Coxswains: The Independent Team Player

By Sparks Editorial Staff | April 14, 2014

A coxswain has an incredible amount of control. We are responsible for the crew rowing together technically and strategically, yet we are in a completely unique role. We can make or break a race simply through attention to what our crew needs in...

Top Advice for Coxswains Seeking to Make the Varsity 8+

By Marcus McElhenney | March 1, 2014

“Keep your mouth shut. Don’t tell me–Show me!” The number one thing most coxswains (including me) like to do is tell everyone just how good we are at coxing. We like to talk,  because it is part of our job. So we...

Coxswain Film

By Sparks Editorial Staff | February 20, 2014

We at Sparks announces the release of a new film on the coxswain curriculum coxswain staff has created over the last four years. Ryan Sparks writes "The curriculum is result of the work and thoughts of more brilliant, successful coxswains...