Author Archives: Spring

Rowing and Water Safety – learn from Incidents

and Share the Knowledge Around your Rowing Club Nothing puts a damper on our favourite sport of rowing like common accidents on and off the water. Do any of these scenarios sound all-too-familiar? Slipping in water puddling off boats fresh from the river Dropping boats and breaking them Collisions on the water between boats (watch […]

Managing your Rowing Club: 7 Helpful Tools to do it Better

Rowing club management can be a lonely job, that’s why we’re here to support you.  Our blog is all about connecting you with rowing club management tools, tips and expertise written by our own experts and gathered from around the internet.  We’re trying to bring the world of rowing closer together, especially the world of […]

A review of Chelsea Dommert’s ‘Coaching the Coxswain’ by Chris Kerber

Chris Kerber, Head Coach of Men’s Lightweight Rowing at Cornell University, reviews Coaching the Coxswain: a guide for a Rowing Coach who Never Coxed. As coaches we spend a majority of our on and off water time perfecting the athlete behind the oar through condition programs, stroke technique and race day savvy.  We also spend a […]

Coaching the Coxswain: A review by Phil Simmons

Phil Simmons, Head of Rowing at Kingston Grammar School, reviews ‘Coaching the Coxswain’ by Chelsea Dommert. As Chelsea says she has not written this book to offer “love praise and ginger snaps” she has written it to give those coaches an insight into the cox and why they make some of the frustrating mistakes we […]

Quarterly Rowing Club Fundraising Ideas: Draw a Crowd This Summer

Every few months we bring you ideas on activities to help you raise funds for your rowing club & activities. This quarter our fundraising ideas are all about drawing a crowd and getting them involved with your club. Build funds and PR for your club at the same time while having a lot of fun […]

Quarterly Rowing Club Fundraising Ideas

This quarterly fundraising post is unique to our previous ideas. We’re focusing strictly on food, crafts, and creative inspiration. Absolutely none of these ideas remotely resembles an erg-a-thon. Hint: If you’re hunting for fund raising ideas remember to to search in non-obvious places, like Pinterest. Three boards relevant to Fundraising, to get you started: http://pinterest.com/cryuk/creative-raising-awareness-fundraising/ […]

Quarterly Fundraising Ideas

Every three months we write up the fund raising ideas that we’ve researched for you online.  Use them to buy new equipment for your rowing club, or send your team to regattas. Want more ideas? Buy our ebook – Fund Raising Tips and Ideas for Your Club   Celebrity Row-Off (and we don’t mean rowers) Are […]

Rowing Club Fundraising Ideas Quarterly

Every three months we write up the fund raising ideas that we’ve researched for you online.  Use them to buy new equipment for your rowing club. Buy our ebook – Fund Raising Tips and Ideas for Your Club   Gloucestershire Olympians Dinner Gloucester Rowing Club took a classic event to a new level, when their […]