Trying Something New

By Marcus McElhenney | May 11, 2012

This summer, I decided to think outside the box.  What if we could coach only coxswains directly on the water for a week or so? I'm not talking about minimally involving the rowers; I'm talking about not coaching...

Effective Coxing Without Coaching

By Marcus McElhenney | January 4, 2012

The number one problem that coxswains face is that they never receive any coaching. And in the rare case that a coxswain is at a program where they receive a little coaching, it is only in the form of being told what to or not to do. I have yet...

Coxswains: How to Develop Every Practice

By Marcus McElhenney | January 2, 2012

Notice how the subject line of this Blog has the word practice in it?  It is there for a reason.  Coxswain after coxswain complain about how they want to get better but are not getting any attention from their rowers or coaches. ...