Coaching Team

Chris Hampton Head Coach of the Canoe Club.
Chris is a BCU Level 4 Kayak coach and Level 2 Canoe Coach.

Chris also holds an Assessor status for Foundation Safety and Rescue Training and Aquatic 1st aid and is qualified to coach on whitewater of all levels.

Simon de Whalley  Coach of the Canoe Club.
Simon is a BCU Trainee Level 3 Kayak Coach.

Simon brings over 25 years of coaching experience to the team, his easy going manner breathes confidence into any group.

Steve Spackman Coach of the Canoe Club.
Steve is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach.

’Stef’ is a recent recruit to the coaching team and has become a great asset in a very short space of time.

Ian Rowlands Coach of the Canoe Club.
Ian is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach..

Ian has become a mainstay of the team, doing his Scouting with Sealion, he has become a highly rated coach.

Andy Frith Coach of the Canoe Club.
Andy is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach

‘Steps’ has already accumulated a broad range of coaching experience.

Tim Hampton Coach of the Canoe Club.
Tim is a BCU Level 2 Kayak Coach.


Tim has been coaching with the club for a number of years and inspires confidence in adults and youngsters alike.

Mike Cook Coach of the Canoe Club.
Mike is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach.

Mike is one of our regular up and coming coaches.

Jane Adlam-Cook  Coach of the Canoe Club.
Jane UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach..

Jane is one of our regular up and coming coaches.

Helen Dungey Assistant Coach of the Canoe Club.
Helen is working towards her full coaching qualifications.

Helen is qualified to Canoeing Safety Test and is now working towards her canoeing coaching qualifications.

Nikki King Coach of the Canoe Club.
Nikki is a UKCC Level 2 Coach

We are immensely proud to say: Nikki is a new UKCC Level 2 coach after doing much of her coaching course building and management sessions with us. She has become a mainstay of the coaching staff of the club and brings with her a wealth of experience working with young people.

Graham Hardie Coach of the Canoe Club.
Graham is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach

Graham is one of our regular up and coming coaches.

Robin Searle Coach of the Canoe Club.
Robin is a UKCC Level 1 Canoeing Coach

Robin Searle



Robin is a relatively new addition to the team and we feel very lucky to have ‘nabbed’ him. Despite his relative youth to many of the rest of the team he has a wealth of Scouting experience and has now put his canoeing experience into formal qualifications. his easy manner builds a rapid rapport with all he coaches .

 

Coaching Qualifications are freely made available on prior request to any parents or leaders wishing to confirm the safety of their charges. All of the team give their time freely and voluntarily in true Scouting fashion. New, existing and aspirant coaches are always welcome.

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