OUR TRAINERS AND TEACHERS
Stuart is the founder of Wellington Surf Lessons and takes the majority of the surf lessons. He is a Surfing NZ (SNZ) approved instructor and has taken courses which are accredited by the International Surfing Association (ISA) and recognised throughout the world. He has a Community Surfing Instructors Lifesaving Award and a certificate in First Aid. Stuart has been living locally close to Lyall Bay beach for his entire life and has been surfing for over a decade having started with his father at young age. He has loads of local knowledge, experience and patience which has developed from many years of work in both music education and as a local surfer. He also regularly coaches at the local surf store Real Surf. Stuart has a genuine passion for teaching his clients how to surf and providing them with a fun and memorable surfing experience. When Stuart is not surfing you can catch him performing live music in some of the best Wellington bars. He is also a well respected NZ vocal coach. www.facebook.com/stuartclarkemusic www.stuartclarkemusic.com www.stuartclarke.co.nz
Matt is an extremely qualified and well experienced member of staff who has plenty of swimming trophies to his credit. He has been surfing for over 15 years and is originally from Raglan which is one of New Zealand's top surf breaks. Matt is completely dedicated to helping his students have the best surfing experience possible. He offers some great surfing tips and has a high success rate of teaching people to stand in their first lesson.