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: Nick Morrall
Tel: 07847 883914
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.
Secretary: Grant McKelvie
Tel: 07837 963160
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.
Club Safety Officer: David Southern
What you love about paddle sport: Escapism and wildlife (both meanings!)
Coaching & Development Officer: Toby Roberts
What you love about paddle sport: Immersive nature of the sport; it can be what you want it to be. The social aspects, paddling in groups or pairs. Paddling is what you want to make of it!
Name: Brian Wenlock
What you love about paddle sport:
Loves the scenery, testing himself in good waters and good friends
Name: Dave Butler
What you love about paddle sport: Adventure, exploration, friends
Name: Amy Apple Goolden
What you love about paddle sport: It washes away any stress and makes me new and happy. I love learning and seeing other people progress. I love everything about it, the peace, wildlife, excitement and adventure.
Name: Duncan Smalley
What you love about paddle sport: it provides 'Challenge by Choice' for all irrespective of ability, keeps me fit, continues to enable me to push my own boundaries and affords superb opportunities to experience total freedom in beautiful settings.
Name: Clare Harper
What you love about paddle sport: Fun and excitement
Name: Richard Green
What you love about paddle sport: Peace, serenity, excitement, getting closer to nature, sharing these with friends
Name: Simon Pond
What you love about paddle sport: I get great satisfaction from seeing novice paddlers progressing to be experienced paddlers.