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

Laker Navy Preparing for 52nd MACRA Championship

GVSU Rowing Banquet May 22

RSVP Here I Keynote Speaker: Coach Chad Jedlic



52nd MACRA Championships
May 1st, 2016
Harsha Lake, Cincinnati, OH
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MACRA Itinerary 2016

The 77th Dad Vail National Championship
May 12th – 15th, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
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hotel information

GVSU Crew Spring Banquet
May 22nd, 2016
Allendale, MI

The 9th Annual ACRA National Championships
May 26th – 29th, 2016
Gainesville, GA
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Henley Women’s Regatta
June 9th – 22nd, 2016
Henley-on-Thames, UK
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Henley Royal Regatta
June 22nd – July 4th, 2016
Henley-on-Thames, UK
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Grand Valley Rowing is continually searching for determined and interested recruits. No experience is necessary, and walk-ons are always welcome! Interested? Complete our interest survey, see information for future students, or apply online.


Rent-A-Rower is a program that allows student athletes to raise money towards their semester dues. Rent-A-Rower Online Form

GVSU has been named one of America’s Best Buys by US News and World Report. For any other questions, please contact Coach John Bancheri at

The Grand Valley State University Rowing Club challenges its student-athletes to reach the highest level to which they aspire both academically and athletically, while continuing to build and sustain a nationally competitive intercollegiate rowing program.

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