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WELCOME TO THE

2023-24 WARHAWK CREW SEASON!


James Madison Crew, affectionally known as 'Warhawk Crew or Mad Crew' is a northern Virginia rowing/crew program affiliated with the James Madison High School in Vienna, VA. It is a competitive, co-ed, lettered club sport program and the team is 100% financed and managed through the James Madison Crew Boosters Organization (JMCBO), a non-profit 501(c)3. 

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2023-24 Season Recap

Following the 13 weeks of Winter Conditioning, we had 14 weeks of On-the-Water (OTW) training beginning mid-February with an estimated practice time of 27 weeks, 162 days, or 486 hours per person. We participated in 1 Erg Sprint, 11 different Regattas (not including the 2 cancelled) and sent boats out to 79 events.

During the race season (Spring), our team earned 31 Ribbons: (7) 1st Place, (14) 2nd Place, and (10) 3rd Place; along with 4 Prestigious Medals at the Virgnia State Rowing Championships (VSRC):

  • Silver Medal: WFR8
  • Bronze Medal: WJR8, M1V8, and M3V8

We sent 4 boats to the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA), ‘Nationals’ this year (WJR8, MFR8, WFR8, and M1V8)! Of those, the WFR8 and M1V8 went on to Semi-Finals followed by the M1V8 earning 2nd place in the Petite Final – 8th in the Nation!

End of Year Banquet | Here is a list of this year’s Award Winners:

  • Volunteer of the Year: Tuan Nguyen
  • Warhawk Spirit Award: Britain Fehd & Sean Lyons
  • Novice Leadership Award: Christopher Tondreault and Violet Jaillon
  • Most Coachable: Aidan Martinez and Kate Oberg
  • Team First: Thomas Brune and Maggie Hanlon
  • Most Improved: Thad Remmers and Sophia Graborova
  • Pound 4 Pound Power: Lucas Georgelas and Meara McCulloch
  • Iron Warhawk – Hammer Award: Dillan Pakes
  • Lady Warhawk – Hammer Award: Britain Fehd
  • Scholar-Athlete: Lukas Sienknecht and Sarah Bennett
  • Women Prism Award: Kate Oberg

Summer Camp 2024 Registration is OPEN!

2024 SUMMER CAMP 

The James Madison High School (JMHS) Warhawk Crew Summer Camp Program is for rising 8th/9th grade students and all students must be part of the JMHS pyramid to participate. 

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

Camp will run Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm each day.  Camp will be at JMHS on Monday as we learn about rowing technique on the ergs (rowing machines), and then Tuesday - Friday, campers will ride the bus down to our boathouse on the Occoquan to get out on the water!  The cost is $250 per camper, which will include professional instruction and transportation.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!

No special equipment is needed.  Just a water bottle, sunscreen, and a packed lunch for each day.  Snacks and water refills will be available. 

If you have any questions, please email membership@warhawkcrew.org.  We hope to see you there!

SWIM TESTS 

If you're considering Crew, a swim test is required before going on the water for any activities (i.e., Learn-2-Row (L2R) 'Green-days', On-The-Water (OTW) Spring season practice, etc.). The actual test should only take about 5-10 minutes and includes laps and then a small-time treading water. Schedule a swim test by emailing Registrar@warhawkcrew.org

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A Look Ahead

Full Calendar view is located HERE

  • 24 - 28 June: Learn To Row (L2R) Summer Camp!
  • 13 July: Erg-A-Que (Pakes' House 4P)
  • 28 August: Parent Happy Hour (5-7P) Bear Branch
  • 25 September: Parent & Student Interest Meeting 7PM
  • 5 Oct: Oktoberfest
  • 4 Nov: Team Pasta Dinner Fundraiser (Oakton Tasting Room w/Fermented Pig)
  • 18 Nov: Winter Conditioning Begins!
  • 12 Dec: Warhawk Crew Athlete Holiday Party & White Elephant Gift Exchange
  • 1 March: Mulch Madness
  • 8 March: Mulch Madness - Snow Day
  • 14-18 April: Spring Break Training

We have a seat in the Boat FOr YOU!

ROWERS WANTED

Warhawk Crew is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization - please consider donating! 



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James Madison Crew Boosters Organization, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. 

Our Federal Tax ID is: 43-1980570

Our VA Tax Exempt form is HERE

Our VA Solicitation Exemption is HERE

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The team is 100% financed and managed through the James Madison Crew Boosters Organization, Inc. (“JMCBO”), a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Madison Crew has experienced many successes in its 20-year history of hard work and focused training, while maintaining academic excellence. The men's and women's teams regularly compete on regional and national levels – and have won a Scholastic Rowing Association of America national championship.

Due to the lack of funding from Fairfax County Public School, we rely on corporations such as yours to be able to run a smooth operation and help our students win that championship. We appreciate and value your contribution.

Please consider sponsoring Warhawk Crew.  If you have any questions or are interested in helping out the team in a different way, please contact fundraising@warhawkcrew.org.

Show your community support and Vienna pride by SPONSORING the James Madison Warhawk Crew Team

 

Thank You to all our Sponsors!


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