Freelance Instructor

Jon is extremely enthusiastic about the outdoors and is available for freelance work.He has varied experience in a diverse range of activities and client base. He is a team player and works well with other likeminded professionals. He has been responsible for managing large teams of people, and working with large client groups. He has excellent organisational skills and is used to working to tight deadlines. 

He has worked and delivered activities all over the UK and Europe which include France, Spain and Canada, he has extensive experience working in South Wales delivering various SUP, kayak/canoe gorge walking, MTB, coasteering, DOFE expeditions (gold, silver, bronze) School residential, team building, hill walking, orienteering and climbing activities. 

He has a skill base which could benefit your company and experience to match. He also has a military background serving with The 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment from 1992-2000.

Currently Jon is working for a number of leading outdoor companies and is available for freelance work in the following areas:

Canoeing – all environments, all grades/expedition

Kayaking – all environments, all grades/expedition

SUP – all environments, all grades/expedition

Climbing – single pitch any uk

Mountain Leader work – any uk 

Mountain Biking – trail or cross country

Gorge walking – South Wales

Coasteering – South Wales

Team Building

DOFE – Expedition training and assessing, bronze, silver, Gold

Tandem Paragliding –


ML – summer


MIA – Training

Level 4 canoe sport coach

5-star canoe leader

5-star kayak leader

Level 1 raft guide

Level 1 raft guide French Alps

Adventure SUP Instructor/Trainer (WSA)

Expedition SUP Guide (WSA)

Gorge walking guide

Coasteering Guide (WSA)

Swift water rescue technician Pro

White water safety and rescue course

Level 2 MIAS MTB Instructor

Tandem paragliding instructor (AEI rated)

Disability awareness training BCU

Disability awareness training MT

Level 2 fitness instructor

Safe Guarding – Level 2

First aid

First aid at work

REC Advanced First Aid

Community First responder – Welsh Ambulance Service


Water Skills Academy SUP Master Trainer – SUP Safety and Rescue, Foundation SUP Instructor, Adventure Instructor, Expedition Guide, sup skills award scheme, White Water SUP

BCU – level 1/2 Tutor, 1,2,3-star canoe/kayak awards, FSRT Provider 

DOFE – Gold Assessor

DOFE – Expedition Tutor Gold Silver and Bronze awards

NNAS – delivery of Gold Silver and Bronze awards

Tutor – Btec In Sport and Active leisure – Level 1,2 &3 Qualifications