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


Head of the Grand This Sunday

Regatta Help Still Needed!



Family Weekend
October 3, 2015
GVSU Boathouse
Map to Boathouse
Allendale, MI

Head of the Grand Regatta
October 11, 2015
Lansing, MI
Official Website

Head of the Charles Regatta
October 16 – 18, 2015
Boston, MA
Official Website
Hotel Information
*Select Crews Only

Homecoming and Alumni Row
October 24, 2015
GVSU Boathouse, 9:00 am
Allendale, MI

Head of the Eagle Regatta
October 31
Indianapolis, IN
Official Website

GV Frostbite Regatta
November 14, 2015
The Quarry, Allendale, MI

Indoor Training Begins
November 16, 2015
Rowing Training Center
Allendale, MI

“Technical Training Camp”
December 29, 2015 – January 8, 2016
Tampa, FL
Last Years Athletes’ Blogs


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


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