Who's who? 

New Wave Kayaking is created by Ross Montandon. Ross is the youngest most qualified coach in the country. Ross has paddled extensively across Europe, Uganda, Morocco, New Zealand, the Grand Canyon, California and Nepal.

At 24 Ross has a real passion for coaching and sharing his love for the sport. He can be found on the river, in the gym or out and about on his bike. Ross is also a British Freestyle Champion. The best bit he hasn't even started! 




Anthony Ing  New Wave North Wales 

Why we choose Anthony?

Anthony has been on our radar for a number of years. We've known each other from our competitive freestyle days. Anthony has a unique skill to bring out the best in people. To ensure a great time on the water! Capturing that New Wave quality, for making sure that paddlers who join him on the water have a truly personal experience. 

We're very excited to have Anthony to join our team. To help us help paddlers to get better at the sport they love! 


This is Ant 

Anthony is another young gun of the squad, but don’t be fooled he has over 10 years paddling experience around the world and with his freestyle competition background, it makes for a exciting day on the river. Ant is of course a  Level 5 coach and gets his kick out of driving people to reaching their potential. He has made his home in the beautiful welsh countryside to surround himself with some amazing rivers. He is also one of the key developers of white water stand up paddle boarding in the UK.




Anthony will mostly be heading up our North Wales courses, in particular our New Wave Wednesday sessions.



Ross Montandon- Creator
Nathan Mcdonagh - New Wave Intern


For 2014 we created a Next Wave Intern program. Created to enhance our services whilst providing opportunities to for aspiring whitewater coaches. New to our team is Nathan Mcdonagh. 


Why we choose Nathan

Nathan has all the attributes that we require at New Wave. His style in a boat alongside out and out passion for paddling is unique and adds to our services. Most of all Nathan has hunger to develop and thrives on the gaining knowledge.To better his boating and coaching, this is truly unique. The day we know all the answers is the day we shut up shop.

Suzy Devey - Massage Therapist


Suzy joins us on our This is Scotland packages to ease your aches of a weeks paddling!


Suzy is a qualified Massage Therapist with the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation. Suzy holds two qualifications one in Swedish Massage and the other in Sports and Remedial Massage.She lives in the Highlands, in the outdoor mecca in with Ben Nevis on her doorstep. 


Why we Choose Suzy

Suzy has a love for the outdoors with her background from many seasons working outdoors in the Ski Industry. As a qualified Ski Instructor, now a qualified Ski Patrol Team Member.

How she helps 

Deep tissue massage helps with recharging, rejuvenating the body to help heal itself. 

Massage can help you feel fresh for endurance activities or simply as a complete rejuvenating treat for the whole body while you stay in the beauty of the Highlands.