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 July 14-18, 2021

"This place will change your life"




Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium Coaches

Our coaching philosophy at Great Lakes Sea Kayaking Symposium is to develop independent paddlers. We achieve this through low  student to coach ratios utilizing a variety of coaching styles.  The Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium caters to paddlers of all levels. Whether you are completely new to sea kayaking, want to refine some core skills or are an aspiring coach, GLSKS can meet your needs.

2021 GLSKS Coaches:

Jeff Adler 
Gary Balint
Lisa Deziel
Ryan Engemann
Scott Fairty
Michael Gray
Chris Hipgrave
Mike Looman
Dave Olson
Douglas Neal
Lisa Neal
Trey Rouss
Laura Zulliger


American Canoe Association
British Canoeing
Paddle Canada

coaches of the great lakes sea kayak symposium