accelerate your rowing

YOUR BEST CHOICE IN THE NORTHWEST

 

speed + strength for your next season 

Take on the training challenge to improve strength, endurance, mechanics, and effectiveness in every boat

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Individualized Coaching 

Sharpen bladework and mechanics

 

ABOUT

Cascade Acceleration

Drawing from athletes around the region, rowers will learn methods that are foundational to the success of nationally and internationally competitive rowers. We will have a select group race at Club Nationals lining up with the fastest clubs across the country.  There will also be a group of rowers heading to Spain for a rowing homestay exchange and training camp.

 

This is the best step for your development.

Coach Dennis and Alex have developed athletes in the northwest and set the coaching foundations for rowers to take their drive for the sport as far as they can go!

 

In the last U23 world championship, the coaching team of Dennis and Alex set the foundations for Sammamish Rowers Sam Halbert, Tennyson Federspiel, Peter Arata, and Eli Maesner to two golds, one bronze and one very tight race in 4th.  In total, the coaching team helped to develop 11 rowers who competed at U23s and junior worlds, including 4 gold medal and 3 silver medal finishes last year. 

SIGN UP BY MAY 3RD TO GET CAMP SWAG

Seattle Camp Price: $1650.00

USRowing Nationals - $1350 or less including airfare


Spain Exchange - $1250 or less not including airfare

Homestay exchange with Spanish team July 17-31

Spanish rowers will visit August 15-26

ATHLETA TOP
HILL CITY TEE
FREE FLY SHADE HOODY
FREE FLY SHADE HOODY

about the coaches

ALEX MANN

Alex is the Junior Men's Head Coach at Pocock Rowing Center. Before joining the team at Pocock, Alex was an assistant coach for the University of Washington Heavyweight Men. 

Alex earned his Advanced Certificate in Rowing Leadership at the Institute of Rowing Leadership at Community Rowing in Boston.  His coaching career has led him to positions at Boston University, Princeton University and  an assistant position in the U.S. Junior Men's Sculling selection camp in 2014.

Coach Alex is a native of Bend, Oregon.  He rowed for four years at the University of Puget Sound, graduating with a degree in International Political Economy.

DENNIS FERRER

Dennis is the Director of Membership and Community

and assistant women's coach at Sammamish Rowing Association.

He has coached many rowers who have been highly recruited and have gone on to compete in and win U23 World Championships.

Dennis played an integral role in the broad growth and success of SRA over the past five years. He has coached across multiple programs and worked with rowers at all levels. Dennis has coached multiple regional championship crews and led the Sammamish Men's 8+ to a sixth and fifth place finish at the 2015 and 2013 USRowing Youth National Championships - a program and recent Northwest best. 

CONTACT

3320 FUHRMAN AVE E

SEATTLE, WA 98102

Tel: 541.610.8257

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