Shrewsbury Canoe Club
Introducing our wonderful volunteer committee. We meet every month to catch up, and plan how we can grow the club and be even better for our members. Please feel free to get in touch, initially through the Secretary or Chair. Members are also welcome to join in committee meetings; again, please shout up if you'd like to come along.
Chairperson and Welfare Officer: Nick Morrall
What you love about paddle sport: The freedom to explore places and spots you don’t often get to see. Also just having a great time with great friends.
Vice Chair: Karen Darby
What you love about paddle sport I just LOVE my sport and always have done! I love the journeying, multi -day expeditioning aspect most of all - the quiet places that it takes you to, stunning scenery, amazing wildlife encounters. I also love the 'movement of paddle sport', the cadence on a day when its all going well, smooth, effortless, easy...
Secretary: Grant McKelvie
What you love about paddle sport: The adventure and the complete distraction from everything else. I really enjoy introducing juniors to the sport, and helping them gain confidence on the water.
Membership Secretary: Matthew Dunn
What you love about paddle sport: Paddle sport, its all about the Thrill, Contentment, Escapism, Expressive, Adventure, Nature-spotting, Fresh air, Watching people succeed, Making friends. In a nutshell paddling has shaped my life and I love it.
Equipment Officer: Andy Brooker
What you love about paddle sport: It doesn’t matter how good or bad you are. There’s always a trip for to enjoy. You set your own level and limits. The sense of freedom on the water is sublime. The companionship superb and the potential hit to your bank balance , surreal.
Communications Officer: Steve Thomas
What you love about paddle sport: Paddlesports are a great opportunity to get some fresh air, exercise and excitement. You can tailor it to your skill level, make it as challenging or relxed as you want to, and enjoy the company of like-minded people. Paddlesports are fun, find what you enjoy and keep doing it, then try new things too!
White Water Discipline Lead: Shaun Baker/ Matt Dunn
What you love about paddle sport
Flat Water Discipline Lead: Dave Butler
What you love about paddle sport: Adventure, exploration, friends
Sea Discipline Lead: Caroline Bennett
What you love about paddle sport; I Love sea kayaking and open canoeing. It's just great to be on the water.