CKBC hires Cory Rublee as Canoe Development Coach

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Cory Rublee in canoe

Cory Rublee joins the CKBC team at the end of June as the Canoe Development Coach

Canoe Kayak BC is pleased to announce the hiring of Cory Rublee as the Canoe Development Coach.

Rublee brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Canoe Kayak BC. He began his paddling career at the Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club and quickly ascended the paddling ranks. A member of the National Team for six years, Rublee represented Canada at regattas in Europe, Mexico and Central and South America. Domestically, he is a 21 time national champion and won five gold medals at the Canada Summer Games.

“I am really excited to help develop canoeing in B.C. Over my career I have had the opportunity to work with so many great coaches and I would like to transfer that knowledge to the athletes.” said Rublee.  “I have always believed B.C. has the ability to be a strong force in canoeing and hopefully I can contribute to that goal.”

Beyond paddling, Rublee holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics.

With the assistance of a government grant, Rublee will start his new position at the end of June in time for the CKBC Canoe Camp.  He will be based out of Burnaby.

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