New Coach! Welcome Brendan!

The club is proud to announce that we have hired a new full-time coach for all our paddling needs. We also have two Canada Summer Job grants for assistant instructors. So, this will be a great summer of paddling in Chilliwack. There will be lots of new programs posted as soon as Brendan gets settled in our little community. 

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Brendan Curson has been involved in the sport of kayaking as an athlete and coach for the past 30yrs. During that time he has built a reputation nationally and internationally as a positive and driven coach, leader, and educator. For the last 10yrs, Brendan has been the Head Coach for the Saskatoon Whitewater Kayak Club developing top level whitewater athletes in a variety of disciplines in Saskatchewan. Since 2008 Brendan has also worked with the National Slalom program as a technical coach, most recently spending the last three years with the Junior/U23 Slalom team. Brendan is a NCCP Competition Development Level III Canoe & Kayak Coach as well as a NCCP Level II Learning Facilitator for Canoe Kayak Canada. With a background in Education and a proud father of three children, Brendan brings with him a strong coaching philosophy and excellent knowledge of student-athlete development in Canada's sport system.