Rowing in Color

Diego Baugh: Stanford Senior Shares Thoughts on Program Cut & Advice for Coaches

November 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 38
Rowing in Color
Diego Baugh: Stanford Senior Shares Thoughts on Program Cut & Advice for Coaches
Show Notes

#038 - Diego Baugh is a Senior on the Stanford Men’s Rowing Team and alumn of Saugatuck Rowing Club.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • How Diego got into rowing [4:13]
  • What Diego brought up that has never been brought up before on the Rowing in Color podcast [9:50]
  • Times he witnessed racism in rowing [13:07]
  • How have coaches addressed instances of racism in general? [16:0 3] 
  • Thoughts on recruiting and inclusion [23:30]
  • His reaction to the Stanford program being cut [25:30]
  • Advice for a coach who wants to recruit an athlete of color [32:07]
  • A success story! [38:06]

… and much more.

To get in touch with Diego, please reach him on Instagram @diegobaugh or [email protected]


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