Our 2017 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 PRESENTATIONS, Eat 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 MacDermott, Kevin Gruber, Allyson Zoppa (Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut), and Renee Jones (Assistant Coach at Wesleyan University). Other coaches will be added as needed.
Four-day presentations: Eat to Compete, What Rowers Need to Know about College Admissions and Rowing in College, Improving Your 2k and Crosstraining.
Confirmed Two-day coaches: Allyson Zoppa (Assistant Coach at the University of Connecticut). Other coaches being added.
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 26 - Thursday June 29, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., $495 (experienced coxswains can attend for half price).
Two-day clinic: Saturday, August 5 - Sunday August 6, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., $250 (experienced coxswains can attend for half price).
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.