As a boat club manager, you can't count the number of hats you have to wear on two hands. Yours is a big job, and we're here to make it easier. One task that's important to the fluid development of your club, the effectiveness of your coaches, and the satisfaction of your club members, is […]
Old oars are a fact of life for most clubs. They aren't the most dangerous bits of equipment but they can significantly affect your enjoyment of the sport.
What goes wrong with oars?
- The collar (sleeve) plastic wears into grooves
- The button plastic wears into grooves
- The tip of the spoon splits and delaminates
- Sweep handles get too smooth and […]
If you coach for students, you may resonate with this post from The CoachAD on the difficulties that parents can present for you. The post has some positive points on dealing with difficult parents, particularly on how to keep them informed and in-the-loop. It also has some more radical suggestions, and you should […]
If you're in the U.S. your crews are rowing up a storm in anticipation of the Head of the Charles regatta later this month. As a boat club manager, you want to help your coaches prepare your crews for such anticipated events. Below we have a link to an excellent resource from Coxmate, […]