Beginner Coaching

Beginner Coaching

Our beginner classes start off with an introduction to the gear, outfitting, and types of kayaks in the whitewater world. From there, we move on to the lake and learn the strokes, the posture, and the balance control you will need in the water. Once you are...

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Rolling

Rolling

Whether you are learning your first roll or working out some kinks we are experts at teaching great roll technique. We’ll be sure to get you started off on the right track. If you are a beginner we will teach you the roll most suited for your style of paddling. If you...

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Intermediate Coaching

Intermediate Coaching

Intermediate paddlers are boaters that have a solid on-side roll and can competently navigate Class III whitewater. Many folks at this level want to perfect a certain skill or need guidance on the Ocoee. Perhaps, you desire to dial in your freestyle kayaking. Perhaps...

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Advanced Coaching

Advanced Coaching

Advanced coaching is almost always 1:1. Students typically desire to learn specific techniques of freestyle and creek boating such as cartwheels or boofing. Your goal may be to paddle the Gauley, Cheoah, Tallulah, or Green and you need our coaches to show you the most...

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Creek Boating

Creek Boating

Why do kayakers enjoy creek boating? It may be the thrill of kayaking over waterfalls, or perhaps it is the adventure of paddling through beautiful, deep canyons. To some, it is the challenge of kayaking Class IV-V whitewater. To most creek boaters though, it is a...

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Our Instructors:

Jake Trotter, Manager

Jake Trotter, Manager

Jake spent his time growing up fishing and tubing on the Hiwassee River and the creek behind his house. His natural attraction, interaction, and appreciation of rivers and water started early on. In 2009, he began working on the Ocoee River as a Raft Guide

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Jordan Mikle, Manager

Jordan Mikle, Manager

A Southeast Tennessee local, Jordan grew up in the area and was exposed to kayaking and rafting at an early age. During his summers in college, Jordan started Raft Guiding on the Ocoee River and the Pigeon River while spending his free time paddling numerous other rivers within the Tennessee region…

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