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Club Training Officer Role Description

Training Officer


BCU qualified coach, preferably Level 2 or above.


Co-ordinates the coaching force within the club and those members who want instruction/qualifications


Work with the coaches and Calendar Compiler to organise river trips and events, ensuring events are provided for varying interests and abilities.

Regularly attend pool sessions and club events.

Encourage new paddlers to take formal qualifications.

Support the Paddlepower Scheme.

Organise courses for those who want to follow a structured training programme.

Strives to extend the coaching base within the club.


Competent and confident paddler, able to set a good example to others.

Enthusiastic and supportive.  Able to communicate well with paddlers of all ages.