MEET OUR COACHES

Zak Mahmoudi

Head Coach 

Level 3 NCCP Certified Coach

With nearly two decades of coaching experience with hundreds of athletes of all abilities,  Zak focuses on providing quality training plans and promoting fun, education, and team camaraderie.

If you ask Zak about his greatest aspirations, he’d quickly respond with something about the pride he gets in seeing his athletes achieve their biggest dreams. 



Jeremy Poulin

Summer Coach - ELCC NCCP Certified
Jeremy started out as a summer camper with SACKC eight years ago. Now, he kayaks competitively with GERCKC and is headed to national team trials in Montreal as well as to Canada Summer Games in Niagara this year! This is his third year coaching paddling, and he has also coached cross-country skiing for three years.

Seanna Stock 

Summer Coach - ELCC NCCP Certified
Seanna started out in our summer camp and has been training in canoe and kayak for nine years! She has previously competed at nationals, at Western Canada Summer Games, and will be representing Alberta at CSG this year. This is her third year coaching summer camp, but she has also coached figure skating and cross-country skiing in the past! 

Dillan Evancusky

Summer Coach - CanoeKids Certified
Dillan has been canoeing competitively with GERCKC for six years. He is headed to sprint national team trials and CSG this year! He has coached snowboarding in the past and this is his third year helping with summer camp.

Aiden Stock

Summer Coach - CanoeKids Certified
Aiden is in his seventh year of competitive canoeing with GERCKC. He has competed at nationals and WCSG in the past, and will be representing Alberta at CSG this summer! This is his second year coaching paddling.

Zoe Keels

Summer Coach - CanoeKids Certified
Zoe has been kayaking recreationally and competitively with GERCKC for five years. This year, she is coaching summer camp and paracanoe!

Mallory Brown

Bantam Coach - ELCC NCCP Certified
Mallory has been paddling with GERCKC for eleven years now and has been coaching the sport for the last four! 

Isabelle Poulin

Administrative Assistant
Isabelle comes from a competitive triathlon background. She coaches summer swimming, triathlon, and cross-country skiing and is the Youth Program Coordinator with the St. Albert Nordic Ski Club. You can typically find her behind a computer sending emails, or at summer camp on Fridays.

Harris Swaleh

Summer Coach - CanoeKids Certified

Jason Watamaniuk

Bantam Coach - ELCC NCCP Certified

Nadia Chama

Summer Camp Coordinator - Level 3 NCCP Certified

Saphane Swaleh

Casual Coach - ELCC NCCP Certified

Neil Martindale

Casual Coach - CanoeKids Certified