Ashley Brown loves to paddle in water that has an opinion, and beautiful Charleston, SC has some opinionated water! She is passionate about teaching kayaking and challenging people to test their limits while learning and having a ton of fun. Ashley is one of only a few women in the United States to hold the prestigious Level 5 American Canoe Association Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayaking Certification, and she also holds an ACA L2 Instructor Trainer Certification. As much as she love to paddle, she also loves to teach. Her dedication to teaching brought her to the College of Charleston, where they have been developing university level curriculum in Kayaking and Expedition Kayaking. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Coastal Kayaking, Instructor Development and Stand Up Paddleboard in the Health Education and Human Performance Department. She also loves to travel and learn from her students, and enjoys welcoming guests from all over the world to paddle the wetlands and off shore waters of South Carolina.