OUR TRAINERS AND TEACHERS

SURF INSTRUCTOR

Stuart Clarke

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

QUALIFICATIONS
SURF LIFE SAVING
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
ENGLISH
MAORI
BASIC GERMAN
SURF COACH

Lisa Faherty

Lisa is a trained life guard and photographer from Ireland who has plenty of swimming experience to her credit. She is originally from the Aran Islands in Ireland, which has some of Ireland's top surf breaks. Lisa is completely dedicated to helping her students have the best surfing experience possible. She offers some great surfing tips and has a high success rate of teaching people to stand in their first lesson. She is also very skilled at catching great surfing pictures of her students during the lessons.

Surfing
Teaching
HOSPITALITY
ENGLISH
GAELIC