OUR SURF INSTRUCTORS & COACHES
Dan Harris – The Boss, ISA Level 2 and SLSGB. From a surfing family, Dan has been in the water all his life. With spells on the pro longboard tour surfing all over the world, Dan is a passionate surfer who loves to share his knowledge through instructing and coaching. Based in Jersey for the last 10 years, Dan has an intimate knowledge of St Ouen’s Bay and has been instrumental in setting up various junior coaching programmes locally. Dan also has an extensive knowledge hardware, particularly wetsuits, so he is the man for advice on a perfect fit. With his incredible connections across the surf industry, he is a walking encyclopedia of all things surfing, from the best kit to the best breaks locally and around the world.
Sam Gorvel. ISA Level 1, SLSGB – Senior Instructor. Sammy G has just finished his Honours degree in Marine Biology and is a Jersey boy born and bred. Sam has surfed all his life in St Ouen’s Bay and his passion for our beautiful bay and all things marine is infectious. Ask him about algae…
George Willmott – Instructor. SLSGB. In the winter George plays Rugby for Jersey and in the summer he surfs. He’s a big kid whose sense of fun makes him always popular with our Summer Camps. George came through our Summer Camps as a Grom* and is now a qualified Surf Instructor. He likes to eat to and don’t challenge him to an arm wrestle.
Sophie looks after the shop but on lovely summer days, will always find a reason to jump in the water and “help” the instructors, or claim “product testing” of the latest wetsuit. Rumoured to be a decent cook, she has just returned from a winter of snowboarding in Japan and diving in the Philippines. Yes we know…
No website should be complete without a picture or two of dogs. So we give you two of the finest chocolate labs – Jumby and Beau. Mother and daughter.
Having grown up in the bay, Hannah is a qualified beach lifeguard, but likes to be in the shop meeting people, taking photos and looking after our instagram and FB pages. Another creative, she is in her final year of Graphic Design at Falmouth and we will see where her beautiful imagination takes her....
Young Flinn is a fan of vintage clothing and a font of all knowledge. Flinn also started with us as a Grom* and qualified this year as a SLSGB Lifeguard. His domain in the summer is our hire yard and he organises all our wetsuits and surfboards with pride and precision. A place for everything and everything in it’s place. Bit of a ledge is our Flinn....
Tom is an artist and a true creative. Another local boy who lives in the bay and surfed all his life. He has travelled with his surfboard extensively across Australia, Asia and Indonesia. The boy can surf, skate and do pretty good handstands to, but he’s an artist, so we have to keep him focussed. His parents asked him to jet wash their deck once….