Atomic Varsity Rowing

Varsity rowing is a competitive team sport, aimed at improving competitive skills and performance in rowing. 

Varsity Competitive Training:

  • The program is highly selective and competitive

  • Experience Required, Team Commitment Required

  • Offered Spring and Fall

  • Mon-Fri from 4:15pm-6:15pm, Sat from 8:00-10:00am

  • ORRA Membership required

  • Cost: $499 (Fall 2019) (does not include team travel, uniforms, USRowing athlete membership fee and ORRA membership fee.)

Winter Training:

  • Goal: Improve rowing fundamentals, develop physical fitness, and increase athlete performance

  • Includes both individual and team-based goal-setting

  • No Experience Required

  • Practice: Monday-Friday from 4:15pm-6:15pm , both novice and varsity athletes combined

  • Note: Athletes will have the option to compete at Tennessee Indoors in Chattanooga, TN.

How to Sign UP:

1 - Register for Junior Varsity on Regatta Central under Clubs / Atomic / Programs & Classes.

2 - Varsity athletes or someone in their family must be a member of ORRA. Register for an ORRA Membership on Regatta Central under Clubs / Oak Ridge Rowing / Memberships. Questions? Email

3 - Download and complete the required varsity rowing forms and submit to a coach as soon as possible.

Special Note:  ORRA offers its coached programs in seasons. Season start and end dates are below (Athletes must be registered prior to the start of each season).

  • Fall Season: August 26 - November 11, 2019

  • Winter Season: November 18, 2019 - February 8, 2020 (TN Indoor Championship, Chattanooga, TN)

  • Spring Season: TBD