Mendota Development Camp

 

Club/School Name University of Wisconsin

Camp Start Date 23-Jun-2017
Camp End Date 13-Aug-2017

Cost of Camp $ 550.00

Rowing Disciplines Offered
Men, Senior, Under 23, Lightweight, Heavyweight, Sweep, Coxswains

Description of what is/is not included in camp cost
•Costs cover use, transportation and insurance of rowing equipment, a racing tank, housing at club nationals and regatta entry fees.
•At the coaches’ discretion, we can accept multiple payments, however, full camp fees must be paid by July 3.
•Camp participants will be responsible for transportation and all housing/lodging expenses.

Athlete/Coxswain qualification criteria
•Rowers:
oHeavyweight athletes interested in attending camp should have ergometer scores under 6:15 for 2000 meters. Lightweights should be under 6:25 at weight. Height and weight will be taken into consideration along with erg score.
•Coxswains:
oCoxswains should have at least a year of experience and will be evaluated on the basis of their coxing resume and weight.

Camp Objective and Development Plan
•To provide opportunities for U23- and Senior Team-eligible men to row and race in pairs, fours and eights in a competitive environment, and to improve fitness, technique and racing strategy. Athletes will gain skills and knowledge necessary to compete for spots on U23 and Senior National Rowing Team. Athletes should expect to compete in 5-10 events at Club Nationals and Canadian Henley. The number of campers is not limited.

Competitions Scheduled
• Duluth International Regatta, TBD Duluth, MN.
• USRowing Club Nationals Championships July 12-16, Bethel, OH
• Canadian Henley August 6-13 (24 athletes only) St. Catharines, Canada

Coaching Staff
Beau Hoopman, Freshman Coach, University of Wisconsin

Additional Information
Training Schedule:
• M-F: 6:30-8:30 am; 4-6 pm
• Sat: 7:00-9:00am

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