Coach and Athlete 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 does still race.
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 was the runner up in the 2021 this year he came 7th with 2,869 points. and he came 11th in C1, with 1,61 points.
Athlete and Coach Grant is The Sharks own home grown international talent, having represented Great Britain. Been out of circulation for a while, but returned to action at the Barrow-Upon-Soar race and came 12th, currently ranked 146th.
Teacher, Coach, Athlete Aaron is currently ranked in Division 2 for Slalom Men’s K1, he finished 2022 ranked is currently 56th with 684 points from just 3 events. His last event of the season was a 15th place finish at Lee Valley. He is the second highest ranked Shark paddler
Athlete and Teacher Gaining promotion to National Division 3 on his debut event at Shepperton. Hudayfa had a flying start in Division 3 taking a second and first place finish at Cardington, followed by a 3rd & 2nd at the Nene. Division 2 beckons! He finishes 2024 in 4th place
Teacher Alex is still a current paddler in Slalom Division 1 K1 Men and also paddles C1, he has joined our teaching team, to help bring on the next generation of paddlers.
Bankside Support Jason is one of our team leaders at Osterley on the bank, although he does paddle occasionally get on the water.
Athlete and Assistant Teacher Making her competitive debut at the London Youth Games, representing the London Borough of Brent.
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.