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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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Friday, December 11 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
A Healthy Boathouse

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WATCH THE RECORDING FOR THIS SESSION HERE.
*This session recording is for 2020 USRowing Convention attendees only*


During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all looking for ways to ensure our athletes, staff and boathouses continue to stay safe. Join us during this panel discussion on how to keep your boathouse healthy! You will hear from the USRowing Medical Commission and our insurance expert, Rachel Kelley.
 
On top of that, USRowing is excited to offer you the perspective of Wes Ng, head women’s coach at the University of Pennsylvania, and Beatrice Sims, director of operations at CRI, on how they have handled adjusting their programs and implementing new practices at the youth and collegiate levels in response to COVID-19 

Moderators
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Jules Zane

USRowing Director of Member Services and Referee Programs, USRowing

Speakers
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Assured Partners

Sales Executive, Assured Partners
The insurance industry is filled with multinational conglomerates focused solely on improving their balance sheets. But AssuredPartners is not one of them. Our focus is on relationships. On forging rock solid partnerships with successful regional and local firms who are as fervent... Read More →
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Wes Ng

Head Coach for Women's Rowing, University of Pennsylvania's
Wes Ng was hired as the University of Pennsylvania's Head Coach for Women's Rowing in July 2015, and has completed four years overseeing the Quakers program. Coach Ng’s short tenure at Penn can certainly be qualified as a success, when you consider the following:*Penn's Varsity... Read More →
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Beatrice Sims

Director of Operations & CRI Coach, Community Rowing Inc.
Beatrice found rowing as a walk-on freshman at Brown University, where she rowed for four years before graduating in 2012 with a degree in math and computer science and a 2011 NCAA championship ring.She spent five years working as a developer of logistics software before joining CRI... Read More →

Sponsors
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EZ Dock

EZ Dock Low Profile Docks are tailored to the needs of rowers, both individually or with a crew.Engineered to meet FISA and USA rowing standards, it’s a favorite among clubs and universities, giving individuals or crews of all sizes easy access to get you out on and out of the water... Read More →


Friday December 11, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST