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NoCo Junior Rowing (High School)

NoCo Junior Crew welcomes youth athletes who are ready to experience a full season of competition in the sport of Rowing!

Head Coach, Mark Berkner, has rowed with the 1986 Univ. of Wisconsin National Champion Varsity Eight, two USA World Championship Teams and the 1992 USA Summer Olympic Team. 


Four Seasons

Winter Season conditioning and three competitive seasons with a goal of qualifying for Youth Nationals.  Spring Season (Sprints), Summer Season (Sprints) and Fall Season (Head Racing).  


NoCo races in Colorado local, regional and national regattas. Registration and participation is for each distinct Spring, Summer or Fall season program. NoCo Rowers may participate in all or any one specific season.


Rower Requirements 

No rowing experience necessary.  Must be aged 13-18; Able to swim and tread water for 1 minute;  Able to lift and carry 25 lbs. overhead. Parents are encouraged to participate in the parents group providing valuable logistics, TeamSnap and other roles of support.  Coaches and parents work together throughout the season.


After school:  Tues, Wed, Thurs - Aug 20 - 22

Time:  4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. 

Place:  Inlet Bay Marina – Horsetooth Resv, Fort Collins CO

(a day  parks pass is required for Larimer County Parks)   

2019 Fall Season Practice

DATES:   Aug. 19  - Nov. 10


TIME:   6 a.m. – 8 a.m. Monday – Thursday  (with selected Friday mornings)


PLACE:  Inlet Bay Marina – Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, CO


FEE: $500 paid to FCRA  collected by Coach Mark Berkner  (Fort Collins Rowing Assn)


*Travel, Regatta Entry and Uniforms are not included in season fees, will be additional.

2019 Fall Racing Schedule​

Sept 7-8

Rowfest Head Race, Williams Fork Resv,

Parshall CO  (near Kremmling)


Oct 4-6  

Head of the Oklahoma,

OKC, OK  (Select Crew only)


Oct 19 or 26  

Cherry Creek Treat,

Denver CO

Nov 2-3  

Wichita Frostbite,

Wichita, KS

Nov 10

Horsetooth Ache,

Fort Collins, CO


Head Coach Mark Berkner

970-214- 5422; maberkner@gmail.com

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Coach Berkner

Send crew payments to:

Fort Collins Rowing Association
1124 W. Mountain 

Fort Collins,CO 80521