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July 17-21, 2019

"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.

2018 GLSKS Coaches:

Jeff Adler
Gary Balint
Patty Boucher
Ray Boucher
Leigh Braatz
Van Braatz
John Browning
Henry Davies
Scott Fairty
Kathy Herd
Thorsten Herd
Mike Looman
Dave Olson
Douglas Neal
Lisa Neal
Trey Rouss
Aiden Van Doren
Doug Van Doren
Bill Vonnegut
Keith Wikle

American Canoe Association
Paddlesports North America  (British Canoeing in the States)
Paddle Canada

coaches of the great lakes sea kayak symposium