Paddling and Family Biography:

* Eighteen Years professional experience teaching paddlers of all abilities in all kinds of conditions

*Paddling motto: Torso rotation, torso rotation, and more torso rotation!

*Favorite stroke to teach: Forward stroke. It may not be glamorous, but it is the most varied, intricate, and used stroke.

*Favorite places to paddle in New Jersey: Barnegat Bay (many paddling possibilities), Little Egg Inlet (great rough water/surf kayaking), Cedar Creek (pretty freshwater, river run), Crosswicks Creek (unique freshwater tidal marshland off of the Delaware River)

*Profession when not teaching kayaking: Elementary school teacher

*Father of Thirteen year-old twin boys and a Nine-year old girl—now that’s a real adventure!


GreenWave Paddling is a unique environmentally-themed paddling company designed, directed, and owned by American Canoe Association trained

instructor Bryan Mitchell.