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 July 12-16, 2023

"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.

2023 GLSKS Coaches:

Jeff Adler 
Mark Anderson
Gary Balint
Erik Binder
Kelly Blades
Maggie Byrne
Ray Boucher
Ashley Brown
Tara Fairty
Deb Gelderblom
Daniel Howes
Doug Neal
Lisa Neal
Trey Rouss
Nate Williams

RIP | Scott Fairty

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