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

What injuries do you see? 

Interactive workshop on technique and injury prevention, presented by Dr. Erin McConnell, Physical Therapist at Spaulding Rehab.

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, Senior 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, Senior 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 1980 Meeting Room

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

Hugo Gulliver, Senior 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!

Erin McConnell Injury Prevention CRI

What injuries do you see? 

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

A workshop to address technique, injury prevention, and how to develop both in your athletes. Erin will be bringing video examples and hands on exercises for workshop participants to try as they reflect on coaching technique and preventing injury.

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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