Chili for sale! Come hungry! Gear for sale too…

chiliThe NCS & STA Crew Teams will be serving hearty beef and vegetarian chili meals for $10 with all the fixings, cornbread, brownie and a drink at the CHT this Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6. Pre-sale “to-go orders” are also available and can be arranged by emailing the following information to Katie Gorka at

  1. Number of quarts & type of chili
  2. Date and estimated time for your pickup – either December 6th or 7th, no later than 5pm
  3. Your name and cell phone number.

Prices are: $25 for 1 quart chili meal with 4 brownies & 4 hunks of cornbread, $20 for each additional quart, $1 for each additional brownie or cornbread.

Look for us at Bradley Commons (glass lounge on the main level) in Marriott Hall. Our Gear Shop will be set up too so you can get some holiday presents for your favorite rower. See you at the Sale!


Crew Kickoff Coming Up November 18!

We are pleased to announce an open house for the NCS/STA crew club teams on Tuesday, November 18 from 7:15-7:45 am in the NCS erg room located in the NCS Athletic Center.  The open house is for new families or current crew families who would like to learn more about the crew teams, meet the coaches, board members and this year’s captains, and see the erg room.  Information about the winter crew conditioning program and the spring season will be available.  After the open house, you will know why the teams are fired up for the upcoming year!  We will serve light breakfast and coffee.  Please park in the Cathedral garage.

Questions for coaches should be directed to Ted Haley (STA), and Greg King (NCS),  General questions about the club may be directed to Perry Trimble (STA: Will ’15, Barton ’18), or Noni Lindahl (NCS: Zoe ’17),

Our coaches and alumni were busy this weekend!

Several of our coaches and alumni competed in the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta this past weekend, one of the world’s largest rowing events. Ted, Rachel and Ed rowed as well as Tommy Kiernan (STA 2013, Dartmouth), Maria Messick (NCS 2013, MIT), and several alumni pictured below. Parents, if you have photos to share, please send them to

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Ted Haley, Elliott Lane (STA frosh, now Whitman head), Dan Engler (NCS head, now B CC head), Greer Dent (NCS rower, Wesleyan), Marci Robles (NCS frosh, now Jacksonville U men), Amy Weatherby (NCS Head, now BC women), Rachel Gabbay, Lee Rumpf (STA frosh, GWU men assistant)

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James Dreben (STA 2013) coxed the Harvard lightweight 8 1V which took second place!

2014 hoc James Dreben
James and the Harvard lightweight eight 1v.

Ali Fauci is PAC-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year!

13390791-300x400Congratulations to Ali Fauci (NCS 2010) for impressive achievements in rowing and in the classroom at Stanford! Ali was named PAC-12’s Scholar-Athlete of the year, won the PAC-12 rowing championship with the varsity boat the very same day, and is off to work at Twitter in the fall as a software engineer.

Check out this video interview to hear what Ali has to say about the relationship between rowing and schoolwork. Find out more about Ali and what it takes to be Scholar-Athlete of the year in this Stanford News article. Ali, we are proud of you!

NCS and STA All-Met Athletes!

Congratulations to Anne Bertram, Elena Modesti, Daniel Boasberg, and Aris Togias, Washington Post’s All-Met crew athletes, and to Hadley Irwin, Haley Goodfellow, Jack Abeel, John Kim, and Andrew Teplitz for honorable mentions…What an outstanding way to finish the 2014 season!

2014 all met girls

2014 all met