Coaching Courses

Paddlesport Instructor Course

Do you want to introduce people from all walks of life to paddlesport by running fun, engaging taster and starter sessions? If so your pathway to becoming a Paddlesport Instructor starts here. This is the qualification used by outdoor centres, organisations and clubs to support their activity delivery. Secondly it doesn’t matter if you Canoe, Kayak, Sit on Top Kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard, this course allows you to develop your existing skills and passion for paddlesport.

  • It’s your journey, our highly experienced Head Coach, Albert Donovan is running a free of charge Mentoring Scheme to support you throughout your development prior to your course.
  • Your course will support you to run games, activities to support learning and inspire adventure for new paddlers.
  • This qualification is open to everyone over 14 years of age.

Coach Award

The Coach Award is designed for people whose core function is to coach paddlers who want to gain/improve paddlesport skills within the discipline chosen. As a coach you will be able to plan, deliver and review progressive sessions safely, effectively and independently. The Coach Award is discipline specific and currently available in 22 disciplines. Gaining a Coach Award can have a huge impact on your professional and personal life. Be it exploring coaching to further develop your ability to help others, or a quest for a sense of purpose, become a coach and make a difference. Our highly experienced Head Coach, Albert Donovan is running a free of charge Mentoring Scheme in the white water kayak, open canoe, sea and touring disciplines to support you throughout your development prior to your Coach Award course.

For a copy of the course syllabus and further information please contact the Club Secretary.