TJ Turner

T.J. is an Education and Outreach Coordinator and member of the Safety, Education, and Instruction (SEI) Department with the ACA|Canoe-Kayak- SUP-Raft-Rescue organization. He has written, operated, and managed a number of successful US Coast Guard Grant opportunities for the ACA focused on instructor development, underserved youth and community participation in paddlesports. Since April 2011, he has been pursuing paddlesports professionally, as an employee of Charleston COunty Park & Recreation Commission, a member of the ACA National Office, and as a team rider and product developer for Bishop Boards. He is currently an Instructor Trainer for SUP and a multi-disciplined instructor with the ACA.