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Ned DelGuercio Shares Tips on Coxing a 2k
Anything that comes through your microphone should be useful information. Thinking out loud can make you a liability to your crew’s performance.
Marcus McElhenney’s Tips for When You’re Behind
Remember the rowers are listening to you and no matter what the situation you can always take a positive tone.
Losing weight as a coxswain
Team USA coxswain Pete Cipollone shares his thoughts on losing weight as a coxswain
Coaching Novice Coxswains
Team USA coxswain Pete Cipollone shares his thoughts on coaching novice coxswains.
Rowing experience for coxswains
Olympic Gold Medalist Pete Cipollone shares his views on coxswains getting rowing experience.
Ned DelGuercio Shares How to Fix Poor Rhythm
It is very difficult to fix rhythm by calling direct changes to the rhythm. Instead, work on connection, suspension, and power calls.
A Focus on Steering Straight
Going straight is hard! Still, there are some things you can to do to get good at it.
Marcus McElhenney Discusses Setting the Right Tone
Team USA coxswain Marcus McElhenney shares how to set the right tone to gain a competitive advantage
Learning from the coxswain seat
Feeling the changes from the seat is such an essential part of learning, so I am not sure there is anything you can read that will get you there.
The Hard Winter Months: A Coxswain in the Winter
Now is the time to listen to those recordings that we took months back and never listened to because we hate to.
The Role of a National Team Coxswain
At the elite level, there are two responsibilities that all coxswains must do all the time, and those are to be at weight (55.0 kg) and to steer straight.
Ned DelGuercio Discusses Coxswain Rivalries
You have to respect your rival. Having competition forces you to get better.
Improving Team Dynamics as a Coxswain
Darcy Marquardt shares tips on goal-setting and trust-building as a way to build strong team dynamics.
Coach Mike Teti on what makes a good coxswain
Mike Teti shares his summary of the key traits that make for a good coxswain.
Marcus McElhenney shares rowing lessons he applies at school
One of the best things I learned from rowing [is by] not being afraid to screw up while still trying my hardest all the time, I always walk away with something.
Learning from Other Coxswains – A Tribute to Acer Nethercott
If coxswains get along, the whole team gets better and so do they. If they do not, it can be chaos and practices are disrupted.
Pete Cipollone Shares How to Get a Feel for the Boat
Boat feel is critical for choosing the right technical calls to make your crew go faster.
Pete Cipollone Shares How to Avoid Being “Noise”
Pete Cipollone shares coxswain tips on how to avoid rowers tuning you out.
Leigh Heyman Addresses the Age Issue
Leigh Heyman shares his experience of becoming a national team coxswain in his 30’s.
What is the process to earn a spot to compete at the Olympics?
Have you ever wondered what all the steps are to get to the Olympics? Here’s a look at which events athletes will need to compete in to earn their spot.
Behind the scenes video of the shoot 03-10
If the smiles in the photos don’t prove how much fun we were having, then hopefully this little video will.
Behind the scenes at the women’s team shoot
I can’t begin to describe how fun this shoot was, but hopefully these behind the scenes images give a taste of it.
Lightweight team practice 07-06
Team USA Lightweight men practicing on Lake Mercer in West Windsor, New Jersey.
Pete Cipollone on what makes a great coxswain
Olympic gold medalist coxswain Pete Cipollone shares what makes a great coxswain
Olympian Chris Ahrens shares his honest advice for athletes aiming for the Olympics
USA Olympic gold medalist Chris Ahrens shares his advice for athletes aiming for the Olympics
The Longest Odds
Go behind the scenes of the Olympic Journey with The Longest Odds, a photo-documentary that goes inside the Beijing and London Olympic journey of the US Olympic rowing team.
This book illustrates what you do not see on television – it’s a raw look at what athletes go through during their years-long journeys much before anything appears on television.
The Longest Odds allows us to see those highs and lows, the conflicts, joy, exhaustion, elation, fear – and most of all, the bonds of friendship being indelibly forged.
Introducing Roving Cosmos
Dear friends, I’m excited to share my latest adventure. With Covid-19 and the lockdown keeping me homebound, I realised I was going to need to find a new way to satisfy my need for epic adventures and people trying to achieve big goals.
I traded my camera for a paint brush, and spent the better part of 2020 learning how to draw. And by the end of the year, Roving Cosmos was born.
Come join me on a new adventure as we go exploring the world beyond earth, following NASA and SpaceX, as we go reaching for the moon, Mars and the stars (all without leaving home)!