Who We Are

Tennessee Valley Canoe Club is a 501(c)7 tax exempt organization of 1000+ members based in Chattanooga, TN.

Read the Club’s Bylaws.

Our Mission

The Tennessee Valley Canoe Club brings together those interested in canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle board (SUP) and related activities; increases the knowledge, safety and appreciation of paddle sports for those who are interested; and supports conservation and preservation of recreational waterways.

Club Activities Include
  • Whitewater and flatwater kayak and canoe training.
  • Whitewater and flatwater river trips for all skill levels.
  • Water safety and rescue training.
  • Extended canoe and camping trips.
  • Annual and monthly meetings.
  • Community service.
How to Reach Us

Tennessee Valley Canoe Club
P.O. Box 23772
Chattanooga, TN  37422
Phone: (423) 708-5460
Email: Info@tvccpaddler.com

Board PositionName of OfficerEmail
PresidentDian LawhonPresident@tvccpaddler.com
Vice PresidentSteve Lamb
Assistant Vice Presidenttbd
TreasurerBG Smith
SecretaryAnthony Crutcher
Communications OfficerJohn HubbardCommunications@tvccpaddler.com
Webmaster / Tech AdminChris DavisWebmaster@tvccpaddler.com
Conservation OfficerDavid Riall
Safety OfficerRob TheurerSafety@tvccpaddler.com
Training OfficerCarl Schoonover
Whitewater Class II/III LeadStacy StoneWhitewater2@tvccpaddler.com
Whitewater Class III/IV LeadSteven CourtneyWhitewater3@tvccpaddler.com
Overnighter Group LeadDave LeighON2@tvccpaddler.com
Overnighter Group Alt LeadBen JohnsonOvernight@tvccpaddler.com
Paddleboard LeadLiz YoungSUP@tvccpaddler.com
Flatwater Group LeadEric BurnettRiver1@tvccpaddler.com
Social Events ChairElizabeth Johnson
QuartermasterScott PainterQM@tvccpaddler.com
Competition Director (Ocoee Race)Cat Vogel