JANUARY ROWING CAMP


Camp Overview

Inspire a Better Experience — The goal of the camp is to give dedicated and competitive rowers inspiration and instruction from some of the most successful rowers in the sport today to grow as an athlete and improve their rowing experience. Rowing has an impact on all of our lives, we hope this camp will enhance that impact while providing more self-confidence with long term goals and short term challenges.

GUEST COaches and speakers Confirmed

Variety of Influence — We hope more experiences shared with the athletes will lead to more self-belief.

Caroline Lind Shald - Two-time Olympic gold medalist, six-time World Champion.

Caroline Lind Shald - Two-time Olympic gold medalist, six-time World Champion.

Bryan Volpenhein - Five-time Olympian, gold medalist in 2004 games, Head Coach of US National Team 2012-2016.

Bryan Volpenhein - Five-time Olympian, gold medalist in 2004 games, Head Coach of US National Team 2012-2016.

Will Daly - Twelve-time National Team member, World Champion Lightweight rower.

Will Daly - Twelve-time National Team member, World Champion Lightweight rower.

Erin Cafaro Mackenzie - Two-time Olympic gold medalist, U23 and World Champion.

Erin Cafaro Mackenzie - Two-time Olympic gold medalist, U23 and World Champion.

Pete Cipollone - Olympic gold medalist cox for 2004 8+, 4 time World Champion, Instaviser Founder.

Pete Cipollone - Olympic gold medalist cox for 2004 8+, 4 time World Champion, Instaviser Founder.

Colette  Lucas-Conwell - Current National Team coxswain and two-time U23 Gold medalist.

Colette
Lucas-Conwell -
Current National Team coxswain and two-time U23 Gold medalist.

Alice Lee -  1980 National Champion at Cal, VP of Title Nine, women’s sportswear attire.

Alice Lee -
1980 National Champion at Cal, VP of Title Nine, women’s sportswear attire.

 

Camp COaches Confirmed

Strokewise founder, IRA and Henley Royal winning coach, worldwide recruiter for rowing.

Strokewise founder, IRA and Henley Royal winning coach, worldwide recruiter for rowing.

Jovan Jovanovic - Gold medalist and U23 World Recorder holder, 5- National Team member.

Jovan Jovanovic - Gold medalist and U23 World Recorder holder, 5- National Team member.

Tricia Blocher - US JWNT, Jr. girls, and collegiate women’s, and Row West coach.

Tricia Blocher - US JWNT, Jr. girls, and collegiate women’s, and Row West coach.

Phoebe Marks-Nicholes - NCAA Champion, 3 year V8 cox for University of Washington.

Phoebe Marks-Nicholes - NCAA Champion, 3 year V8 cox for University of Washington.


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Who should attend

Male and Female Rowers — Our hope is to share this opportunity with the best rowers in the country as well as those just starting their high school rowing journey. All rowers must have one season of experience to attend, currently enrolled in high school, and rowing is priority in their life to keep the focus on the sport itself.

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Camp Items for success

What to Pack — Running shoes, flip flops, water bottle, sunglasses and rowing attire. It could be cold or foggy, athletes should pack to be prepared for cold, rain or fog.Breakfast is provided at the hotel for overnight rowers. Lunch, dinner and snacks are the responsibility of the rower.

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Where is it held

Marin Rowing — MRA is a high school and masters world-class training facility located in Greenbrae, CA. Their junior program is consistently ranked top 10 in the country. It houses RP3 ergs, C2 ergs, an outdoor weight space, three boat bays of sculling and sweep equipment to maximize the teaching approaches of instructors.

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Basic Schedule

Jan 2-6 — Two on the water sessions per day. Some erging and weights accompany the water sessions. Subject to change prior to the start of camp.


Jan. 2 from 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jan. 3 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jan. 4 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jan. 5 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jan. 6 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am

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Guest Coach/Speaker Schedule

Jan. 2nd PM - Alice Lee
Jan. 3rd AM - Erin Cafaro Mackenzie
Jan. 3rd PM - Bryan Volpenhein
Jan. 4th AM - Will Daly
Jan. 4th PM - Colette Lucas-Conwell
Jan. 5th AM - Caroline Lind Shald
Jan. 5th PM - Pete Cipollone
Jan. 6th AM - TBD

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Transportation to Camp

Getting to Marin — Day campers will be responsible for their own transportation. Over night campers will work with Strokewise to arrange transportation from San Francisco or Oakland airport.

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Lunch & Dinner

Tons of Options — There are two shopping center close by that have several restaurants and grocery stores for the athletes to chose. They are Bon Air Center and The Village at Corte Madera.

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Camp housing

Marin Suites — Day campers will be responsible for their own transportation. It is a one mile walk from Marin Suite to Marin Boathouse. It is safe walk in a residential neighborhood athletes often run. Camp director and a female counselor will stay at the hotel with athletes.

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Health INsurance

Family Responsibility — Injuries or illnesses that occur during the camp requiring medical care or hospitalization are the responsibility of the family, not Strokewise.

“What we do is practice, and practice with purpose. We do that each day. We bring what we have, and that’s the way it works—nothing more complicated or strategic than that.”
— Steve Gladstone
 

CAMP COST


Camp Registration

$350 — The goal is an affordable camp for rowing to meet and talk rowing with the best in the sport.


Camp
Housing
Payment

$275— Housing will be at Marin Suites in Corte Madera. It is a one mile walk to Marin through a very safe neighborhood Marin athletes often run through. They will be accompanied at the hotel and during the walk to the boathouse each day.