2018 Junior Day

Where else can young rowers come together to have breakfast with U.S. National Team rowers, learn about college recruiting, find out what it takes to make the junior national team, and meet other rowers?

Junior Day at the USRowing Annual Convention provides these unique opportunities, and more. Join us on Saturday, December 8, in San Diego!

Registration has been extended! The deadline is now November 25, 2018.

Speakers & Presenters

  • Ethan Curren

    Head Coach, Women’s Development Camp — USRowing U19 National Team

    Your Path to the National Team

    Join USRowing Junior National (U19) coach and youth rowing expert Ethan Curren to find out your potential path to making it to the U19 National Team and beyond.

  • Liz Fusco

    National Team Nutritionist — USRowing

    Snack Wars!
    Learn about the basic foundation of recovery while preparing one of the National Teams favorite snacks. Test your chops in the kitchen with some friendly competition.

  • Lisa Kottschade APRN, C.N.P.

    Nurse Practitioner & Associate Professor of Oncology — Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

    Melanoma 101: Are you at Risk?

    This session will discuss the significant increases in incidence rates among young people being diagnosed with melanoma, how to protect yourself and what to do if you are diagnosed.

     

  • Bill Manning

    Assistant Coach, Lightweight Men — Princeton University

    College Recruiting 101
    Rowing provides great opportunities for athletes to continue their competition and education at the collegiate level. Princeton University’s Bill Manning will teach athletes the basics about the college recruiting process.

     

  • Dr. Yiyi Yan, M.D., Ph.D.

    Division of Medical Oncology — Mayo Clinic Rochester

    Melanoma 101: Are you at Risk?

    This session will discuss the significant increases in incidence rates among young people being diagnosed with melanoma, how to protect yourself and what to do if you are diagnosed.

Program Information

  • Saturday, December 8

    2nd Annual "Breakfast with Champions"

    Start your day off right at a breakfast with champions! Share the morning with some of the most successful people in our sport. Ask them questions, learn more about their career, and listen to their amazing stories.

    Referees are People Too: An Inside Look

    Speakers: Eric Weir and Trinath Goteti

    Juniors will get the unique opportunity to get to know some of USRowing’s valuable referees. Learn what types of training officials go through, understand the decision-making process and ask the referee panel questions you’ve always wanted the answers to.

    Snack Wars

    Speaker: Liz Fusco

    Learn about the basic foundation of recovery while preparing one of the National Teams favorite snacks. Test your chops in the kitchen with some friendly competition.

    Melanoma 101: Are you at Risk?

    Speakers: Lisa Kottschade APRN, C.N.P. & Dr. Yiyi Yan, M.D., Ph.D.

    In this session we will discuss the significant increases in incidence rates among young people being diagnosed with melanoma, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you are diagnosed.

    Your Path to the National Team

    Speaker: Ethan Curren

    Have you ever wanted to represent your country at a World Rowing Championship? Making the team may be a lot closer than you’d think. Join USRowing Junior National (U19) coach and youth rowing expert Ethan Curren to find out your potential path to making it to the U19 National Team and beyond.

    Building a Team - Teambuilding & Gear Swap

    Take a half hour to relax and get to know other juniors at convention. Play games like human foosball, life-size Jenga, life-size checkers and chess and much more. Don’t forget to bring a piece of gear from your home club for our 2018 gear swap!

    College Recruiting 101

    Speaker: Bill Manning

    Although daunting, the college recruiting process may be simpler than you think and we have brought in an expert. Princeton University’s Bill Manning is back to tell you all about the do’s and don’ts of college recruiting.

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