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Hollie

Watersports Development Manager

I’m Hollie, I am a Sailing, Paddlesports and First Aid Instructor but these days you will often find me planning the day, updating our social media accounts or dealing with customer enquiries.

I previously worked at the centre 2012-2015 as an instructor, before returning in 2018 as Centre manager.

My goal for this year is to do the Great North Swim… .

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Naoimh

Senior Instructor

I’m Naoimh, I manage the paddlesports and climbing programme here at the centre since 2017, I previously spent quite a few years abroad with PGL.

You’ll find me either on the water or fixing some Kayaks!

My goal for this year is to confidently do the Great North Swim!

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Alex

Senior Instructor

I’m Alex, I am a Senior Sailing Instructor and I also manage the Wakepark!

I have been sailing for quite some time but my passion is Wakeboarding, I am a BWSW level 2 coach and you’ll often find me out coaching, training instructors or fixing things!

My goal for this year is to create a fantastic wake boarding community with regular events.

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Will

Senior Instructor

I’m Will one of the Senior Instructors here at the Helly Hansen Watersports Centre. I joined the team in February 2020 having spent a few years down south teaching sailing!

My main area’s are Sailing, Windsurfing and Powerboating so if you have any questions regarding how to get involved in these activities or want to progress further then make sure you ask for me and I will make sure to point you in the right direction.

My goal for this year is to relaunch windsurfing and get as many people involved in the sport!

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Matt

Instructor

I’m Matt I teach Sailing, Paddlesports and Climbing!

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Hudson

Instructor

I’m Hudson, I teach Paddlesports and soon to be a Wakepark Instructor!

I am also a qualified Lifeguard!

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Ethan

Instructor

I’m Ethan, I teach Paddlesports and soon to be a Wakepark Instructor!

I am also a qualified Lifeguard!