About Chris

Chris Brain has worked in the outdoors for over 15 years coaching and guiding and delivering professional development courses.  Chris specialises in paddlesport and is able to deliver a range of personal skills, leadership, safety and rescue courses.  As a provider of the Rescue and Emergency Care (REC) range of first aid courses, Chris seamlessly integrates his knowledge and experience of the outdoors into these courses, giving his clients fun, engaging and useful training.  

Chris also has a vast experience in working with young people with challenging behaviour and is highly skilled in the area of youth development. With over 500 days spent away with clients on residential experiences Chris has a huge amount of knowledge and experience in this field.

Chris holds a range of professional qualifications which include the following

BCU Level 4 Kayak Coach

BCU Moderate Water Canoe Coach

FSRT and WWSR Provider

British Canoeing Star Award Provider

British Canoeing Leadership Award Provider

British Canoeing National Trainer

British Canoeing Endorsed Guide

British Canoeing Guide Module Provider

MLTE Mountain Leader Award

MLTE Single Pitch Award

MLTE Climbing Wall Leading Award

REC First Aid Trainer

Accredited Practitioner of Outdoor Learning

D1 + E MiniBus and Trailer Driver

Chris is available to deliver courses or to work for your organisation, please contact

07764486699 or email chris@chrisbraincoaching.com