Caroline Carr

Director of OLS CIC & OLC LTD. Caroline Carr’s passion is for being in the outdoors… whether river, sea or mountain…. and how to engage others with nature’s playground.

  • Qualified Teacher
  • BA Hons in Outdoor & Environmental Education
  • MA Education
  • Mountain Leader (Summer)
  • Outdoor First Aid
  • UKCC Level 3 Paddlesport Coach
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • SPA Trained
  • RYA Power Boat Level 2


Paul Goodwin


Paul has experience in working in outdoor centers and managing high ropes courses. He has a passion for rock & water and often found in a boat whether it be white water or training & competing with his polo team.

  • First Aid at work
  • BCU Level 2 Paddlesport Coach
  • RYA Assistant Dinghy Instructor
  • Experienced in delivering  High Ropes
  • RYA Power Boat Level 2 & Safety Boat Certificate
  • SPA Trained
  • WWS&R
  • GNAS Archery

Sam Allard

Sam Allard

Sam has many years experience as a paddler and can often be seen on rivers and lakes in playboats, kayaks and canoes. He has volunteered for OLS since March 2014 through delivering sessions, making fabulous cakes & cooking delicious meals:)

UKCC L1 Paddlesport Coach

Foundation Safety & Rescue

White Water Safety & Rescue

BCU 3* Canoe / BCU 3* Kayak

BCU 4* Training: Kayak

Jade Gaffing

OLS welcomes Jade our new Graduate Outdoor Instructor Intern. Jade has a Degree in Outdoor Coaching & Leadership, is a UKCC L1 Paddlesport Coach and will be working on developing our curriculum based outdoor programmes.



We welcome the opportunity to work with suitably experienced volunteers. Through the Cat Zero Project we welcome James Vessey and Danny Richardson who will also be supporting us in 2015. James & Danny have experience of sailing a 72ft Sailing Yacht and we are looking forward to having them on board the OLS Team :)