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Chris Stec serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the ACA, the oldest nonprofit paddlesports organization in the U.S., focusing on paddlesports education, stewardship, recreation and competition, including the Olympic paddlesports of Slalom and Sprint and the Paralympic discipline of Paracanoe. In addition, Chris holds numerous paddlesports instructor certifications and enjoys spending time on the water with his wife and two kids, whether it's racing downriver canoes, kayak fishing, or surfing SUPs in the ocean.
Marsh Jones is the ACA Competition Council Chair and Athletics Director, and Head Coach for Twin Cities Paddlesports.
Stanton Collins: Sprint Kayak Olympic hopeful for Tokyo 2020 and an Elite Athlete director on the ACA board. Stanton has represented the U.S. in 7 world Championships, a World Cup and is a Pan-American championships gold medalist. He is working to finish his college degree at Georgia Tech while training.
Shaye Hatchette: One of eight winners of the TV reality show competition Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful, Shaye is currently training with Olympic coaches to try to earn a spot on the US Sprint Kayak team at the National Trials in April.