It's all about water
Larry Ausley is an ACA certified whitewater kayaking Instructor Trainer Educator (ITE), advanced whitewater (L5) and coastal kayaking, river safety and rescue (L3) and canoe (L1) instructor. He is the 2012-2015 Chair of ACA's River Kayak Committee, is a past member of the national Board of Directors and past-Secretary of the American Canoe Association. He is an affiliate Instructor Trainer Educator for Canoe, Kayak and Paddle Co. (an ACA Pro School) in Vienna, VA, teaching from the Research Triangle area of NC. He is a past-president of the Carolina Canoe Club. Larry is a retired State of North Carolina water quality biologist with a degree in Marine Biology, is a Certified Public Manager and is broadly published on water quality monitoring and aquatic toxicology.
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I’ll be offering a Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking Instructor Update course on Sept. 14, 2013 on Lookout Shoals Lake near Statesville, NC for ACA L1 Kayaking instructors on Sept. 14. Course fee is $50 with all net proceeds being … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
I’m not usually one to get on a soapbox publicly about particular products. If called upon to recommend kayaking/paddling-related equipment, I’ll usually go through a litany of products I’ve seen/like so as not to imply that there is necessarily one … Continue reading
The July, 2011 edition of ACA’s “SEI Focus” newsletter for ACA instructors announced the possibility of a future ACA “journal” intended to provide a forum for ACA instructors to publish and share educational ideas, materials, and discussions to help evolve … Continue reading