Thursday, August 31, 2006

Organizing Crew

One of the biggest tasks I have had to face is finding crew, organizing and training them. I finally feel like we are on the verge of becoming a good crew able to compete at the next level. The key to the next phase will be practice, practice and then more practice.

I think it is time to sit down and define clear roles and tasks within the crew. Over the winter I will try and organize some crew events to keep in-touch and review videos etc. (while drinking rum of course!) and plan together the next season.

I have read a number of articles in the past about crew organization and tasking. I will review and post thoughts on this. One key element will be start to parse out the tasks of crew chief. Responsibilities will most likely include arranging practice times and dates as well as developing a practice regimen to work on our weak areas.

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