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Overview

GHCKRT on a Page

 2017-2018

Coaching Staff

Head Coach:  Alan Anderson

High Performance Coach: Aaron Huston

Assistant Coach: Katie Hill

Assistant Coach: Andrew Field

Assistant Coach: Payton Chiou

Coach Intern:  Justin Rowntree

Training Location

Skansie Park and Source Therapy Gym 

Training Season

Approx: October 1st – September 25th

Monthly Fees

Group 1 -Coach Aaron Huston: $175/month.  Practice on water 330-445pm M-F and Saturday 9-11.  Gym sessions Tu/Th 5-615 and Sat 1130-1pm 

Group 2 - Coach Katie Hill and Coach Andrew Field: $150/month year round. Practice on water 330-445pm M/W/F and Saturday 9-11.  Gym sessions M/W 5-615.  

Group 3 - Coach Alan Anderson and Coach Intern Justin Rowntree: $30/month. October 1st-February 28th.(then athlete joins Group 2) Water practice two saturdays per month and one pool session per month. 

Commitment Requirement:  Athletes/families must commit to a minimum of 3 months with GHCKRT

 

National Governing Organization Registration

All members of GHCKRT must obtain an American Canoe Association (ACA) membership independently and provide a copy of proof of membership.  The ACA is the national governing body for US Sprint Canoe and Kayak.

Equipment

The team provides boats, paddles, and personal floatation devices (PFDs) for new athletes.  Athletes are encouraged to purchase a boat and paddle with coach input (see equipment tab).  Athletes 12 and under are required to wear a PFD at all times on the water.  All athletes are required to wear a PFD from Nov 1st - Mar 1st.  

Regatta Fees

The average athlete will attend between 4-6 regattas.  Local regattas will cost about $40 for boat transport and race entries.  Attendance at the National Championships is highly encouraged for Groups 1 and 2, and those fees are set each year at the time of the event.  The location of Nationals rotates every year between the East Coast, West Coast and Central US. 

Family Commitment/Requirements

Fundraising -- The team actively fundraises for capital purchases(boats, chase boats etc) and large events. All families are expected to participate. 

Volunteer hours -- The club is run by volunteers.  All families are expected to participate.