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Fall U19 Sculling
Fall U19 Sculling

2024 Fall U17 & U19 Sculling


Potomac Boat Club has a long tradition of developing young athletes into National Champions; National Team

Members; World Champions; Pan-American Games Medalists; and even Olympians. The Fall Sculling

Program gives athletes the framework and tools upon which to build an international rowing career. The

program focuses on foundational technical development, strength and core development, nutrition, training

at a high level, goal setting skills, and racing.

 

Apply Here


Camp Dates: August 24th - Nov 4th

Camp Format: The program utilizes a combination of land and water training sessions each week to develop

technical fundamentals, physiology, functional strength, improve mobility/core/balance, fueling skill sets,

goal setting practices, and race prep.

Best Practices: Athletes will have additional access to virtual education tools on topics which include topics

such as training tools, nutrition/hydration resources, and goal setting / sport psych tools.


Training Times:

  • Mon-Fri 5:00-7:00PM 
  • Sat 8:30-10:30AM
  • Specific schedules may vary based on program athlete constraints


Coaches: Carol Dinion, Head Coach,


Roster: 24 athletes (12 men, 12 women)


Athletes will develop in the following areas: 

  • Technical Fundamentals: moving small boats
  • Video review
  • Core strength
  • Weight room: technique and functional strength
  • Nutrition and hydration strategies
  • Goal setting and mental skills
  • Race strategies


Regattas:  

  • Scullers Head of the Potomac (SHOP): Sept 29, Washington DC
  • Head of the Charles: Oct 18 - 20th Boston (Select boats only)
  • Head of the Schuylkill: Oct 27th, Philadelphia 
  • Head of the Occoquan (HOTO): Nov 2-3, Sandy Run, VA


Base Program Camp Fee: $1,600

  • Regatta fees (race entry, hull and athlete transport, hotels, etc.) will be billed separately.
  • Note: Scholarships are available, please inquire if there is a need.


Program Policy:

  • All program related communication goes through the athletes. Athletes will be on an official program email list. It is their responsibility to check email regularly and communicate relevant updates to parents/guardians.
  • Athletes earn their seat every day. Rowing is a meritocracy where effort, ownership, and consistent performance earns opportunities. This puts the athletes in the driver seat of their opportunities. They will be held to standards and expected to meet and work towards them. Athletes are expected to comply with all PBC rules, policies, and safety guidelines. 
  • Active participation. Athletes are expected to be active participants in their experience. It is the responsibility of the coach to provide a safe, transparent, and productive learning environment. There may be instances when an athlete has questions about aspects of the training and/or selection. It is the responsibility of the athlete to communicate with the coach.
  • Transparency. The program will be structured to provide transparency in decision making around training, boating, and racing. We entrust the coaches to make and communicate these decisions based on cumulative data collection and observation.


Questions? Contact Us:

Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact us at JUPrograms@potomacboatclub.org.


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Summer U19 Sculling
Summer U19 Sculling

2024 Summer Youth Sculling


Potomac Boat Club has a long tradition of developing young athletes into National Champions; National Team

Members; World Champions; Pan-American Games Medalists; and even Olympians. The Summer U19 Sculling

Program gives athletes the framework and tools upon which to build an international rowing career. The

program focuses on foundational technical development, strength and core development, nutrition, training

at a high level, goal setting skills, and racing.


Apply Here



Camp Dates: June 4 to July 26 (potentially Aug 7)

Camp Format: The program utilizes a combination of land and water training sessions each week to develop

technical fundamentals, physiology, functional strength, improve mobility/core/balance, fueling skill sets,

goal setting practices, and race prep.

Best Practices: Athletes will have additional access to virtual education tools on topics which include topics

such as training tools, nutrition/hydration resources, and goal setting / sport psych tools.


Training Times: (tentative)

  • Mon - Sat AM: 8:30-10:30AM
  • Mon - Fri PM: 5:00-7:00PM
  • Specific schedules may vary based on program athlete constraints


Coaches: Carol Dinion, Brian Comey, Matt Madigan


Roster: 32-36 athletes (16-18 men, 16-18 women)


Athletes will develop in the following areas: 

  • Technical Fundamentals: moving small boats
  • Video review
  • Core strength
  • Weight room: technique and functional strength
  • Nutrition and hydration strategies
  • Goal setting and mental skills
  • Race strategies


Regattas: (Pending) 


Independence Day Regatta

 (U19 and U23)

June 28, 29, 30 

Philadelphia, PA


**U19 / U23 Trials - 1x, 2x, LW 2x and 4- 

 only 

July 5 - 7

West Windsor, NJ


^^Summer National Championship (youth and U23)

July 12 - 16 

OKC


Philly Youth Regatta (U19)

July 20 

Philadelphia, PA


^^Canadian Henley (Youth and U23) - ^^potentially in lieu of SN in OKC

July 30 - August 4 

St Catherines, OT



Base Program Athlete Fee: $1,800

  • Regatta fees (e.g. race entry, hull and athlete transport, hotels, etc.) will be billed separately
  • 2023 Fees for reference - IDR - $240 (two events per athlete), SN $464 (including transport, accomodations), PYR - $80
  • Note: Scholarships are available, please inquire if there is a need.


Program Policy:

  • All program related communication goes through the athletes: Athletes will be on an official program email list and program GroupMe. It is their responsibility to check email and messages regularly and communicate relevant updates to parents/guardians.


  • Athletes earn their seat every day: Rowing is a meritocracy where effort, ownership, and consistent performance earns opportunities. This puts the athletes in the driver seat of their opportunities this summer. They will be held to standards and expected to meet and work towards them. Athletes are expected to comply with all PBC rules, policies, and safety guidelines. 


  • Active participation: Athletes are expected to be active participants in their summer experience. It is the responsibility of the coach to provide a safe, transparent, and productive learning environment. There may be instances when an athlete has questions about aspects of the training and/or selection. It is the responsibility of the athlete to communicate with the coach.


  • Transparency: The program will be structured to provide transparency in decision making around training, boating, and racing. We entrust the coaches to make and communicate these decisions based on cumulative data collection and observation.


Questions? Contact Us:

Should you have any questions or need further information regarding the Summer Programs, please contact us at JUPrograms@potomacboatclub.org.


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Summer U23 Small Boat Camp
Summer U23 Small Boat Camp


U23 Small Boat Camp 


Potomac Boat Club (PBC) invites applicants to our 2024 U23 Small Boat Development Camp. PBC has a long-standing history of developing Olympians and internationally competitive athletes. The primary focus of this camp is small boat development Program athletes. Training times will allow for athletes to accept summer jobs in order to support life balance and career development.


Apply Here


For questions, contact JUPrograms@potomacboatclub.org


Dates: June 3 – August 7th


Camp Format: The program utilizes a combination of land and water training sessions each week to develop technical fundamentals, physiology, functional strength, improve mobility/core/balance, fueling skill sets, goal setting practices, and race prep.

Best Practices: Athletes will have additional access to virtual education tools on topics which include topics such as training tools, nutrition/hydration resources, and goal setting / sport psych tools.


Training Times: 

  • AM:6:00-8:00AM
  • PM: 5:00-7:00PM


Coaches: Kevin Bedell, Brian Comey, Carol Dinion


Roster: 10 athetes


Regatta


Independence Day Regatta

 (U19 and U23)

June 28, 29, 30 

Philadelphia, PA


**U19 / U23 Trials - 1x, 2x, LW 2x and 4- 

 only 

July 5 - 7

West Windsor, NJ


^^Summer National Championship (youth and U23)

July 12 - 16 

OKC



^^Canadian Henley (Youth and U23) - ^^potentially in lieu of SN in OKC

July 30 - August 4 

St Catherines, OT



Camp Fee: $1,400 per athlete

  • Coaches will make regatta entries, however, athletes are responsiblie for travel arrangements and accommodations.
  • Note: Scholarships are available, please inquire if there is a need.


Athletes will spend the summer developing in the following areas:

  • Technical emphasis on building fundamentals
  • Video reviews
  • Weight room
  • Core strength
  • Race strategies
  • Nutrition strategies
  • Goal setting and mental skill sets
  • Training as a full time athlete


Parent Policy

  • All program related communication goes through the athletes. Athletes will be on an official program email list. It is their responsibility to check email regularly and communicate relevant updates to parents/guardians.
  • Athletes earn their seat every day. Rowing is a meritocracy where effort, ownership, and consistent performance earns opportunities. This puts the athletes in the driver seat of their opportunities this summer. They will be held to standards and expected to meet and work towards them.
  • Active participation. Athletes are expected to be active participants in their summer experience. It is the responsibility of the coach to provide a safe, transparent, and productive learning environment. There may be instances when an athlete has questions about aspects of the training and/or selection. It is the responsibility of the athlete to communicate with the coach.
  • Transparency. The program will be structured to provide transparency in decision making around training, boating, and racing. We entrust the coaches to make and communicate these decisions based on cumulative data collection and observation.


Questions? Contact Us:

Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact us at JUPrograms@potomacboatclub.org.