travel Itinerary
    hotel information

    Henley Women’s Regatta
    June 9th – 22nd, 2016
    Henley-on-Thames, UK
    Official Website

    Henley Royal Regatta
    June 22nd – July 4th, 2016
    Henley-on-Thames, UK
    Official Website


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