Entries by Kristina Groves from 10/2012

We Need More Tough Coaches Like Mike Spracklen

| Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada

Central to the departure of coach Mike Spracklen from Rowing Canada, it seems, was his style, methods and standards. By all accounts, it was not an entirely agreeable decision to let him go. What does it say about a system that caters to the chirpers and prodders who didn't achieve what they wanted, instead of propping up the ones who got the results?