Who are the instructors?
Janet Cowie, Director of Instruction Programs (she's the one on the right)
Jim Sullivan, Assistant Instruction Manager
Jim is both a versatile instructor and a highly skilled paddler. His forte is translating what he does on the water into words and concepts. He started paddling in high school and has become one of the top paddlers in New England with several local first descents and medal finishes in freestyle competitions. Soft spoken, articulate and patient, Jim is an excellent instructor for a variety of learning styles.
Mike is both a great paddler and a great teacher. He is an all-around outdoor athlete with a background in skateboarding and snowboarding that makes him a natural freestyle paddler. He frequently runs the West Branch of the Deerfield and other local creek runs and he is also a raft and zip line guide.