Athlete and Slalom Coach at Harefield Rick leads our Slalom Team based at Harefield, he is a very experienced paddler and still competes, racing Veteran K1 Men’s Slalom and is the 2021 runner up in Britain’s Veterans rankings.
Teacher, Coach, Athlete Aaron has qualifications in various sports, he teaches and coaches canoeing for us at all of our sites, but mainly concentrates on Slalom. Aaron is also a strength and fitness coach, so if you want to improve your performance in any area of sport, Aaron is the person to talk to.
Bankside Assistant Reene works for us at Osterley, working both Bankside and on the, she is also a very talented paddler, who we hope will start coaching for us.
Bankside Support Jason is one of our team leaders at Osterley on the bank, although he does paddle occasionally get on the water.
Wild Water Racing Coach, sometimes paddler Neal is our lead Wild Water Racing Coach, although he also coaches Marathon and Sprint. Like most of our coaches, Neal has a background in competitive canoeing and occasionally does still race.
Athlete and Assistant Teacher Making her competitive debut at the London Youth Games, representing the London Borough of Brent.
Athlete and Teacher Amelia is our top ranked female slalomist, she races Ladies Division 2 K1, she has also been to Division 2 in C1.
Athlete and Coach Grant is The Sharks own home grown international talent, having represent Great Britain
Bankside Support Danni manages and provides Bankside support at our Osterley Park sessions. She can also paddle a bit, as it appears, so can her mum.
Coach, Teacher and Athlete Adam is our lead teacher at NW10, he also teachers schools at Southall and is usually on duty at Osterley Park during the Summer. He is also one of our leading athletes having raced both Sprint and Wild Water at National Level, with the occasional Marathon as well.
Marathon and Sprint Coach at Southall Tristram leads our Marathon and Sprint Teams at Southall, teaching beginners and coaching more advanced paddlers and athletes.