Congratulations Francheska!

JUST AWARDED! I am so proud to announce that¬†Francheska Hebden¬†has just been awarded Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Trainer certification by the ACA SEIC Standards Committee. It was a pleasure to mentor Francheska through this long certification process and I commend her too on all of the hard work she accomplished in this success. This certification makes Francheska the only current Whitewater … Read More

Maintaining your ACA Instructor Certification

image of policy manual

So you’ve completed your certification as an ACA instructor. Cool. You are now in your first 4-year cycle of being an instructor. That period is defined as the four full calendar years following the date of your certification (e.g. If you were certified on July 31, 2013, your 4-year cycle would extend to December 31, 2017). What steps do you … Read More

Whitewater Kayak ITE

Today I am extremely proud to announce that the SEIC Standards Committee of the American Canoe Association has awarded me the designation of Whitewater Kayak Instructor Trainer Educator (ITE). This designation (or that of the advanced L5 ITE) is currently held by only 17 individuals in the world. Adding the ITE designation, I will now also now be mentoring L1 … Read More