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Get involved

From improving paddlers’ skills as a qualified coach, to inspiring others as a leader, there are lots of ways you can get involved with British Canoeing. Here you’ll find more information on the roles that are right for you.

Starting from scratch

First of all, thank you for considering becoming a coach or leader within paddlesport. These are vitally important roles which are rewarding for you and for paddlers. With clubs and centres always looking for new people to join their existing teams, you’ll find there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved.

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Developing your skills

As a qualified coach or leader there are a number of different ways you might choose to improve your skills and knowledge. When choosing a suitable progression route it’s important to consider your own personal ambitions as a coach, the needs of your paddlers and the requirements of any club or centre you are involved in.

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Returning to coaching

If you have taken a break from coaching or paddling and are looking to get back into it, we are here to help you get back up to speed. Also, if you are moving from another sport or another country, we can support you to get coaching again.

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Increasing your involvement

If you are already an established and experienced coach or leader and are looking for a new challenge to help our sport, British Canoeing is here to help you. Here are some ways you might choose to get involved.

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