COAST TO COAST FAMILY

We have an experienced team of instructors, all have current Surf Lifesaving GB (SLSGB) lifeguard, International Surfing Association (ISA) or Academy of Surf Instructor (ASI) Surf and/or SUP qualifications, and full disclosures.

SAM

SAM

Owner and Senior Instructor

Sam set up Coast to Coast in 2004 and currently manages the school. He is also a head instructor. Scottish Juniors team coach 2016, ASI 3 Surf and ASI 3 Stand Up Paddle, ISA Surf Judge with 16 years of coaching at all levels, Sam brings a load of experience to lessons. Hes also a decent surfer winning the 2009, 2010, 2016 Scottish National Longboard surf titles and came 8th in European Surf Champs Longboarding in 2017. A very friendly approach to lessons with a real focus for Fun, Safety and Learning!
OISIN

OISIN

Senior Instructor

ASI level 1 surf instructor. Our gentle giant, Oisin is so enthusiastic in lessons and creates a wonderful relaxed vibe. As an undergraduate Marine Biology hes central to our environmental policy! Oisin also won the U18 Bodyboard national title in 2016 and made three rounds in Euro Juniors same year. Oisin is also our head coasteer guide.

DAVIDE

DAVIDE

Senior Instructor

Davide is our Italian instructor, and one of the nicest guys you will meet. He has a lovely approach to teaching – professional, fun and eduactional. He is an ASI level 2 surf instructor, Davide has taught in Australia, New Zealand and Scotland. He’s an ambassador of healthy eating, well being and loves the environment

JOSH

JOSH

Owner and Senior Instructor

Josh is mainly in Spain but you may be lucky enough to get Josh’s expertise in the summer in Scotland. An ISA 2 Surf coach, ASI 3 sup and a coasteering expert. He was 4th in the European championships in Bodyboard so his lessons have a touch of class!
IONA

IONA

Senior Instructor

Iona joined our team from school surfing courses in 2013 and always brings a smile to work! She has both ASI Sup and Surf instructor qualifications and will be one our senior instructors in 2020! She’s also represented Scotland in surfing!

MALCOLM

MALCOLM

Instructor

Malcolm is in his second year as a junior instructor having been with the surf school and surf team for 5 years. Already very knowledgable, full of energy with a cheeky smile hes growing into an excellent instructor! Malcolm is always keen to help customers and growing into a bit of a legend with our junior customers. Malcolm was also part of the national junior team in 2018 Europeans as a bodyboarder and came 2nd in the recent Gathering of Clans 2019 in surfing U18’s.

CLOVER

CLOVER

Instructor

Clover is an ASI level 1 instructor, involved with the surf school for 7 years. A consistent member of the Scottish Junior team she was girls U18 national champ in 2018 and finished 6th in the U18 bodyboarding in European Surf champs in Portugal. Clover is super enthusiastic in all our sports, bringing loads of energy, games and fun! Often the instructor most asked for by our junior customers! But equally enthusiastic with adults!

DIANE

DIANE

Yoga Instructor

Diane is our resident Yoga Instructor with her own business Kosa Yoga. She has a friendly and enthusiastic approach to teaching. Diane offers Iyengar yoga classes which provides a perfect compliment to our sports!

VERONIKA

VERONIKA

Office Manager

Veronika brings a super friendly approach to our administration. Passionate about the Ocean and surfing, currently on her way to get her MSc in Marine Science, always happy to help!