John has spent most of his adult life around the ocean. A BCU Level Five Coach, John has led trips through Maine, the Canadian Maritimes, and the British Isles. He regularly teaches at kayak symposiums through the US. A team paddler for both P & H and Werner Paddles, John is an ACA Open Water Instructor, an ACA Level Four Surf Instructor, and a BCU Four Star Sea Assessor.
- ACA Open Water Instructor
- ACA Level Four Surf Instructor
- BCU Four Star Sea Assessor
- BCU Level Five Coach