About Us


Captain Chaz

  • Founder and Owner of Flatwater Paddle Co.
  • ACA Level 2 Instructor
  • Red Cross Certified Lifeguard
  • 50 Ton Master Captain
  • Boat Builder

Chaz founded Flatwater Paddle Co. out of a marina on Greenwood Lake in 2013. Chaz is a pro paddler for Bishop Boards and spends most of his paddling time on Southeast rivers, and inland reservoirs of New York and New Jersey. Chaz has instructed  hundreds of lessons and feels most at home running Flatwater Paddle Co.’s intro to SUP programs on Monksville reservoir in New Jersey. Some of his sponsors include Bishop Boards, Unsinkable Polarized sunglasses, Protec helmets, and Astral Footwear.

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Theresa is a co-owner of Flatwater Paddle Co. She is a licensed acupuncturist with offices in Oakland, NJ and Suffern, NY. She has been practicing yoga since she was a teenager and has been involved in the water sports industry since 2014. She currently runs all yoga programming and group events for Flatwater Paddle Co.