Through Northeast PA Kayak School, in addition to innovative class programming, he runs ACA Instructor Certification Workshops for instructors, including Instructor Trainer Certification Workshops. He has degrees in physical education/exercise physiology and commercial recreation. A kayaker for 31 years, Jerry has led people in outdoor adventures for most of his career and believes strongly in properly introducing new people to the sport of whitewater kayaking.
“Kayaking is a lifetime sport that one can take to any level of adventure and accomplishment. Our staff instructors for 2014, Doug, Joel, Tim, Tom Storm, Denise, Sonya, Sara, Sean, and Tom B. are smart, funny, super-enthusiastic people.”
– Jerry McAward, President of Northeast PA Kayak School, Inc.