7Family Fundraising Responsibilities One Mandatory Fundraiser left for the School YearMarch Madness Basketball Raffle (15 $10 each)Each Family is committed to a total of $150*Can be accomplished 2 waysOpting out and paying the $150 fee with your Spring DuesSelling the tickets and any number of tickets sold above the required amount will go toward a reduction in your dues. (Ex March Madness Tickets will go toward the Spring Season of 2014)March Madness - $6.00 per ticketTickets will be distributed the first week of February and will be due by March 15th.Ticket Sponsor Needed ($300 sponsorship)Family Fundraising ResponsibilitiesNo Refunds and/or exceptions for partial season participation and/or sitting out due to an injury
9Other Fundraising Banquet Donut Sales Last Friday of each month (January 31st is the next date)Led by Team CaptainsCar Washes (an athlete’s responsibility)3 in the Spring (Next one scheduled for ??)2 in the Summer (?)BanquetFriday, May 30 at Futule’s Harmar HouseSubcommittee needed
10Other Fundraising Crew Family Cook Book NewCrew Family Cook BookWork has begun on the cookbookRecipes for Appetizers, Desserts, Breakfast Dishes, Drinks and Cold Weather Crew Meals (soups, homemade macaroni and cheese, enchiladas, etc)recipes toSelling ads to offset printing costs1/8 page - $251/4 page - $401/2 page - $50Full page - $75Sale LocationsAmazonLocal BusinessesCrew TeamSuggestions??
11Transition to spring racing FallSpringNovices: team building Experienced: drills, technique Long distance rowing Head races >> >>> Generally flat water Generally good weather Fewer away racesNovices: strength, speed JV/Varsity: strength, speed Interval training <<<<< Sprint races Unpredictable water* (practice effects) Unpredictable weather* More away races ( pract.)
12Winter conditioning Ergometer training Tanks Weight room Running/stretchesCore strengthening
13Winter / SpringAttendance is mandatory Time management is critical for athletes Excused absences : (rowers) notify coaches in advance Winter conditioning : an important segment of year Winter conditioning: can be repetitive, boring: injuries(?) Spring rowing begins as soon as safe and feasible The switch to on-water practices unpredictable More racing = less practice; Saturday practices very important
14Winter practice schedule Monday MV 3:15-5:00Tuesday individual workoutsWednesday MV 3:15-5:00Thursday FCAHS 2:45-4:30 (FEB 6)Friday MV 3:00-4:30Allows for easier land/water transitions(both temporary and permanent)Future of winter practices?
19Spring training and racing Expect seat racing Boat makeup is a coaching decision Technique, strength, boat moving ability, coachability Balance: all rowing vs. putting out fastest boats Novice issue: numbers More competitive, categorical than fall racing Weight categories: Lightweight rules in effect WEIGH-INS SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1 afternoon
20Race scheduleSaturday March 1 NA Indoor erg race Saturday 3/29 or 4/5 ??? NA scrimmage Saturday April 12 Marietta, OH (BREAK) Saturday April 26 Zanesville, OH Sunday May 4 Scholastic Sprints Fri-Sun May 8-10 Midwest Scholastic Fri-Sat May 23,24 SRAA Nationals* Friday May 30 Banquet Sat-Sun June 13,14 NSRA Nationals* Fri-Sun June US Jr. Nationals*
21Miscellaneous important stuff Academic issues (exam dates?) Travel and time management Commitment forms
23Travel for Spring Races Bob Heister, FC Crew Travelput FC CREW in subject line
24All athletes ride the bus to & from races Basic RulesChaperones on each bus; athletes responsible for their conduct & cleaning litter from busAll athletes ride the bus to & from racesBring brown bag breakfast & non-messy snacksBring unisuit, clothes, footwear for all weather conditions, & sunscreen; sleeping bagLabel everything: phones tend to get lostBring cash for T-shirts, food stops
25Saturday, March 1 NA ERG Race Marshall Middle Sch Saturday, March 29 or April Possible Local Scrimmage MV or NASaturday, April Lindamood Cup (bus) Marietta, OHSaturday, April Dillon Invitational (bus) Zanesville, OHSunday, May Scholastic Sprints MVFriday May 9 - Sunday May Midwest (bus/hotel)** Zanesville, OHThursday, May 22 - Saturday, May SRRA (hotel) *** Princeton, NJSaturday June 14-Sunday June NSRA (hotel)*** Saratoga, NY*per FCCC policy, all rowers ride the bus to the race; Head coach may excuse a rower from riding bus on return trip. Extra bus seats, if any will be made available to parents on a case by case basis at discretion of Travel**FCCC has a block of rooms for Midwest at Hampton Inn, Heath, OH with some extra that will be available for parents. Both nights must be booked ($125/night). Remaining rooms will be released by January 29. Payment due to FCCC at time of reservation.***Participating rower families cover cost of hotel/travel for themselves, rowers, & coaches