The Joy of Sculling is focused on educating coaches by creating an enjoyable learning environment in which coaches share their ideas and practices, and develop their understanding of Integral Coaching: a comprehensive approach to instruction. With this purpose in the James C. Joy Scholarship was created in 2009.

There are many cases where a young coach may not be able to attend the conference due to lack of funds. We will be selecting annually a recipient of the scholarship which has been established to help defray the costs of attending the conference at Saratoga Springs.

The deadline is 10/31/2016. The scholarship covers registration and lodging for the conference and is open to any coach at any level.

The recipient(s) will be notified by 11/07/2016.

If you would like to nominate someone for the scholarship please email Mark Davis ( and Peter Steenstra ( with your recommendation.