Pan Am Dragon Boat Racing

LEVEL II USDBF Coaching Certificate


Level II USDBF Coach Certificate

Completion of Pan Am Level II Coach Course required.

To confirm retroactive eligibility contact Pat Bradley at [email protected]



Prepare. Execute.

Learn how to take your team to the next level with some of the world’s best, most successful coaches. Led by multiple World Champion coaches Pat Bradley and Konrad Doerrbecker. This advanced, in depth program will explore topics such as the following:

Periodized and block season planning and training
Practice planning
Stroke technique as well as teaching stroke technique to competitive athletes
Advanced drill reinforcement
Advanced, customized race strategy and tactics
Teaching aggressive, effective and customized starts
Mental and physical race preparation
Athlete testing, recruitment and assessment protocols
Training off the water
Maximizing the effect of drummers and steers people
Ideal boat set ups for 200m, 500m and 2000m races
Transitioning athletes from recreational to competitive /elite programs
Organization and professionalism

Primary Instructors:

Pat Bradley
Konrad Doerrbecker

Course Pre-Requisites: 
At least one of the following…

 Level 1 Pan Am Coach Certification
 Level 1 Dragon Boat Canada or USDBF Coach Certification

 Coaching resume and references regarding past coaching experience, including some steering experience
*Acceptance based on a coaching resume subject to approval

Questions?  Feel free to contact Pat at [email protected] OR Konrad at [email protected] 

**USDBF accredited.

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