Train Like an Elite: 10 Tips from Wesley Ng

By Helen Tompkins | August 11, 2016

Wesley Ng, Women’s Head Coach at the University of Pennsylvania and U-23 National Team Selection Camp, gave an informative and inspirational talk at Sparks's Penn Rowing Camp about the similarities and...

My Experience as a Sparks Rowing Camp Counselor: A Holistic Approach

By Helen Tompkins | August 6, 2016

I’m an elite rower, training at Vesper Boat Club.  Though I have been working in marketing at Sparks Consulting for five years, this is my first involvement in a Sparks Rowing Camp. Staying on campus at the...

Olympians from Division III and Club Programs: With Matt Miller and Seth Weil

By Helen Tompkins | July 21, 2016

Rowing is one of the few sports that, after being picked-up in college, one can go on to achieve Olympic success. One would imagine that these incredible athletes walked into a well-funded program with a highly competitive roster size. However,...