020 | Unique Interpersonal Aspects of Coxing
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  • 00:23  Intro

  • 00:50  Topic: interactions coxswains have with rowers, coaches, captains, officials

  • 01:53  The coxswain leadership role is nuanced

  • 02:30  Our personality types mean we'll handle interactions differently

  • 03:32  Coxswain-to-rower relationship – we are teammates but also leaders

  • 05:19  Transitioning between leadership on the water and on land

  • 07:47  Establishing relationships with rowers and being professional

  • 09:49  Coxswain-to-stroke-seat relationship

  • 12:28  When rowers complain to the cox about the coach

  • 15:16  Coxswain-to-coach relationship

  • 16:40  Changing the coach's perspective on coxswains over a season

  • 17:40  One word to describe our relationship with the coach as coxswains

  • 20:58  Scenario: translating when rowers can't hear the coach on the water

  • 25:17  Scenario: the coach changes the stated practice plan on the fly

  • 27:33  Scenario: you and the coach differ ideologically

  • 29:55  Scenario: the coach is abusive

  • 32:38  Filtering information from the rowers to the coach

  • 34:25  There are times when coxswains should not serve as an intermediary between rowers and the coach

  • 35:48  The difference between captains and coxswains

  • 36:52  Coxswain-to-"squeaky wheel" relationship – rowers who offer loud and frequent opinions

  • 41:16  Coxswain-to-race-official relationship

  • 42:35  Coxswain-to-coxswain relationship

  • 45:05  Episode recap

  • 45:47  Which relationship is the most challenging for each host?

  • 46:58  Quick Pick – coxswain gift guide

  • 47:51  Shout Out – excellent coach-coxswain relationships

  • 48:43  Recap of the 2 questions brought up in the episode

  • 49:23  Closing