Jeannot joins ADCKC as Sports Excellence Lead

Jeannot joins ADCKC as Sports Excellence Lead

DARTMOUTH – Long time paddler and coach Jake Jeannot has joined Atlantic Division Canoe Kayak Canada (ADCKC) staff as the Sports Excellence Lead, ADCKC Flag Officer Barry Ring announced today.

“Jake brings technical expertise and a passion for the sport to this new position,” Ring said.  “Our athletes and coaches will benefit from Jake’s experience and guidance.  I know the Atlantic Division will be stronger and even more competitive with his assistance.”

Jeannot grew up in Dartmouth.  He started paddling at the Abenaki Aquatic Club and later began his competitive career at the Banook Canoe Club, where he also worked as a coach.  In 2017, Jeannot joined Maskwa Aquatic Club’s coaching team, helping to steer Maskwa athletes to a second national title and develop one of the largest competitive memberships within Canoe Kayak Canada.

Jeannot studies Kinesiology at Dalhousie University.

“As Sports Excellence Lead, I hope to inspire athletes to strive for excellence and give them the tools to achieve their goals,” Jeannot said. “I am looking forward to tackling the challenges of this new position.”

Jeannot joined ADCKC on May 20.

For more information, contact:

Andrew Russell, executive director