Winter Training, Phase II

January brings the second phase of your training, with some additional time on the ergs Monday and Wednesday.


Mon: Women’s ergs, 4-5pm, Men’s Ergs 5-6pm
Tues: Strength Training, Women 4:00-4:45, Men 4:45-5:30
Wed: Men’s ergs, 4-5pm, Women’s Ergs 5-6pm
Thurs: Yoga, Men 4-5, Women 5-6
Fri: Strength Training, Men 4:00-4:45, Women 4:45-5:30

Winter Training Begins!

Winter Training begins Monday, Nov 28 following this schedule:


Mon: Women’s ergs, 4-5pm
Tues: Strength Training, Women 4:00-4:45, Men 4:45-5:30
Wed: Men’s ergs, 4-5pm
Thurs: Yoga, Men 4-5, Women 5-6
Fri: Strength Training, Men 4:00-4:45, Women 4:45-5:30


Yoga – Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave. (Burns Park)
Erging – C-Hall Wing
Strength Conditioning – Weight Room, Pit, PHS

Complete Winter Training Overview and descriptions

2016 Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

The 2016 Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will be Sunday, November 13th, 5-8:00 pm, at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase (212 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104). This is our team’s most popular and entertaining fund raising event.

glass-of-wineClick here for instructions on how to reserve your seats. We are pleased to announce that Jeff Jackson will return to lead the tasting. Several exciting items will be auctioned off live by our very own head coach. There are some wonderful getaway weekend properties, fabulous jewelry, evening out packages, and plenty more.


If you aren’t able to join us at the event please consider making a tax deductible donation to Pioneer Crew using the PayPal button below.

Row Along Regatta

There are still a few seats left for the 2016 Row Along Regatta! We will be hosting this popular event on Saturday, October 15 where parents, siblings, and friends will learn the fundamentals of rowing from our outstanding coaching staff.

Click here for full details on how to signup.


Fall 2016 Volunteer Signup!

We are looking forward to a great rowing season! It goes without saying that every single parent of a rower/coxswain is needed to help in one form or another to make this a seamless event for our children.

You’ll find descriptions of what you can do here. Please check the regatta schedule for event dates. Regatta carpool driver signups and travel details will be on the travel/hotel page.

Thanks so much! Your help is greatly appreciated.

Fall Registration

Welcome back from summer break! I hope everyone has had a tan-tasic time of it.

The fall season is rapidly approaching. Please visit the registration page to take care of all the fun paperwork in time for day one.

Athletic Physicals

Remember, to participate in Pioneer HS athletics, you must have had a physical exam after 4/1/16, and PRIOR to attending practice. Information on some school sponsored exam dates is here. Walk-in physicals are available at the Advanced Clinic for $29. Please consider this alternative to a multi-week delay. Advance-Walk-in-Physicals Information PDF

Fall Season Start Dates

Returning Rowers Only
Monday, August 15 – Friday, August 19 – Voluntary pre-season conditioning
New Rowers
Monday, August 22 or the first day you are available to attend due to camps, vacations, etc.
Last day to join is Monday, September 5.
4pm start time, first two weeks of practice.

Full practice details here.

Summer Trial Row

Sign up now for the three day middle school mini-camp hosted by Head Coach Rich Griffith and his Assistant Coaches, current and former rowers, and coxswains.

Medals in Canada

Three Pioneer boats made it through to finals on Sunday at the prestigious Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association (CSSRA) and the senior women’s 8 came home with bronze medals! See the story on M-Live

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