- British Canoeing UKCC Level 2 Coach with Moderate Water Endorsement
- 4 Star White Water Kayak
- White Water Safety and Rescue
- Rescue 3 White Water Rescue Technician
- Star Award Assessor
- REC 16 Hour Emergency First Aid
- VHF SRC Marine Radio
Mark a very keen kayaker with over 30 years paddling experience in a number of different countries around the world. As an ex slalom paddler, mark has transitioned over the last decade from high level competition, to recreational paddling and now coaching.
Having started paddling at Chester Riverside, he is passionate about young people developing their ability and skills so that they can enjoy their paddling safely and on more challenging rivers once they grow up and leave the club.