The River & Ocean Paddlesports Coaching Collective is dedicated to the delivery of quality, student-centered instruction and coaching in kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. Working together, in collaboration with outfitters and retailers in the region, we provide:
Skills Training & Assessment
Personalized Coaching & Mentoring
Guide Training & Assessment
Instructor Training & Assessment
Classes & Events
World Class Locations
The strong currents that characterize San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate and the Marin Headlands combine with powerful Pacific swells to produce one of the best teaching locations in the world for sea kayaking, surf kayaking and SUP.
The whole of Northern California is our playground and our classroom.
Our coastal courses are concentrated from Sonoma to the San Mateo coast.
The American River is the focus of our whitewater program.
We delight in exploring new areas. If you have a location, venue or event that you would like us to teach or present at, please CONTACT us to set something up.
Kim Grandfield is an ACA Level 5 Instructor and well respected paddler in the Bay Area of California. He was recently involved in an incident that could easily have resulted in tragedy. He has generously and humbly decided to share the experience so that we can all...read more