Sparks Dutch Rowing Program
- Amstelveen, Alabama
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Who: Experienced athletes proficient at sculling aged 14-17 who can demonstrate high maturity.
When: June 19 - July 2, 2017
Size: The program is selective; 12 or fewer athletes make the trip per year.
Cost: $3,495 - what's included
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.
Questions: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply: Please see the application tab.
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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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.