Congratulations to Coaches Selected for the New Level 3 Certification Course

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:

  1. Past coaching experience and results.
  2. Contribution to the mainstream of high-performance rowing.
  3. Previous camps and national team involvement.
  4. Further coaching education participation including courses, clinics, seminars, and conferences as a presenter, instructor, or attendee.
  5. 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.

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