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
Note: Provisionally certified schools are those that have not completed internal training for their instructors.
WEST COAST, BAJA CALIFORNIA & HAWAII
Adventure Out - Santa Cruz & Pacifica, California
Banzai Surf School (Provisional) - Huntington Beach, California
Clint Carroll Surf School (Provisional) - Huntington Beach, California
Mama Can Surf - San Luis Obispo, California
Shawn Surf School (Provisional) - Tarzana, California
Shaka Surf Club - Malibu, California
EAST COAST & GULF COAST
ACK Surf School - Nantucket, Massachusetts
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
Kitty Hawk Kayak and Surf School - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Locals Surf School (Provisional) - Belle Harbor, New York
Lou Maresca's South Beach Surf School - South Beach, Florida
Northeast Surfing Academy - Nantasket Beach, Hull, Massachusetts
New England Science & Sailing - Stonington, Connecticut
New York Surf School (Provisional) - Rockaway Beach, New York
Outer Banks Boarding Company - Naggs Head, North Carolina
Peter Pan Surf School, - Naragansett, Rode Island
Sandy Beach Surfing, LLC - Cocoa Beach, Florida
Skudin Surf School (Provisional) - Long Beach, New York and Skudin Swim School
Summa Love Surf School - Long Branch, New Jersey
Surf Lessons 101 - Rockaway 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
Tony Silvagni Surf School
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
CANADA
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 - Surfriders Academy Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Corsmeier, Cameron - Huntington 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]
Davidson, Clay - C Street Surf School - Ventura, California [email]
Cregger, Clinton - Ossies Surf Shop - Newport, Oregon [email]
DeFilippis, Kelsea - Ossies Surf Shop - Newport, Oregon [email]
Ester, Mickey - Huntington Beach California [email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Hansen, George - Arroyo Grande, California [email]
Hasselschwert, Daniel - Ossies Surf Shop - Otter Rock, Oregon [email]
Hodges, Cliff - Adventure Out - Santa Cruz, California [email]
Hutchins, Jon - Upland, California [email]
Johnston, Scott - Ossie's Surf Shop - Newport, Oregon [email]
Kaner, Jaz - Banzai Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Kash, Kevin - Rockaway Park, Oregon [email]
Moeller, Colton - Corvalis, Oregon [email]
Nakano, Jill - Good Kharma Surf - Long Beach, California [email]
Nasari, Shawn - Shawn Surf School - Tarzana, California [email]
Richardson, Oliver - Newport, Oregon
[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]
Tran, May - Newport Beach, California
[email]
Wood, Dayl - Lincoln City, Oregon [email]
Wood, Daeklyn - Lincoln City, Oregon [email]
EAST COAST
& GULF COAST
 
Albright, Puddy - Corpus Christy, Texas [email]
Bosek, James - Connecticut [email]
Brown, Christin - Nags Head, North Carolina [email]
Cullen, Frank - New York Surf School - Rockaway, New York [email]
Dodson, Mistral - New England Science and Sailing - Westerly, Rode Island [email]
Fish, Meredith - Kitty Hawk, North Carolina [email]
Gabrielson, Bruce - Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland [email]
Grimes, AJ - Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland [email]
Godwin, Libby - Ebb Tide Surf School - Topsail Beach, North Carolina[email]
Hall, Herman - Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Horan, Alex - ACK Surf School - Nantucket, Massachusetts [email]
Horan, Dave - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina - [email]
Horrigan, Mary Ann - New England Science and Sailing - Pawcatuck, Connecticut [email]
Koloyan, Michael - Locals Surf School - Arverne, New York [email]
Lees, Ron Jr - Northeast Surfing Academy - Hull, Massachusetts [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 Florida [email]
Masters, Beth - Salty Sistahs Surfing - - St. Augustine, Florida [email]
Mead, Lisa - Central Florida Surf School - Vero Beach, Florida [email]
Menendez, Ezekiel - New England Science and Sailing - Avon, Conneticut[email]
Montero, Kali - Big Kahuna Surf School - Deerfield Beach, Florida [email]
Moore, Shane - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Morgan, John - Right Coast Sessions - Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina [email]
Nalewicki, Kyle - Brick, New Jersey [email]
Nichols, Mike - Cyclone Surfboards - Fernindina Beach, Florida[email]
Norton, Gaven - ACK Surf School - Nantucket, Massachusetts[email]
Pan, Peter - Peter Pan Surf Academy - Narragansettt, Rhode Island [email]
Reinhardt, Mike - Locals Surf School - Belle Harbor, New York [email]
Rose, Caleb - New England Science & Sailing, Stonington, Conneticut, [email]
Shell, Lynn - OBX Aloha Surf School - Naggs Head, North Carolina [email]
Sierra, David - Boardwalk, New York [email]
Silvagni, Tony - Tony Silvagni Surf School - 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]
Steffener, Jennifer - Coastline Adventures - Toms River, New Jersey - [email]
Stancill, Mark - Manteo, North Caeolina [email]
Todd, James - Spunky's Surf Shop - Hutchinson Island, Florida [email]
Tompkins, Lance - Coastline Adventures - Normandy Beach, New Jersey [email]
Wisniewski, David - Ocean City, Maryland - [email]
Zinski, Bryan - Summa Love Surf School - Long Branch, New Jersey[email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Surf2Live Surf School - Long Beach, New York [email]

 

COSTA RICA
 
Ottinger, Peter - Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica [email]

THAILAND
 
Gamble, Rick - Saltwater-Dreaming Surf School - Phuket, Thailand [email]

JAPAN
 
Ricks, Del - Flying Sumo Surf School - Isumi-gun, Japan [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 - Snake's Surf School - Ocean City, Maryland
[email]
Hall, Herman - Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina [email]
Hamrock, Kim - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Kaner, Jaz - Banzai Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Johnson, Jimmy - Houston, Texas [email]
Pickett, Jo - Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina [email]
Prenovost, Bryan - Clint Carroll Surf School - Huntington Beach, California [email]
Zuckerman, Elliot - Surf2Live - Long Beach, New York [email]
 
     

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