Meet the staff


Dan Crawford

Head of Paddlesports and Training Coordinator

Dan has 17 years’ experience working in the Outdoor Industry. Dan’s passions lie with Canoeing and Kayaking and this has taken him around the world, having paddled in America, The French and Austrian Alps and all over the UK. More recently Dan Has Been pushing his Climbing getting involved in developing new climbing areas in the UK and Macedonia. Dan holds qualifications in Paddlesport, Sailing, Powerboating, Climbing, Archery and extensive experience of facilitating team building and training.

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Michael Adams

Head of Centre and Land based Activities

Michael has 17 years’ experience working in the Outdoor Industry. Michael’s Passions lie in Climbing and exploration. Michael has combined these two things together and has been at the forefront of Bouldering development for the last 20 years. He has put up First accents of the hardest difficulty in the UK, France, Spain and Macedonia to name a few. Michael holds qualifications in Climbing, Mountaineering, Caving, Archery, Paddlesport, Sailing, Powerboating and is a Qualified Teacher.

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Dave Bloor

Head of Sailing, Bid writing and Management

Dave has 15 years’ experience working in the Outdoor Industry.  Dave’s passions lie with Accessibility to Outdoor Education for all. In doing this Dave has a proven track record of delivering inclusive programs and securing funding for specialist equipment and projects. Dave is a highly accomplished Sailor and is our font of knowledge when dealing with The Royal Yachting Association.  Dave holds qualifications in Sailing, Powerboating, Paddlesport, Climbing and is a qualified teacher in the Further education sector.