Coxswains Questioning Coaches: The No-Win Situation

By Sparks Editorial Staff | January 7, 2014

In a previous article , we talked about the difficult situation coaches face when a coxswain brings them a question to which they don’t know the answer. This happens relatively often, since we expect coaches with zero coxing...

How Top Coxswains Develop Razor-Sharp Judgment

By Sparks Editorial Staff | January 5, 2014

We've been looking at the core skills that top coxswains use, but don't talk about. In the last article, we discussed how top coxswains collect rower feedback to establish their priorities for technical calls in the boat. This time,...

Coxswains: Getting Out of a Rut!

By Marcus McElhenney | October 30, 2013

Last week I received an amazing email from a sophomore in college asking for some help.  I chose to answer this reader submitted question first, because it really pertains to so many coxswains out there making the transition from one level...