A Look Behind the Curtain of College Rowing Selection

By Sparks Editorial Staff | May 25, 2016

This article was co-authored by Nate Rooks and Mike Hughes. As a rower, it’s easy to blame a single event--a bad seat race or bad erg text--for what boat you end up in. For coaches who make the lineups, it’s a complicated and...

So You Want To Be A Rowing Coach?

By Patrick Rufo | October 15, 2015

What goes into being a rowing coach? During your rowing career you accumulated a lot of knowledge and observed how some of the top coaches plied their trade. After a few “ah ha” moments and collecting medals, you decided that...

Top Ten Reasons to Attend a Rowing Camp (Outside of Your Home Club)

By Dave Payne | May 29, 2015

One of the major themes of this blog, beyond simply rowing camps, is the importance of attending a camp outside of your normal club or program. Below are 10 reasons to not only attend a rowing camp, but to attend one in a new location. (There...