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WELCOME - Let’s Get Better! USRowing’s 2020 Annual Convention is going virtual this December! Although all of us would rather be meeting in person, COVID-19 had other plans. No worries though. In fact, this year’s convention promises to be bigger than ever with brand new diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) training that will be available free of charge to all of our members along with our ever-popular Para/Adaptive, Coaching Education, Business of Rowing and Referee tracks. And the best part is all of this great content is available from the convenience of home!

We’ll focus on getting better across the spectrum -- improving as coaches, creating more inclusive boathouses, strengthening our organizations as we come back from COVID-19, enhancing our physical and mental well-being, and more. While 2020 has been a challenging year, this year’s Annual Convention serves as a springboard to start 2021 off stronger, healthier, wiser … and better!
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USRowing is excited to announce that VESPOLI USA will be sponsoring the 2020 USRowing Annual Convention, and as part of the sponsorship, convention goers will have the chance to win a new Vespoli SD single. Click Here to Register! 

Click link for the Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, void where prohibited. 16+, U.S. Residents only. Begins 12/8/20; ends 12/13/20. Operated by United States Rowing Association, 2 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Tuesday, December 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
KEYNOTE : Making Our Youth and Collegiate Rowing Programs More Diverse and Inclusive

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Our panel will delve into the practical ways that we can make our boathouses more welcoming to athletes and members of all backgrounds.

Speakers
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Chris Chase

Director of Youth Rowing, USRowing
Chris Chase started coaching in 1996 when he founded the Saratoga Rowing Association, while teaching social studies at the local high school. The club grew into one of the largest in the country.  In 2019, Chase left Saratoga and joined USRowing.As a coach, Chase’s crews won or... Read More →
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Liam Miranda

Duke Women's Rowing c/o 2016, Current Sports Inclusion Researcher at Inclusion Playbook
Liam Miranda (he/him) has extensive experience in the sports inclusion and social justice fields. He studies the intersection of access to athletics and physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and has published various reports and policy reviews relating to LGBTQ inclusion in sports... Read More →
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Malcolm Doldron

Head Coach, Women's Lightweight Rowing, Boston University
Named Boston University's inaugural women's lightweight head coach in June of 2012, Malcolm Doldron entered his ninth season at the helm of the program in 2020-21, having previously coached at Columbia University, Princeton University, Penn Athletic Club, and Thompson Boat Center... Read More →
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Craig White

Head Rowing Coach, St. Benedict's Preparatory School
Craig White started the rowing program at St. Benedict’s Prep in 2011. With the help of dedicated parents and an enduring vision, the program has grown to sustain 60+ students athletes who love the sport year round in the heart of Newark, New Jersey. Craig teaches math at St. Benedict’s... Read More →

Sponsors
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Row360

Row360, the sport’s only independent magazine covering rowing globally, is published six times a year in print and in digital format.Edited by Ben Tufnell, a former GB junior international and Cal Berkeley rower, Row360 covers the most important and engaging stories in rowing, with... Read More →


Tuesday December 8, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm EST