Coxswains: Being a Good Teammate

By Sparks Editorial Staff | September 11, 2013

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 ask questions to sharpen their judgment. This time, we'll talk about how using...

Coxswain Rivalries, Part 2

By Sparks Editorial Staff | August 31, 2013

So what can a coxswain do about her non-cooperative peers, besides react to their rude behavior? Well, if a reaction happens after the offense, then the obvious alternative is to act before the offense. And no, it...

Cold Case: Coxswain Rivalries

By Sparks Editorial Staff | August 31, 2013

This is a case so cold that plenty of coxswains have given up trying to crack it. Instead, they resign themselves to a sad, sad assumption: the coxswains at their club just can't, and won't ever, get along. The crimes are recurring...