Title: Head of School
In Progress: B.S. in Aviation and Geography – University of Waterloo
Kalob Grady calls the infamous waters of the Ottawa River his home and the 2022/2023 academic year marks his 6th year working at World Class Academy and his 1st as the Head of School. Building off his roles of Head Coach, and Program Directly respectively throughout the previous first 5 years.
Growing up on the Ottawa River, Kalob was introduced to kayaking at a young age, the sport has evidently influenced most of his life decisions. Throughout his career as a professional kayaker, he has represented Canada at multiple Freestyle World Championships, is the current national champion in Canada in freestyle and has raced against the best in the world across five continents. In addition to his competition resume, Kalob has coached with multiple programs from the Ottawa Kayak School in Canada, Kayak the Nile in Uganda, Patagonia Study Abroad in Chile and he is currently the Head Coach for the Canadian National Freestyle Kayak Team and Director of the Canadian Freestyle Kayaking Youth Development Program.