The 'What Works' Summit

Coaching Technique: Pathways to Performance

Saturday, February 1st - Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

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The 10th annual 'What Works' Summit Coaching Conference will be all about coaching technique and building pathways to performance. With expert presenters from inside and outside rowing coming to share, attendees will leave with tangible ways to make their athletes faster. Learn about the drills, words, workouts, and mentality needed to make changes stick and build boat speed.

 

Schedule   Speakers   Presentations   Main Conference   Pre-conference Workshops   Register

Schedule

Friday, January 31st, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Pre-Conference Workshop and Dinner

Dr. Erin McConnell, Physical Therapist at Spaulding Rehab | Maximizing movement efficiency to minimize injury

An interactive workshop that will address how specific technical flaws during the rowing stroke can contribute to injury. Erin will be bringing video examples and will focus on how to address common impairments that contribute to the breakdown of rowing technique, and how to address them in and out of the boat. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to actively participate in discussion and movement-based interventions that will help their athletes maximize their efficiency in order to minimize injuries.

Register Here! (20 Person Cap)


Saturday, February 1st, 2020

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM | 'What Works' Summit 2020 Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Hot Breakfast, Coffee, and Networking

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Breakout Session #1

Mike Purcer, Founder of Purcerverance Coaching DevelopmentThe Effective Drive - New Balance Weight Room

Hugo Gulliver, Chief Coach @ University of London | Learnings from across the pond: Sharing the British development & performance pathway - IRL Classroom

Kelly Evans, Assistant Coach of Heavyweight Crew for Harvard-Radcliffe | The Man in the Mirror Approach: How to Change Your Team by First Changing Yourself - 1980 Meeting Room

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Breakout Session #2

Mike Purcer, Founder of Purcerverance Coaching DevelopmentThe Effective Drive - New Balance Weight Room

Hugo Gulliver, Chief Coach @ University of London | Learnings from across the pond: Sharing the British development & performance pathway - IRL Classroom

Kelly Evans, Assistant Coach of Heavyweight Crew for Harvard-Radcliffe | The Man in the Mirror Approach: How to Change Your Team by First Changing Yourself - 1980 Meeting Room

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Coach Talk - Networking Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Keynote

Adam Naylor, EdD, CMPC, Mental Game Consultant @ Northeastern University and Lead Consultant @ Telos SPCAthlete or Robot: What's your goal?

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Breakout Session #3

Tessa Spillane, Head Coach Wellesley College | Mindfully Prepared - Setting the tone for excellence. - New Balance Weight Room

John Pojednic, Head Coach Northeastern University Men's Rowing | Successful Evolution: NU’s coaching journey - IRL Classroom

Jesse Foglia, Assistant Coach of Heavyweight Crew for Harvard | Creating a Pathway for Technical Progression - 1980 Meeting Room

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Breakout Session #4

Tessa Spillane, Head Coach Wellesley College | Mindfully Prepared - Setting the tone for excellence. - New Balance Weight Room

John Pojednic, Head Coach Northeastern University Men's Rowing |Successful Evolution: NU’s coaching journey - IRL Classroom

Jesse Foglia, Assistant Coach of Heavyweight Crew for Harvard | Creating a Pathway for Technical Progression - 1980 Meeting Room

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Craft Beer Social Hour

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM | Continental Breakfast and Coffee

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Breakout Session #6

Linda Muri, Founder of Rocket Science Rowing | A Comparison of Rowing Styles - Fads, Classics, and Cutting Edge - New Balance Weight Room

Brian DeDominici, Head Coach Bromfield AB Boy's Rowing | What we say vs. What they hear vs. What we mean - IRL Classroom

Katie Lane, Assistant Coach with Penn Women’s Rowing | They can walk the walk, but are they talking the RIGHT talk? - 1980 Meeting Room

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM | Breakout Session #7

Linda Muri, Founder of Rocket Science Rowing | A Comparison of Rowing Styles - Fads, Classics, and Cutting Edge - New Balance Weight Room

Brian DeDominici, Head Coach Bromfield AB Boy's Rowing | What we say vs. What they hear vs. What we mean - IRL Classroom

Katie Lane, Assistant Coach with Penn Women’s Rowing | They can walk the walk, but are they talking the RIGHT talk? - 1980 Meeting Room

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Keynote - Active Session

Hugo Gulliver, Chief Coach @ University of London | Coaching techniques: what can we steal from other sports?

12:00 PM | 'What Works' Summit 2020 End


Main Conference

1. Register before 11/1/19: $285

2. Register before 1/1/20: $300

3. Register before 1/26/20: $315

4. Register in the final week for $335

Register Today!

Pre-Conference Workshop 

Join us for dinner and an interactive session on technique and injury prevention!

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Maximizing movement efficiency to minimize injury 

Presented by Dr. Erin McConnell, Physical Therapist at Spaulding Rehab

An interactive workshop that will address how specific technical flaws during the rowing stroke can contribute to injury. Erin will be bringing video examples and will focus on how to address common impairments that contribute to the breakdown of rowing technique, and how to address them in and out of the boat. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to actively participate in discussion and movement-based interventions that will help their athletes maximize their efficiency in order to minimize injuries.

Friday, January 31st, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Register Here! (20 Person Cap)

Location:

Community Rowing, Inc.
Harry Parker Boathouse
20 Nonantum Road
Brighton, MA 02135 USA

Accommodations:

CRI has partnered with the Residence Inn by Marriott - Boston/Watertown.
It's a short walk to the boathouse and they have free parking ($50 value) for those coming from out of town.
 
There will also be a complimentary hotel shuttle that runs in the morning and afternoon between 7am - 7pm. 
 
Start date: 1/31/20
End date: 2/2/20
Conference Rate: $149/night
Last day to book: 1/1/20
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