Commit Now or Don't Come

By Sparks Editorial Staff | October 1, 2014

It’s been an interesting recruiting season for us at Sparks. We work with kids to help them identify what they connect with in the sport and establish how they would like to grow so they might determine a good selection in terms of...

Rowing Resumes, References, and Regatta Results

By Sparks Editorial Staff | July 1, 2014

Our consultants are often asked “what regatta results belong on my rowing resume?” or “what should my coach put in their reference?” There is a general human desire to standardize things. Much like what we’re...

Defining Admissions Support for Rowing Recruits

By Sparks Editorial Staff | July 1, 2014

A large part of the presentations we sometimes give to teams deals with the various mechanisms utilized to support athletes in the admissions process. We deal with this everyday in our counseling practice – however, with the mission of...