Sparks Dutch Rowing Program
- Amstelveen, Netherlands
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Who: Experienced athletes proficient at sculling aged 14-17 who can demonstrate high maturity.
When: June 17th - June 29th, 2019
Size: The program is selective; 12 or fewer athletes make the trip per year.
Where: The Bosbaan in Amstelveen and Willem 3 RV on the Amstel on the outskirts of southern Amsterdam. Students will be housed in private family homes and are expected to be able to be sensitive, polite, and mature in their comportment with Dutch families.
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Supervision: The small program and home stays allow for close overwatch, but just as small boats require an ability to train independently - the program requires participants to be able to act on their own at times.
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Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching rowing at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time rowing Olympian and six-time National Team member.