Member Profile

Jordie Allen-Newman - Level Three Guide

Available For Hire

Contact Me:


Jordie is an expert Sea Kayak Instructor and Guide and has worked continuously in the indutry for 25 years. He has pursued a life long interest exploring nature along Canada’s west coast and has circumnavigated both Vancouver Island and Haida Gwaii as well he has paddled the outer passage from Alaska to Vancouver Island. He enjoys teaching paddlers of all levels and is keenly interested in assisting students to reach their goals using innovative and engaging teaching methods. Recently, Jordie became licensed through Transport Canada to Captain commercial vessels and combines this with guided sea kayaking in Gulf Islands National Park, through Ocean River Adventures. When he is not sea kayaking, SUPing or river paddling.

Ongoing Professional Development

SKGABC Examiner/Trainer meeting - 2017 - attendee

SKGABC Board of Directors - 2017-present

SKGABC Exchange - Victoria - 2012 - Facilitator

SKGABC Exchange - Victoria - 2018 - Facilitator

PPS 2018 coach

SKGABC guides exchange Tofino October 26-28 2018

PPS Coach 2019

SKGABC Board Member - President 2019-2020

SKGABC Spring 2021 Guides Exchange Blended virtual/onwater.  Facilitated on water rolling workshop . (JG)

SKGABC 2021 Techncial Directions Collaboration Meeting Oct 23, 2021 - participant (JG 2021)

SKGABC 2021 Fall Exchange Blended - co delivered onwater workshop with Joe, attended AGM (JG)