Zachary Coons and The Blue Collar Crew

By Helen Tompkins | November 18, 2014

Over the Head of the Charles weekend, I substitute coached the Roman Catholic/Crescent boys crew. The crew is Roman Catholic slash Crescent because Roman Catholic high school only supports rowing during the spring semester. The remainder of the year...

Effective Injury Prevention

By Helen Tompkins | October 19, 2014

Injury prevention requires three things: Preparation, Recovery, and Nutrition Karen Calara working on Julia Lonchar in preparation for Speed Order Finals. The following techniques come from Karen Calara, PT and...

The Point of Summer Camps for Coxswains

By Sparks Editorial Staff | May 15, 2014

Ok. So this will obviously be biased given we run the most coxswain camps in the world, but nonetheless it will be entertaining - and we'll cover getting the most out of your camp experience regardless if you're at our camps or...