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
Bamzai Surf School - Huntington Beach, California
Clint Carrol Surf School - Saltwater Dreams - Huntington Beach, 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
East Coast Paddleboarding - Tybee Island, GA
Central Florida Surf School - Vero Beach, Florida
Coastline Adventures Surfing School - Normandy Beach, New Jersey
Farmdog Surf School Outer Banks - Nags Head, North Carolina
Kitty Hawk Kayak and Surf School - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Lou Maresca's South Beach Surf School - South Beach, Florida
Northeast Surfing Academy - Nantasket Beach, Hull, Massachusetts
New England Science & Sailing - Stonington, Connecticut
Peter Pan Surf School, - Naragansett, Rode Island
Sandy Beach Surfing, LLC - Cocoa Beach, Florida
Skudin Surf School - Long Beach, New York
Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland
Sunshine Surf School - Ft Pierce, Florida
Stacey’s Surf Camp - Margate, New Jersey
Surf2LiveLB - 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
JAPAN
Flying Sumo Surf Company - Onjuku, Japan
 
THAILAND
Saltwater Dreaming - Phuket Thailand
 

 
 
Advertised Certified Surfing Instructors
WEST COAST,
PACIFIC NORTHWEST,
& HAWAII
 
Andrews, Sada - Mama Can Surf - Pismo Beach, California [email]
Barrera, Marcus - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Bernard, James - ABC Surf - Newport Beach, California [email]
Carungcong, Rey - Shaka Surf Club - Malibu, California [email]
Cairns, Ian - Laguna Beach, California [email]
Carroll, Cannon - Clint Carroll Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Carroll, Clint - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Chichizola, Yvo - Santa Cruz, California [email]
Davidson, Clay - C Street Surf School - Ventura, California [email]
DeFilippis, Kelsea - Ossies Surf Shop - Newport, Oregon [email]
Ely, Josh - Clint Carroll Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Gibson, Shannon - Newport Beach, California [email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Hansen, George - Arroyo Grande, California [email]
Hasselschwert, Daniel - Ossies Surf Shop - Otter Rock, Oregon [email]
Jipp, Mike - Lincoln City Surf Shop - Lincoln City, Oregon [email]
Johnston, Scott - Newport, Oregon [email]
Moeller, Colton - Corvalis, Oregon [email]
Nakano, Jill - Long Beach, California [email]
Richardson, Oliver - Newport, Oregon
[email]
Pratt, Nicole - Surf With Nicole - Huntington Beach, California
[email]
Prenovost, Bryan - Clint Carroll Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Richardson, Ollie - Ossies Summer Surf School - Newport, Oregon [email]
Rourman, Shermen - Newport Beach, California
[email]
Sage, Ethan - Kawai Ocean Awareness - Kawai, Hawaii
[email]
Wood, Dayl - Lincoln City, Oregon [email]
Wood, Daeklyn - Lincoln City, Oregon [email]
EAST COAST, TEXAS
& PUERTO RICO
 
Albright, Puddy - Corpus Christy, Texas [email]
Bernard, James - ABC Surf - Newport Beach, California [email]
Cullen, Frank - Surf Lessons 101 - Rockaway Park, New York [email]
Dodson, Mistral - New England Science and Sailing - Westerly, Rode Island [email]
Farmer, Robert - Farmdog Surf School - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Ferguson, Gary - Farm Dog Surf School - Nags Head, North Carolina [email]
Gabrielson, Bruce - Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland [email]
Grosvenor, Jeremy - Montauk, New York [email]
Hall, Herman - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Hesson, Carol - Community Boating - Quincy, Massachusetts [email]
Horan, Dave - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina - [email]
Horrigan, Mary Ann - New England Science and Sailing - Pawcatuck, Connecticut [email]
Kash, Kevin - Rockaway Park, Oregon [email]
Koloyan, Michael - Locals Surf School - Arverne, New York [email]
Lamberto-Egan, Skyla - Farmdog Surf School - Manteo, North Carolina [email]
Liberatori, Cathy - East Coast Paddleboarding - Tybee Island, Georgia [email]
Marchel, Stacey - Staceys Surf Camp - Margate, New Jersey [email]
Maresca, Lou - Sunshine Surf School - South Beach, Florida [email]
Mead, Lisa - Florida [email]
Montero, Kali - Big Kahuna Surf School - Deerfield Beach, Florida [email]
Moore, Shane - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Nalewicki, Kyle - Brick, New Jersey [email]
Pan, Peter - Peter Pan Surf Academy - Pawtucket, Rhode Island [email]
Pontius, Austin - Farmdog Surf School - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Reinhardt, Mike - Locals Surf School - Belle Harbor, New York [email]
Roach, Beth - Farmdog School - Richmond, Virginia [email]
Saylor, Todd - Mrdia, Pennsylvania [email]
Shell, Lynn - OBX Aloha Surf School - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Sierra, David - Boardwalk, New York [email]
Silvagni, Tony - Kure Beach, North Carolina [email]
Skudin, Cliff - Skudin Surf - Long Beach, New York [email]
Skudin, Will - Skudin Surf - Long Beach, New York [email]
Smith, Jeffery - Block Island, Rhode Island - [email]
Smith, Mike - New England Science and Sailing -Westerly, Rhode Island - [email]
Snyder, Noah - Farm Dog Surf School - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina - [email]
Steffener, Jennifer - Coastline Adventures - Toms River, New Jersey - [email]
Todd, James - Sunshine Surf School - Ft Pierce, Florida [email]
Tompkins, Lance - Coastline Adventures - Normandy Beach, New Jersey [email]
Weitz, Marina - Jupiter, Florida [email]
West, Aaron - Farmdog Surf School - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
West, Hanna - Farmdog Surf School - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina - [email]
Whelan, James - Clint Carroll Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Zinski, Bryan - Summa Love Surf School - Long Branch, New Jersey[email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Long Beach, New York [email]
TOFINO, BC, CANADA
 
Bracey, Karley
Davis, Rhiannon
Learie, Sharman - Kamloops, BC [email]
Montgomery, Krissy Surf Sister Surf School - Tofino, BC [email]
Prother, Kate
Wightman, Steph
COSTA RICA
 
Ottinger, Peter - Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica [email]
Seitour, Luis Tamarindo, Costa Rica [email]
THAILAND
 
Gamble, Rick - Saltwater-Dreaming Surf School - Phuket, Thailand [email]
JAPAN
 
Ricks, Del - Flying Sumo Surf School - Isumi-gun, Japan
[email]

BRAZIL
 
Saylor, Todd - Praia Grande SP
[email]
Advertised Certified Surf Coaches - All Areas
Albright, Phillip Puddy, Port Aransas, Texas [email]
Bernard, James - ABC Surf - Newport Beach, California [email]
Cairns, Ian - Laguna Beach, California [email]
Gabrielson, Bruce - Ocean City, Maryland
[email]
Hall, Herman - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Kaner, Jaz - Long Beach, California [email]
Johnson, Jimmy - Houston, Texas [email]
Pickett, Jo - Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina [email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Long Beach, New York [email]
 
     

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