Stephen Waldie is a certified Competition Development Coach (NCCP Level III) and CANSail (level 5-6) accredited instructor from Montreal, Quebec. He is a former member of the Quebec Sailing Team and the Canadian Sailing Development Squad, with over 15 years of high performance coaching and racing experience. Most recently, he represented Canada as Youth Worlds Team Coach in 2018 and 2019, and was recipient of the 2019 Quebec Sailing Coach of the Year Award.
Through his lifelong passion for the sport and experience bridging the gap between youth sailing and olympic class racing, Stephen aims to develop Canada’s next generation sailors in the 29er, 49er and 49erFX classes. He is an experienced team leader with a proven track record of developing athletes at all levels. Stephen is also an active kiteboarder and aspiring kite foil racer.