Congratulations to Coaches Selected for the New Level 3 Certification Course
By USRowing Staff • August 29, 2019
USRowing is happy to announce the coaches that have been selected for the new Level 3 High Performance Coach Certification Course that will be held in Philadelphia December 4-6 at the 2019 USRowing Annual Convention.
In total, 39 coaches applied to be considered for the Level 3 Certification Course. The coaching education committee including Kris Korzeniowski, Cam Kiosoglous, Chris Chase, and Willie Black selected the following coaches to participate:
- Kirk Beckman – Lower Merion High School/Vesper
- Anthony Chacon – Colgate University
- Katie Coons – University of Dayton
- Carol Dinion – Potomac Boat Club High Performance Juniors
- Jesse Foglia – Harvard University, U.S. U19 Men’s Team
- Casey Galvanek – Sarasota Crew, U.S. U19 Men’s Team
- Nick Goode – Philadelphia City Rowing
- Matthew Grau – Three Rivers Junior Rowing
- Sean Hall – Penn AC, U.S. Men’s Senior Team
- Richard Hull – Olympia Area Rowing Juniors
- Sarah Low – Atlanta Junior Rowing, U.S. U19 Women’s Team
- William Manning – Princeton University
- Asiya Mahmund – Drexel University
- Jeremy Michalitsianos – Montclair High School
- Stephen McCarthy – The Foundry, St. Edwards High School, U.S. U19 Men’s Team
- Luis Prado – White Rock Rowing
- Jamie Stack – South Jersey Rowing
- Emmanual Valentin – Saratoga Rowing, Olympic Development Program
Congratulations to these coaches, and thanks to everyone who applied. This was an exceptional, high-quality pool of candidates.
Selection was based on, but not limited to, the following:
- Past coaching experience and results.
- Contribution to the mainstream of high-performance rowing.
- Previous camps and national team involvement.
- Further coaching education participation including courses, clinics, seminars, and conferences as a presenter, instructor, or attendee.
- Other coaching related achievements, qualifications and experiences.
Due to the high number of coaches who applied, USRowing is considering adding a second course, which would mean offering two Level 3 Certification Courses per year. More details on this will follow.