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Rowers Choice believes a rowing conference should include the opportunity for hands on learning and not be limited to a classroom.

Hands on learning.
In the boathouse training.
On the water coaching.

Built for coaches that want hands on learning from the best.

Boathouse education

  • Rigging
  • Boat and Oar Adjustments
  • Learn how to do basic boat repairs

Business of Rowing

  • Fundraising
  • The importance of Alumni Engagement
  • Equipment Management and Fleet Turnover

On the water coaching

  • Skills and Drills
  • Making the most out of practice
  • Practice management

Off the water training

  • Training Plan Development
  • Appropriate cross training
  • Athlete Health

Rowing Expo

See rowing manufacturers set up and demo their newest equipment!


  • Will be announced April 3rd!

What topics would you be interested in learning about?

This is your chance to shape the conference. Let us know if there are specific topics, questions, or issues that you would like to hear covered and we will do our best to meet those requests.

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Tentative and Projected Schedule

Exact topics and coaches leading sessions will be posted in April.

Coaches involved include:

(coaches subject to change based on availability)

Greg Hughes

Megan Cooke Carcagno

Brian Conley
Old Dominion

Glenn Putyrae

Nich Lee Parker

Matt Smith

Rob Weber
Robert Morris

Rebecca Grzybowski

More coaches will be announced April 3, 2023

Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, Pa

August 18 – 20, 2023

Details and Specifics

Anyone is welcome to attend.

This conference is built to benefit coaches at all levels, but specifically the college assistant coach and all high school coaches.

This conference is 2.5 days long.

All attendees will  attend the same classes.

Friday and Saturday will include 4 sessions.  Each attending coach will participate in all 4 sessions.

  • On the Water
  • Off the Water
  • In the Boathouse
  • Business of Rowing

Sunday will be offer a few round table conversations.

Take Over the Row 2023 will be located at boathouses along Boathouse Row.

August 18 – August 20, 2023.

Session schedule will be released in April 2023.

Session schedule will be announced April 2023.