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The Colonial Rowing Camp at The George Washington University is geared towards both boys and girls, experienced and first time rowers between the ages of 13-18. Each camper will be placed with other rowers of similar skill, ability, and work ethic during their week of rowing allowing for maximum learning opportunities. Each day is packed full with two on the water coaching sessions on the pristine Potomac River. Each day will also include a lecture covering the following topics: cross training, erg technique, strength and conditioning and the very important college admission process. Combine this with 3 meals a day from top local eateries, pool swimming and other outdoor activities and you have a day full of excitement. This camp is geared toward beginner, intermediate and advanced rowers and coxswains.
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Director of Coxswain Coaching
Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist coxswain from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions and is the primary architect of Sparks' coxswain curriculum.