Recruiting & Coxswains

By Sparks Editorial Staff | February 14, 2019

First, to address the initial question - yes, coxswains are recruited.  The volume of coxswains recruited is much smaller than that of rowing athletes - however, we estimate 100 or more coxswains are supported through the admissions...

Coxing Experience Advisory Standards

By Sparks Editorial Staff | November 19, 2017

Coxing advisory standards are meant to support coxswains and their parents in managing their expectations as they pursue the recruiting process.  Coxswains are recruited on a number of factors. It is possible for a coxswain of lesser...

Make Small Adjustments: Coxswain Steering Tips

By Laura Simon | March 1, 2015

Bullet points from Laura Simon's video on steering tips for coxswains: Coaches often say that coxswains shouldn't be steering too much. De-mystify steering: What coaches really mean is you shouldn't be overcorrecting. The best...