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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Steve has an extensive range of professional awards across all major disciplines. Most of these take many years to achieve.

CANOEING

BC Level 5 Canoe Coach, BC Guide. This permits Steve to lead and coach Canoeing in any environment. He is able to train and assess all BC leadership awards in this discipline.

WHITE WATER KAYAKING

BC Level 5 White Water Kayak Coach, BC Guide. This permits Steve to lead and coach White Water Kayaking in any environment. He is able to train and assess all BC leadership awards in this discipline.

SEA KAYAKING

BC Level 4 Sea Kayak Coach, BC Guide. This permits Steve to lead and coach Sea Kayaking in any environment. He is able to train and assess all BC leadership awards in this discipline.

GENERIC CANOE

BC National Trainer for Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Award
BC National Trainer for Moderate Water Leader Awards in all three disciplines
Open Water Navigation course provider
Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning course provider
White Water Safety & Rescue course provider
Foundation Safety & Rescue course provider
BC Foundation Module trainer

BRITISH CANOEING GUIDES SCHEME

Steve is one of only a handful of BC Guide Scheme providers worldwide who can run all five of the Guide modules. He is a BC Guide assessor.

CAVING

BCA Caving Instructor Certificate. The highest possible award which allows the leading and coaching of caving without restriction.

Steve is a trainer and assessor for the BCA Local Cave and Mine Leader Awards at both Level 1 and 2.

MOUNTAINEERING

SMLTB Winter Mountain Leader Certificate. Holders of this award can lead and coach mountain walking throughout the UK and Ireland in all conditions.
MLTE Mountain Leader trainer and assessor
MLTB Single Pitch Supervisor’s Award
MLTE Single Pitch Award trainer

SAILING

RYA Advanced Dinghy Sailing Instructor. This permits the coaching of advanced sailing including the use of trapeze and spinnaker.
RYA Day Skipper
RYA Level 4 Powerboat Certificate

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Steve has a wide range of coaching awards in other disciplines and sports including Orienteering, Football, Rugby, Basketball, Squash, Volleyball and Swimming. The breadth of his experience as well as the sheer volume of coaching, training and assessing in which he has been involved, place him in a very strong position to advise, guide and coach others.