TDU

The Training and Development Unit through its countrywide network of qualified instructors is responsible for the promotion of recreational canoeing in all its forms. The TDU’s role is to –

  • actively promote, review and develop the Awards Scheme
  • keep up with new developments and modern teaching practices
  • propose changes and develop new courses where needed
  • arbitrate in the event of disputes
  • promote the further training of club canoeists
  • actively promote, review and develop the Awards Scheme
  • keep up with new developments and modern teaching practices
  • propose changes and develop new courses where needed
  • arbitrate in the event of disputes
  • promote the further training of club canoeists
  • provide a forum for members contributions

  • ensure consistency of courses and assessments
  • promote and develop further training for Instructor & Coaches
  • actively promote and review safety issues

    • provide a forum for members contributions
    • ensure consistency of courses and assessments
    • promote and develop further training for Instructor & Coaches
    • actively promote and review safety issues

    Committee

    The TDU is involved in making policy decisions, setting operational standards, promoting the training and qualifying of Outdoor Adventure staff, developing resource material, research, training of instructors, consultation, provision of equipment, and promotion of all disciplines through non certificate training courses. The Committee contains the following positions –

    Chairperson

    Jon Hynes

    Secretary

    Amy Walsh

    Kayak Officer

    Daryl Audoire

    Sea Kayak Officer

    Craig Keyworth

    Open Canoe Officer

    Lorcan McDonnell

    Clubs Officer

    Chris O’Loan

    PR Officer

    Rosie Oโ€™Sullivan

    Public Relations Officer

    Enda Prendergast

    Inclusion Officer

    Declan Oโ€™Connell