Cathy is a Level 3 Skills Kayaker and a Level 2 Instructor. She has been paddling for over 20 years. Cathy is a retired Physical Education Teacher, and is loving sharing her knowledge and passion for kayaking with other aspiring paddlers and those wanting to up their game! She has been teaching under Paddle Canada’s nationally accredited curriculum since 2019, and is thrilled to have certified many individuals.
Cathy served on the Board of Directors of Paddle NL for five years including one year as President. Her main focus on the Board now lies in the planning and organizing of the Annual Club Retreat. She volunteers as an Instructor at many of the Paddle NL skills clinics.
Cathy enjoys to go on multi-day kayak camping trips and explore as much of the coast of NL as time permits! She recently has had the privilege of working as Kayak Guide for a cruise company in the Arctic. This Fall of 2023, she will be guiding in Greenland, parts of the Labrador coast, and many communities of NL while circumnavigating the Province.