Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Jennifer specializes in individualized coaching and mentoring to help students reach their personal goals, with a particular focus on empowerment, inspiration, and long-term development. She travels extensively, teaching and training on the east and west coasts of the United States. Jennifer sees her own personal road as being one of ongoing continuous development, both as a paddler and as a teacher, a philosophy that frames all aspects of her work with her students. The learning never stops! Jennifer teaches and guides locally in the greater San Francisco Bay area, as well as at workshops and symposia from Baja to Nova Scotia. She regularly publishes coaching articles in international paddlesports publications including Paddler and Ocean Paddler. Jennifer is an ACA Level 5 Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayak Instructor and a British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader (BCU 5 Star). She teaches with the River and Ocean Paddlesports Coaching Collective, and her own company, Paddle Towards It.