USRowing Annual Convention

  • Hosted By: USRowing
  • 2016 Owned Regatta

Week of April 6 - 11th

Monday, April 6 - 7:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Jim Dietz - Rigging for the Masters Rower
Olympian, esteemed coach, former Vice Chair of USRowing, and co-founder of All-American Rowing Camp, Jim Dietz will discuss rigging and loads for the masters athlete.

Tuesday, April 7 - 7:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Steve Gladstone - Selection: How to Select the Best Team and Lineup
Steve Gladstone, Yale’s Craig W. Johnson '68 Head Coach, was already regarded as one of the premier rowing coaches in the United States when he took over the Yale heavyweight crew in 2010. Yale Heavyweight Crew has risen to unprecedented heights under his leadership. The legendary coach will present on how he approaches building his Yale team and also will take time to discuss how he creates his lineups. 

Wednesday, April 8 - 7:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Liz Fusco - Nutrition and Immune Function: Staying Healthy at Home
Liz Fusco, MS, RDN is an endurance sports dietitian based in San Diego, California. Liz worked with the USOPC during the preparation and execution of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She is the performance dietitian for USRowing National Team programs and consults with USA BMX, track cycling and triathlon. In this webinar, Liz will discuss nutrition and immune function and how to stay healthy at home.

Thursday, April 9 - 7:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Patrick Schulker - What has changed for college recruiting?
No erg test? No on-water racing? What can athletes do right now to help their case for college recruiting? What are coaches looking for? What can athletes do? This webinar will cover what you can communicate, especially where things finished up in the spring, and what you can do now to improve your erg score. What can you do when lock down ends to improve your options? Continuing to do workouts at home will show your commitment to the sport, and what you see your future as will be reflected in the work you do.

Friday, April 10 - 7:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Eric Gehrke - Designing Your Training Program (Yearly & Seasonal)
Designing a training program can be daunting. Where do you start? When do you taper? How much lifting do you add in? Training zones? Percentages in each zone? So much information to accumulate in one place. Coach Gehrke will give examples of seasonal organizers and how to begin building your own training program.

Saturday, April 11 - 1:00 p.m. EDT - REGISTER
Blake Gourley - The Ankle Bone’s Connected to Your Rowing Performance: Assessments and Solutions
Blake Gourley, the author of "Unlock Your Ankles: How the Ankle is Hindering Your Rowing Performance," will dive into the value of the foot and ankle and their impact on technique, health, and performance. This webinar will include self-screening strategies, solutions, and rigging recommendations. http://www.movementevolution.com.