Stress can be beneficial

Reframing stress into excitement or preparation can yield better results. http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/08/why-athletes-and-you-should-stop-trying-to-calm-down.html

2K Training Takes Time

The 2K is all important in the recruiting process since this is one of the ways in which college coaches evaluate a rower’s ability and potential. It is what we call the “SAT/ACT” for rowing. College coaches often have a target 2K that they want to see and they will communicate this with potential recruits. […]

5 Official Visits Can Be Too Many

The NCAA regulates many aspects of the recruiting process and allows for 5 official visits by a prospective recruit. See NCAA rules for more specifics. Official visits (OV) are a wonderful way to learn about a school and rowing program and get an “insider” view of a campus. They allow for class time as well […]

Lessons from college coaches

College coaches look  beyond athletic ability when evaluating potential recruits to add to their roster. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/what-college-sports-recruiters-can-teach-your-child/?_r=0

Coaches want to know what you learned from races

The spring racing season is over for many high school rowers and coxswains. It is important to communicate with college coaches about your spring season races whether you won medals or were disappointed with your results. One of the most important things that coaches want to know is what you learned from the race.  Every […]