Maura Schoenfeld Glandorf
Maura is a graduate of Boston College and a CPA in Massachusetts. Prior to forming Rower’s Edge, Maura served as parent coordinator and liaison for Community Rowing Boston (CRI) Competitive Youth Team which included guidance for parents, rowers and coxswains on the college recruiting process. Maura was Treasurer and served on the board of CRI from 2008-2012. She currently is a member of the Parent Advisory Board of Unigo.com, a student created resource about college and college life. Her three daughters rowed for Yale University and University of Virginia and have won 5 NCAA titles.
phone: 1 (617) 680-4801
Gail Fradin Silberstein
Gail is a graduate of Brandeis University and Boston College Law School. Gail’s two daughters were coxswains at Dartmouth College and at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to forming Rower’s Edge, Gail served as parent coordinator and liaison for Community Rowing Boston (CRI) Competitive Youth Team. Gail also created the curriculum, coordinated and presented “Rowing 101”-a series of classes for parents new to rowing and served as advisor to rowers, coxswains and parents in the college recruiting process. Gail has been an annual featured speaker on “College Recruiting” at USRowing Annual Conventions.
phone: 1 (617) 721-5789
Maura and Gail have over 15 years of combined experience in successfully providing college recruiting guidance, support and advice to rowers, coxswains and their parents. They are uniquely qualified to provide the essential support which parents find invaluable throughout the entire college recruiting process.
Rowers Edge is pleased to donate its services to G-Row (Girls Row) Boston and Boys Row Boston which are rowing programs for urban youth in the Boston school system.
Rower’s Edge is pleased to partner with Xeno Muller, Mary Whipple who will provide personalized coaching for both rowers and coxswains.
Xeno is an Olympic gold and silver medalist and Olympic record holder in the single scull. As a member of the Brown University
crew, he was undefeated in collegiate rowing, winning the Eastern Sprints, I.R.A., and the Henley Royal Regatta. As a club rower, Xeno won 12 national championships, the Crash-B indoor rowing world championship and three silver medals at the elite world championship in the single scull.
Xeno specializes in slow motion digital stroke analysis. By sending in your digital recording of your rowing stroke you receive a frame by frame commentary of every aspect of your rowing stroke and a list of specific technical drills which improve your technical deficiencies. You will also receive a personalized one month training program to follow or use as reference in conjunction with your club program.
http://www.xenorowingcoach.com phone: 1 (949) 400-7630
Mary has been the coxswain for the United States Women’s eight for the past nine years. Mary coxed the 2004 Olympic eight to a Silver medal and steered the eight to three World Championship titles in 2006, 2007 and 2010 as well as Gold medal performances at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics.
Mary is available for private coxswain coaching to improve technical and motivational skills. She will review and provide feedback on individual practice and race tapes. If you are interested in getting more information, please feel free to contact Mary: