Articles - Canoe & Kayak UK Professional Coach of the Year 2011 - Highly Commended - Matt Blue
2011 Canoe & Kayak UK Awards
Matt Blue has been involved in the adventure education sector for over 17 years. After completing his training in outdoor education, Matt moved into the schools’ outdoor education sector for a number of years, before developing his love of whitewater rafting, including becoming a Level 5 Rafting Coach. Alongside this he continues to enjoy rivers in both a kayak and canoe.
Matt is a National Trainer of Paddle Sports and Rafting for Canoe Wales, in this role he course directs, trains and assess a wide spectrum of BCU and Canoe Wales courses. He’s has recently spent time training and assessing the guides for the new course at Cardiff International White Water Centre and Lee Valley White Water Center, home to the Olympic slalom course, and helped in developing grass roots coaching through work with canoe clubs.