I’ve been a paddler since the Beatles made the White Album and I got my first coaching qualification the year that Bill Clinton became president!
I topped out on qualification with Level 5 Coach status in 2012, but I still feel like every paddling day is a new experience and I feel very lucky to live and work in this world-class sea kayaking area.
As a level 5 coach and 5 Star leader, I can guide and coach pretty much any aspect of sea kayaking in anything from mirror like conditions to Force 5+ and strong tidal flows
I seem to have become a bit of a specialist in:
- Building confidence
- Sea kayak safety
- Long term development
- Moving seawater and tide-race paddling
- Converting pool rolls to real rolls