David A. Grant Collegiate Rowing Center in the Orange Coast College boathouse is not just a sporting base but hold much history. It has some indigenous gleaming boats – red and White- and wall hanging of its triumphant championship titles in the 60 years the school has been active in sporting. Rowing is a demanding sport that requires about 20 hours of practice weekly. The school has successfully participated in the national and international championship and Olympic competition.
Craig Amerkhaian is one of the elite rowers the Orange Coast College has produced among the many esteemed rowers. He is currently the Stanford University Men’s Head Coach. Cameron Brown is yet another one of OCC which is now the Oklahoma City University’s men’s coach. Daniel Amado, a 22-year-old player, says that rowing improves ones mental and physical skills and helps one rejuvenate. John Kinner, OCC’s rower and the title bearer of “outstanding oarsman of the year” believes that OCC is ready to take on the big wings in the industry.
OCC is scheduled for a rowing competition involving 40 schools. The boats will be subjected to a distance of 2000meters to cover in 6 minutes. The school in the past has received ten national titles including the most recent one last year. They have also participated in Rowing at the University of Washington for the UC Berkeley. In fact, one of their elite rowers has the Boston University Scholarship. This only serves to boost confidence and reassurance of victory.
About Orange Coast College
It is a community college registered in 1947 and is based in California, Orange County, United States. Within the Orange County, it is third regarding student population and educational programs. It offers degree programs in arts and sciences faculty and diplomas and certificate courses and is a transfer institution.
OCC is fully equipped with both curricular and extracurricular faculties to bring forth a fully fledged student in all spheres of life. The school is home to the student of different ethnic origins from Asians, Hispanic, Black, Native Americans to Caucasian. Dr. Dennis Harkins and Kevin Ballinger are the OCC’s President and Vice President respectively. Learn more: http://www.occsailing.com/