Jeff is the primary instructor/mentor for all new recruits with a large southern Ontario Police Service.  He also instructs senior level adult education, mental resiliency/leadership and supervisory courses. Jeff has his Paddle Canada Level 3 skills and Level 2 Instructor awards.  He is drawn to the dynamic side of kayaking, and specifically enjoys working with people to embrace the psychological challenges presented with this type of paddling.  He is inspired by the “Performance Coaching” philosophy of the sport, and thoroughly enjoys the motivational side coaching and helping to inspire other paddlers to continue their development.  He loves his native Great Lakes for the majority of his kayaking, but has travelled quite a bit through the Maritimes, paddling and coaching in the Bay of Fundy and Atlantic coasts.


  • Paddle Canada Level-2 Sea Kayak Instructor
  • Paddle Canada Level-3 Sea Kayak Skills
  • Paddle Canada Camping Basics Instructor
  • Paddle Canada Wilderness Camping Instructor
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid