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 July 15-19, 2020

"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.

2019 GLSKS Coaches:

Jeff Adler 
Gary Balint
Alec Bloyd-Peshkin
Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin
Ray Boucher
Leigh Braatz
Van Braatz
John Browning
Henry Davies
Scott Fairty
Mike Hammer
Kathy Herd
Thorsten Herd
Mike Looman
Rebecca Merz
Dave Olson
Douglas Neal
Lisa Neal
Trey Rouss
David Santaniello
Lori Stegmier
Aiden Van Doren
Doug Van Doren
Keith Wikle

American Canoe Association
British Canoeing
Paddle Canada

coaches of the great lakes sea kayak symposium