Nico Baudoin - from Pau, France
Adria Martin Castillo - from La Seu d'Urgell, Spain
Coach Matt has been involved in paddle sport from a young age dabbling in many different disciplines before finally settling with Canoe Slalom, he raced for Team Ireland in C1 at Senior, U23 and Junior level until 2013. Matt joined Canoe Slalom BOP from Northern Ireland where he spent a 2-year period working for the Canoe Association of Northern Ireland as a Talent Coach. During this time, he worked with Senior, U23 and Junior athletes in Canoe Slalom at an International Level alongside implementing grassroots development within the country. Matt is in charge of the Novice Programme, developing new coaches and coaching opportunities through Coach Force. He also manages much of the club administration. You will see Matt on the river bank or in his boat and is always keen to meet new people so don’t be afraid to come and say hello!