Rob Stott - Head Coach    
Rob is entering his 26th year as a paddling coach and his 13th year at Balmy Beach. He began paddling in Mississauga, and has coached at Orenda Canoe Club in Nova Scotia, Burloak Canoe Club in Oakville and Toronto Canoe Club. Rob’s fondest achievement was in 1986, the last time CKC was on Centre Island, when he won Junior Men’s C-4, Senior Men’s War Canoe and the overall Burgee with Missy. Rob is married to paddler Kim Stott and they have two daughters – Willow, 5 and Ruby, 3. Rob also practices Structural Integration Bodywork (Rolfing) and the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education.    


Ross Bain - Assistant Head Coach
  Ross began his paddling career in 1992 at the Toronto Canoe Club. He moved over to Beach in 1995 and began coaching in our Bantam Program in 1996. Ross coaches our Midget & Juvenile Men in War Canoe. His Midget Crew won a silver medal in an exciting race at CKC Championships last season. Ross is a Professional Engineer and has been our Assistant Head Coach since 2003.


Alex Potter - Bantam Coordinator    
Alex has been paddling at Beach since she was 10 years old and has quite a list of accomplishments in her 10 year paddling career, including gold medals in the C4 at CKC. Alex is a member of the Ontario Kayaking Team and has been coaching in our Bantam program for four years. Also an accomplished skier, Alex is a student at University of Toronto.  


Kevin McIntyre - Competitive Bantam and Development Coach
  Kevin returns to Beach this year after paddling at Burloak and West Rouge for the past few seasons. Kevin is an accomplished kayaker who began paddling with Beach as a Bantam in 1998. This is his fifth year coaching paddlers. He is a student at Carleton University.


Liz McKeever - Canoe Kids Coordinator    
A competitive sprint racing program designed to prepare younger athletes for high performance training Liz has been paddling at Beach for over 10 years and is part of our winning women’s C4 and WC Crews. She is a kayaker whose enthusiasm for paddling is certainly catching. Liz has been coaching with us for four years and is a student at University of Toronto.  


Brandon Leverman - Bantam/Masters Coach
  This will be “Big Bird’s” 10th year paddling and his third year training with the High Performance team. He is a kayaker who has coached in our Bantam program for a few seasons and last year began working with the Masters – no coincidence ( as he will tell you) the Masters went on to capture the CANMAS Championships. Brandon is a PhysEd Student at University of Toronto


Luke Martelli - Bantam/Masters Coach    
Luke is a canoer who has been paddling for 10 years. He sometimes gets called Leverman even though they look nothing alike. They started paddling at the same time, coach the same groups, and BOTH take credit for last year’s CANMAS Burgee!! He is a Phys. Ed student at Dalhousie University in Halifax.  


Leigh Salter - Masters Coordinator
  Leigh has been with Balmy Beach for 14 years, and has been coaching in the Masters Program for nine years. Leigh is a Kindergarten teacher in the Beach. Leigh paddles Ladies War Canoe and is an active participant in the Masters Programs. She is looking forward to another great season on the water.