A highly experienced Outdoor Activity Instructor, with a proven track record of success working for centres in the UK. Providing high-quality instruction and training, planning, operational and administrative management control to consistently improve organisational, operational and delivery performance. A determined and persistent problem solver with highly effective communication skills and an excellent reputation for building client and student relationship. Extensive experience in a wide range of outdoor activities, providing leadership, guidance and results whilst working with students of all ages and capability, including problem, disadvantaged and disable children and youths. Experienced in operations management, project management, service delivery, people skill and service performance. Good working knowledge of budgeting, purchasing and equipment maintenance. Ability to manage internal and freelance instructors, risk management, planning, health and safety and delivery of quality instructional services.
Jack has been a keen photographer for a number of years, specialising in sports, adventure, landscapes, and portrait photography. He has also successfully completed photographic assignments in the UK for Lotus Formula 1, Eastern Chauffer’s, Southwold Treatment Rooms, Eastern Daily Press, Southwold and Lowestoft Journal, Suffolk Magazine,. Additionally He has worked with Guy Nowell who is a highly respected Hong Kong Based photographer specialising in sailing photography.
A keen sportsman, played rugby from an early age and since 17 playing club level 1st team rugby. Enjoy most outward-bound activities, especially hill walking, Moutaineering, climbing and Kayaking.
In April 2014 I completed the Fast Track Instructors Course at The National Mountain Sports Centre – Plas Y Brenin.
National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme Levels 1 & 2
Mountain Training – Climbing Wall Award
Mountain Training – Climbing Wall Award Abseil
Mountain Training – Single Pitch Award
Mountain Training – Mountain Leaders summer
BCU - 3 Star Kayaking (White Water)
BCU - 3 Star Canoeing (Touring)
BCU - 3 Star Kayaking (Touring)
BCU - Level 2 coach
BCU - White Water Safety and Rescue
BCU - Safe Guarding and Child Protection
BCU Coaching the Mind
NSRA - Air Rifle Instructor
REC Emergency First Aid
REC First Aid at Work
Royal Geographical Society – Offsite Safety Management
RYA Power Boat Level 2 (Inland)
Safety Boat (In house trained Centre)
High-ropes course Inspector (In house trained Centre)
IRATA Level 1
BDA Level 1 Dragon Boat Helm
Member of Lowland Search and Rescue
Jack is also a Member of Lowland Search and Rescue. volunteering his time to help others when in need. His has now Qualified as a Search Technician and will be developing his skill continuously.