After a life of structured drive towards excellence and a wealth of experience learning from international high performance coaches and programs, I have a strong passion to share this knowledge with athletes, club paddlers & those starting out.


State pathway Coach

The Western Australian Sprint Pathways Squad (WASPS) was formed in December 2017 to enhance the race skills, technique and all-round athlete toolkit for promising Under-21 sprint kayak athletes in Perth, WA. My coaching work centres around teaching a holistic athlete lifestyle with high performance focus.


Club squad coaching

The 2 club coaching squads based at Ascot Kayak Club offer technical feedback, video analysis and performance guidance. The squads offer a social environment to train both hard & smart with consistent on-water feedback along with monthly gym programs & advice.

Junior Development & Senior/Masters Performance squads run weekly.

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Private technique coaching

These sessions are for those that prefer learning 1 on 1, in pairs or small groups.
I offer a comprehensive evaluation of your current state for both physically, bio-mechanically and technically to enhance your understanding and aim towards higher performance.
Sessions can be made to suit your schedule.

Group training sessions can be organised for any location around Australia; these dates will be released directly to local paddling hub contacts, though unless personal travel arrangements are made by Jesse it is generally best suited around major events such as National Sprint Regattas (in SA/NSW/VIC) or Surf Life Saving Titles (QLD).

For those after remote support - online video analysis and consults can be made by appointment.


coaching credentials

2016 Australian Olympic Team K1 Coach

2018 Australian National Team K1 Coach

2018-19 Asia Pacific Regatta U16 Aus Team Coach

WA Sprint Pathways Squad (WASPS) Head Coach

2017-2019 Ascot Kayak Club Head Coach

Coaching QuaLifications

Sprint Kayak Coach (Paddle Australia)

Surf Life Saving Ski Coach (Surf Life Saving Australia)

Cert IV Personal Training

Senior First Aid