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2016 Youth Rowing Clinics 
 

For the 14th consecutive summerexperienced college rowing coaches come to the Riverfront Boathouse in Hartford to teach beginning and experienced high-school aged students in a fun and supportive atmosphere. 
 


Our 2016 four-day clinic will be HEADLINED by Trinity’s Kevin MacDermott, the 2013 NESCAC Men’s Rowing Coach of the Year and former US Junior National Team Men’s Head Coach, AND Delaware's Kevin Gruber, with four-day clinic PRESENTATIONSEat to Compete, by Holyoke Community College nutrition professor and rowing coach, Dr. Laura Christoph, and What Rowers Need to Know about College Admissions and Rowing in College, by Coach MacDermott. 



Confirmed Four-day coaches: Kevin MacDermottKevin GruberAllyson Zoppa (Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut), and Evan White (Assistant Coach at Bates College).  Other coaches will be added as needed.

 
Four-day presentations: Eat to Compete, What Rowers Need to Know about College Admissions and Rowing in CollegeImproving Your 2k and Crosstraining.

Confirmed Two-day coaches: Renee Jones, (Trinity College Women's Head Coach); Allyson Zoppa (Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut); Edward Slater, Trinity College Men's Associate Head Coach).  Other coaches will be added as needed.

Two-day presentation: Improving your 2k, What Rowers Need to Know about College Admissions and Rowing in College

At both clinics, beginners will learn how to row or cox and receive an introduction to all aspects of the sport. Experienced rowers and coxswains will improve their understanding of the stroke and how to improve it. The clinic is open to rising 8th graders and high school students. Lunch and a t-shirt are provided.  Novices should dress as if they were going jogging and should bring a water bottle, hat, sunscreen

 

Four-day clinic: Monday, June 27 - Thursday June 30, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., $495 (experienced coxswains can attend for half price).
Two-day clinic: Saturday, August 6 - Sunday August 7, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., $250 (experienced coxswains can attend for half price). 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ONE OF OUR CLINICS!


Please visit our Youth Rowing Pages for information about our ongoing Youth classes and teams.

 

Program Sponsor

 

The generosity of sponsors enables young people at Hartford and East Hartford high schools to row at no cost to them or their families. If you are interested in supporting this terrific program, contact Deborah Baker, Director of Development, via email or call 860.713.3131 ext. 326.

Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust