Dante Procopio

Position
Port
Class
Junior
Major(s)
Economics and Italian
Hometown
Warwick, RI
Seasons
2016-2018
Age
22

Rowing Highlights 

  • 2013 NERC Petite Finals Champion- Novice 8+
  • 2017 Knecht Cup Silver Medalist – Varsity 4+
  • 2017 ACRA 4th Place Finish –  Varsity 4x

2017 – 2018 Season

  • 2017 Textile River Regatta Gold Medalist – Men’s Club 2x

At URI

  • 2 year member of URI Crew
  • Transfer Student Ambassador Program Coordinator

Before URI

  • Attended Toll Gate High School in Warwick, RI
  • Elected Captain of his high school wrestling team sophomore and senior year
  • Played football, ran track, and wrestled
  • Served as a Page for the United States House of Representatives

Personal

  • Born October 25, 1994
  • Son of Jacqueline and Michael Procopio
  • Sibling of Alexandra, Jillian, and Max Procopio
  • Training for his Black Belt in Yang Ki Yin Jiu Jitsu
  • Studying Economics with a double major in Italian

“Rowing is a sport that drives you to be the best you can be, which translates to all aspects of your life. The hard work and dedication bonds this team together as a family as we push each other to improve and succeed not only on the water, but in the classroom and the rest of our lives.”

                                               -Dante Procopio ’19

 

“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”

                                              -Bruce Lee