All-American Sculling Camps come to Tempe in February for a three-day clinic; register now to reserve your seat!
Mark Wilson and Eric Carcich are your All-American coaches for the camp. All-American coaches are all active rowers who love to share their enthusiasm and passion for the sport with others. They are experienced coaches and teachers and have the patience and direction to give you information at your level. They coach those who have never rowed, as well as aspiring Olympians and Master Champions. It is their purpose to make you a better technical rower by gaining effectiveness, and efficiency, throughout your rowing stroke.
Details of the camp are below. Click here to go to the "Classes" page on the Rio website and register.
Priority will be given to RSRC members who register by January 4, 2014.
Registration deadline for everyone is January 12, 2014.
Meet the coaching staff!
Mark began his rowing career at the University of Wisconsin in 1986 and has been active as a college rower (3 schools), as a sculler post college, as an assistant coach, boat builder sales representative, DI Varsity head coach, College club coach, masters club founder, NCAA and local regatta director as well as camp director for many master and junior coaches. Mark had the great opportunity to row for and learn from some of the best coaches in the country including: Jim Dietz, Dave Kucik, Buzz Congram, Charlie Butt, Liz O'Learly and Igor Grinko. Mark has developed a great passion for the sport as a lifelong activity and enjoys bringing his passion for the sport to every new rower he sees, young and old. Mark currently lives in DeLand FL with his wife Judy, son Hunter, and Chase the Hound.
Besides coaching the All-American camps, Eric Carcich enters his fifth season as head coach of the women's rowing team at George Washington University in 2013-14. Carcich earned his second consecutive Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year award in 2012-13 after leading the Colonials to their first Varsity 8 Championship at the Atlantic 10 Championship since the 2006 season and a third-place overall finish.
Carcich came to GW from the University of Pennsylvania where served as the assistant coach for the heavyweight men for three seasons.He also coached at Yale University from 1999-06 as an assistant lightweight men's rowing coach.
A 1996 graduate of the University of Massachusetts,Carcich also was the head rowing coach at his alma mater from 1997-99. While in Amherst, his varsity lightweight eight team captured silver medals at the 1998 New England Championship.