Andy has been teaching in the outdoor industry for over 25 years and has been the BCU kayaking regional coaching representative for the South East for 18 years.

His kayaking and canoeing skills have taken him too many countries around the world India, Nepal, New Zealand France, also gaining gold medal In the National Marathon Championships in K2, and silver in K1 sprint in Belgium.

Andy loves working with adults and young people coaching them in skills such as climbing, mountain biking, archery, team building, and sailing. The last 10 years he has worked with school pupils with special needs, wanting to understand more about these young people he attended a CPD in Disability Awareness and now delivers it along with becoming a director for the British Canoeing Instructor award and F.S.R.T.

Mountain Training AssociationBritish CanoeingRoyal Yachting Association


Climbing & Mountaineering
MT - Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI)

Canoeing & Kayaking
BC - Level 3 Inland Kayak Coach
BC - Level 3 Canoe Coach
BC - Level 3 Sea Kayak Coach (Trained)
BC - Foundation Safety and Rescue Trainer / Assessor

First Aid
Mountain First Aid (16hrs)