Coach and Program Facilitator
Kristen is a US Sailing certified instructor who comes from a family of teachers and coaches. Before becoming a sailing coach, he was a swimming and diving coach and a fly-fishing and rock-climbing instructor.
Kristen owns and operates Gale Force Sailing, providing racing instruction, instructional lectures, and private coaching for clubs, teams, and individuals.
Kristen wears multiple hats for GEL as well, alternating between coaching and facilitating client programs. Here's a video interview with Kristen describing the role of a GEL coach during a BoatWorks program.