2023 Fall Regattas
Head of the Genesee 10/8
Head of the Buffalo 10/14
Head of the Fish 10/29
Fall Regattas are comprised of a series of time trial/head-to-head races, as opposed to sprint/side-by-side races which take place in the Spring competitive season.
Fall Season Timeline
Fall practices begin in August and continue through November.
*Attendance is mandatory; athletes count on their teammates to be there so they can practice. If a rower will not be at practice, he must email coach Jon at least 24 hours before a missed practice. For more immediate circumstances (e.g. illness, unforeseen event, please email Coach Jon by 12:00 p.m. (noon) of the day of practice. If an athlete will need to stay after school, please let Coach Jon know you will be late and how you will be getting to practice.
*Practices are held Monday - Friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm at the boat house located at 149 Elmwood Ave.
*The boys run together to the boathouse, leaving the senior parking lot at McQuaid at 3:00 p.m. One senior is designated to drive all of the boys' gear and back packs to the boathouse.
*Practices on Saturdays and days when there is no school or there is a shortened school day are scheduled at the coach's discretion. Prior notification will be sent out to confirm.
*Practice attire includes street shorts, spandex shorts and t-shirts, as well as hats, sunscreen, and sunglasses. Rowers should bring their own water and water bottle.
*Rowers should bring additional clothing for cold and rainy weather, as appropriate: no cotton; long pants and long-sleeved shirts; waterproof rain gear; hat, gloves, warm socks.