14 July 2022
The National Rowing Foundation (NRF) is supporting the 2022 U.S. Senior National Team program with a $300,000 grant, USRowing announced yesterday. $12,000 are also going to athletes who will provide communication services around the national team activities.
“The NRF has a long history of supporting the U.S. National Team, and we are pleased to continue this commitment to our athletes through this first grant [of what we expect to be multiple grants] to USRowing in 2022. The NRF also has provided grants to national team athletes and high performance training centers across the U.S.,” said NRF Co-Chairs Jamie Koven and Marcia Hooper.
Under the agreement, the NRF will provide $300,000 in national team program expense support for the summer senior selection camp, local preparation for selected crews, and final preparation central camp Senior World Championships 2022. In addition, a $12,000 grant was provided for selected athletes providing social media content leading up to and following the 2022 World Rowing Championships and additional events in 2022 and 2023.
“We are incredibly grateful to the National Rowing Foundation for its continued and generous support of our team. With a new national team structure under Chief High Performance Officer Josy Verdonkschot and strong performances by our athletes at the 2022 World Cup II and Henley Royal Regatta, we are looking forward to the world championships in the Czech Republic in September. NRF support is critical in providing the resources that our athletes need to travel, compete, and perform at their very best,” said USRowing CEO Amanda Kraus.