Ready Set Row Rowing Camp
- Raleigh, North Carolina
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At RSR, we see sport as one of the most effective mediums, especially for young women, to learn critic al flie skills and buils confidence.
Consistent hard work is coupled with mental skills training and guided self exploration to empower you to begin to define your values, motivation and purpose through sport.
We believe that confidence, self-efficacy and self-esteem can be built by attempting (and only sometimes achieving) challenges. We focus on the process, which is why we train our athletes to Love the Fight. Our athletes learn, train and live by the RSR SEE Framework: Seek Challenge, Expect Discomfort, Embrace Work.
It is our job to create a safe environment to work hard, face your fear of failure and then manage the outcomes of that effort in a productive way.
As coaches, it it our job to push you just outside your confort zone.
In doing so, you expand your comfort zone and are able to push a little harder with each effort. In order to reach your full potential, you must learn how to be more brave to take risks and face fear and you must learn self-compassion to manage challenges, failure and defeat.
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Director of Counseling
Leanne has guided countless families through the rowing recruiting and college admissions process since joining Sparks in 2010. A lightweight rower at the U.S. Naval Academy, former helicopter pilot and Division I rowing coach, Leanne will hold her M.Ed. in Higher Education from George Washington with a concentration in policy and finance by 2018 and also holds a graduate certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. She is a member of IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association.