JAY WILD - FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
Jay has evolved his passion for sharing his water knowledge and the experiences that shaped him into a career as a professional coach. He loves sharing his water knowledge with people especially the next generation, and encouraging them in their own growth and development. Jay is a paddle certified coach and instructor and a Fitness and performance coach. Jay’s water rescue certification includes American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard, Rescue 3 International Inland Rescue Swimmer, and Wilderness First responder. Today, Jay is a businessman, a father, a husband and as a professional athlete, he ranks among the best of the elite paddlers in the US and represents leading SUP companies such as 404, Puakea Designs, Quickblade Paddles, and Maui Jim.
ANIK WILD - FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
Anik brings 25+ years of paddle sports coaching and racing experience to the Junior Waterman camps. Her coaching career began as an athlete/coach in her Canadian home town, Lac Beauport Canoe-Kayak Club. As an athlete, she is bringing World class competing and National champion level for mentoring and experiences to the kids. Anik values a strong mind, fearlessness, and hard work as essential characteristics for any accomplished individual and athlete.