National Surf Schools & Instructors Association National Surf Schools & Instructors Association (NSSIA)
The Official Professional Association for the Surf School Industry
Protecting Both Industry and Students • Established 2005
AN IRS REGISTERED NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
Director Bruce Gabrielson in Huntington Beach Instructor Certification Class with Bruce Gabrielson and students. Skudin Surf Schoo, NY Surf Sisters Surf School
Huntington Beach Instructor Certification Class with Chairman Bruce Gabrielson, Director Kim Hamrock and students. Skudin Surf School, Long Beach, NY Surf Sisters Surf School instructor giving a lesson in Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
We not only train instructors on how to teach surfing safely and effectively for all age groups, we also provide information on how to recognize injuries, how to coach competitors, nutrition and conditioning, plus how to manage your surf school business.

Additionally, certified instructors learn about the history and culture of their sport. This is a comprehensive program to develop our instructors as professionals.
Advertised Accredited Surf Schools
WEST COAST, BAJA CALIFORNIA & HAWAII
ABC Surf School - Newport Beach, California
Banzai Surf School - Huntington Beach, California
Corky Carroll's Surf School - Huntington Beach, California
Costa Azul Surf School and Surfboards - San Jose del Cabo, Baja California, Mexico
Leucadia Surf School - San Diego, California
Mama Can Surf - San Luis Obispo, California
Surf Lessons by Lindsay - Oxnard, California
Surf City Surfing Lessons - Huntington Beach, California
Shaka Surf Club - Malibu, California
EAST COAST & GULF COAST
Big Kahuna Surf School - Deerfield Beach, Florida
Central Florida Surf School - Vero Beach, Florida
Coastline Adventures Surfing School - Normandy Beach, New Jersey
Farmdog Surf School Outer Banks - Nags head, North Carolina
Gansett Juice Surf School, - Naragansett, Rode Island
Kitty Hawk Kayak and Surf School - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Northeast Surfing Academy - Nantasket Beach, Hull, Massachusetts
New England Science & Sailing - Stonington, Connecticut
Sandy Beach Surfing, LLC - Cocoa Beach, Florida
Skudin Surf School - Long Beach, New York
Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland
Stacey’s Surf Camp - Margate, New Jersey
Surf2Live - Long Beach, New York
Surf Lessons 101 - Rockaway Park, New York
Locals Surf School - Rockaway Beach, New York
Tony Silvagni Surf School
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
CANADA
Surf Sister Surf School
Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
PUERTO RICO
Aquatica Dive & Surf Aquatica, Puerto Rico
Wow Surf School - San Juan, Puerto Rico
COSTA RICA
Ranchos-Itauna Surf School - Playa St. Teresa de Cobano, Costa Rica
Secret Spot Surf School - Tamarindo, Costa Rica
JAPAN
Flying Sumo Surf Company - Onjuku, Japan
 
THAILAND
Saltwater Dreaming - Phuket Thailand
 

 
 
Advertised Certified Surfing Instructors
WEST COAST,
PACIFIC NORTHWEST,
& HAWAII
 
Andrews, Sada - Pismo Beach, California [email]
Barrera, Marcus - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Bernard, James - Newport Beach, California [email]
Carungcong, Rey - Malibu, California [email]
Carroll, Clint - Newport Beach, California [email]
Chichizola, Yvo - Santa Cruz, California [email]
Giang, Letty - Newport Beach, California [email]
Gibson, Shannon - Newport Beach, California [email]
Griffin, Lindsay - Oxnard, California [email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Hutchins, Jon - Orange County, California [email]
Jones, Simon - Ventura, California [email]
Kaner, Jaz - Long Beach, California [email]
Kantor, Gerry - San Diego, California [email]
Moe, Bob - Granger, Washington [email]
Nakano, Jill - Long Beach, California [email]
Pratt, Nicole - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Ortiz Cary - Huntington Beach, California
[email]
Puder, Chris - Long Beach, California
[email]
Rourman, Shermen - Newport Beach, California
[email]
Sage, Ethan - Kawi, Hawaii
[email]
Sullivan, John - Pacific Palisades, California[email]
Walker, Richard - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Van Druf, David - Huntington Beach, California [email]
EAST COAST, TEXAS
& PUERTO RICO
 
Albright, Phillip Puddy
Port Aransas, Texas [email]
Baittinger, Jamie - Nags Head, North Carolina - [email]
Bunn, Hanna - Koll Devil Hills, North Carolina - [email]
Cullen, Frank - Long Beach, New York [email]
Dery, Maia - Efland, North Carolina [email]
Diamond, Melissa - Florida, Costa Rica [email]
Dodson, Mistral - Westerly, Rode Island [email]
Farmer, Robert - Nags Head, North Carolina [email]
Gabrielson, Bruce - Ocean City, Maryland [email]
Grosvenor, Jeremy - Montauk, New York [email]
Hall, Herman - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Hall, Patrick "John" - Salisbury, Massachusetts [email]
Herring, Lindsey - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Hesson, Carol - Tybee Island, Georgia [email]
Hines, Jesse - Nags Head, North Carolina - [email]
Horan, Dave - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina - [email]
Horton Steve - Tybee, Georgia [email]
Horrigan, Mary Ann - Westerly, Rode Island [email]
Johnson, Jimmy - Houston, Texas [email]
Kerns, Mary - Baltimore, Maryland [email]
Kerns, Ryan - Baltimore, Maryland [email]
Kololyan Mike - Rockaway Park, New york[email]
Lees, Ronnie - Westerly, Massachusetts - [email]
Liberatori, Cathy - Tybee Island, Georgia [email]
Manning, Jimmy - Tybee Island, Georgia [email]
Marcheln, Stacey - Margate, New Jersey [email]
Mead, Lisa - Florida [email]
Montero, Kali - Deerfield Beach, Florida [email]
Nelson, Susan - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Netsch, Valerie - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina - [email]
Paim, Mike - Pompano Beach, Florida [email]
Pan, Peter - Pawtucket, Rhode Island [email]
Powell, Jack - Bethany Beach, Delaware [email]
Price, Curtis - Chesapeake, Virginia [email]
Reinhardt, Mike - Belle Harbor, New York[email]
Savage, Skip - Cocoa Beach, Florida [email]
Shell, Lynn - Kittyhawk, North Carolina [email]
Silvagni, Tony - Kure Beach, North Carolina [email]
Silvers, Greg - Cape Canaveral, Florida [email]
Skudin, Cliff - Long Beach, New York [email]
Skudin, Will - Long Beach, New York [email]
Smith, Jeffrey - Block Island, Rhode Island - [email]
Smith, Mike - Westerly, Rhode Island - [email]
Snyder, Noah - Outer Banks, North Carolina [email]
Steffener, Jennifer - Toms River, New Jersey - [email]
Sue A Quan, Chino - San Juan, Puerto Rico [email]
Tompkins, Lance - Normandy Beach, New Jersey [email]
West, Aaron - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Zinski, Bryan - Long Branch, New Jersey[email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Long Beach, New York [email]
TOFINO, BC, CANADA
Bennet, Deb
Bonnemaison, Dominga
Bracey, Karley
Holmes, Tia
Humphries, Rhiannon
Keefer, Tessa
Leane, Sharman - Kamloops, BC [email]
Montgomery, Krissy
Mullin, Amber
Prother, Kate
Reeves, Devorah
Smith, Jordan
Wightman, Steph
COSTA RICA
 
Borquet, Cairo Guanacaste, Costa Rica [email]
Leon, Rodolfo, Rudy Diaz - Tamarindo, Costa Rica [email]
Ottinger, Peter - Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica [email]
Pandis, Lavinia - Tamarindo, Costa Rica [email]
Rodriguez, Rafael - Tamarindo, Costa Rica [email]
Seitour, Luis Tamarindo, Costa Rica [email]
Westcott, Brittany - Dominical, Costa Rica [email]
THAILAND
 
Gamble, Rick - Phuket, Thailand [email]
JAPAN
 
Ricks, Del - Isumi-gun, Japan
[email]

Advertised Certified Surf Coaches - All Areas
Albright, Phillip Puddy
Port Aransas, Texas [email]
Gabrielson, Bruce - Ocean City, Maryland
[email]
Hall, Herman - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Halverson, Clay - Bend, Oregon -
[email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Kaner, Jaz - Long Beach, California [email]
Johnson, Jimmy - Houston, Texas [email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Long Beach, New York [email]
 
     

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