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Online registration has closed. Walk-up registration will be available at the USRowing Help Desk, beginning Thursday, November 30.

2017 Advanced Coaches Conference

The 2017 Advanced Coaches Conference will take place December 2-3, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, as part of the USRowing Convention.

For information about other programs at this year’s USRowing Convention, click here.

The goal of this year’s Advanced Coaches Conference is to provide you with a variety of subjects presented by some of the top rowing coaches and sports experts in the country.

Some of the most successful coaches in the country, along with experts from outside the rowing community, will speak on topics of interest to even the most knowledgeable coaches.

Speakers & Presenters

  • Yaz Farooq

    Topic: “Buy In: Strategies for Working with Your Team to Get the Results You Both Want”

    Head Coach, University of Washington Women’s Rowing

  • Dr. Jeff Duke

    President, 3D Institute

    Author and Developer of “The Three Dimensional Coach”

  • Dr. Christine Brooks

    Topic: “The Science of Training Youth Athletes”

    University of Florida, Teacher of High Performance Coaching and Skill Acquisition

  • Tom Terhaar

    Tom Terhaar and Mike Teti will be leading a Q&A where they will reveal all of their coaching secrets!

    Women’s Open Weight Head Coach, USRowing National Team

  • Mike Teti

    Tom Terhaar and Mike Teti will be leading a Q&A where they will reveal all of their coaching secrets!

    Men’s Coach, USRowing National Team

  • Greg Hughes

    Topic: “Simple Biomechanics from Coach to Coach”

    Men’s Head Coach, Princeton University

  • Inigo San Millan

    Topic: “The Scientific Training and Monitoring of the Competitive Rower”

    Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine

    Director, Sports Performance Program, CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center

  • Steve Gladstone

    Topic: “My Philosophy, Rowing Technique, Teaching, and Drills”

    Yale’s Craig W. Johnson ’68 Head Coach of Heavyweight Crew

  • Chris Kerber

    Topic: “Boat Selection: Using Coach Tools, Science, & Pixie Dust”

    Head Coach, Lightweight Men, Cornell University

  • Marc Nowak

    Topic: “Rib Stress: Injuries, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention”

    PT, MPT, Staff Therapist/Official PT for the USRowing National Team

  • Casey Galvanek

    Topic: “Development of Young Athletes Based on Sarasota Junior Single Sculler”

    Head Coach & Executive Director, Sarasota Crew

  • Amanda Kraus

    Topic: “The Future of Rowing: Expanding the Sport’s Access to Youth from Under-Resourced Communities”

    Founder and Executive Director, Row New York

  • Jen Baker

    Topic: “Follow the Leader: Building Successful Coaching Staffs and Cohesive Teams”

    Senior Associate Athletic Director, John Hopkins University

  • Marlene Royle

    Topic: “Coaching Masters: Adapting Technique as you Age”

    Author, Visiting Coach, Staff member of Craftsbury Sculling Center and Florida Rowing Center for select programs each year

Program Schedule

For information on the complete Convention schedule, visit the Convention page on the USRowing web site.

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Travel and Lodging

The Advanced Coaches Conference will be held at host hotel: Hyatt Regency Sarasota 1000 Boulevard of the Arts Sarasota, Florida, USA, 34236

Airport and Ground Transportation

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ): Serviced by Air Canada, American, Delta, Elite Airways, JetBlue, United, and WestJet. SRQ is the closest airport to the host hotel, approximately 4 miles away.

Tampa International Airport (TPA): Serviced by numerous airlines, with more nonstop destinations, Tampa International Airport is another option for getting to the Sarasota-Bradenton area. It is located approximately 66 miles from the host hotel.

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Host Hotel Information

A limited number of rooms are available at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota for a reduced rates beginning at $149/night (+taxes).

All reservations must be made by November 10, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern in order to qualify for this rate.

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