American Canoe Association National Instructor Conference This Weekend

Monday, 27 October 2008

American Canoe Association LogoJust a quick reminder that the ACA National Instructor Conference is taking place this weekend (October 31 - November 2, 2008) in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

According to the conference website, it is the premier event for ACA Instructors and Trainers from all disciplines to learn about the latest in paddlesport instruction, develop new teaching methods, complete their Instructor or Instructor Trainer Maintenance Update requirement as well as network with fellow Instructors and Trainers from across the country.

Key-note speakers will include: Multi-Discipline ITE Randy Carlson from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Olympian Norm Bellingham and World Champion Slalom racer Jon Lugbill.

Registration and accommodation information can be found on their website over at

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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