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Meet the Team

kingsurf surf coach

Peter Abell - Head Coach

Pete has been teaching surfing for over 17 years now. He has worked as a beach life guard and taught all over the world. Pete has adopted a bit of a retro approach to surfing and enjoys the way of life and chilled out vibe that surrounds the sport. Pete still wakes up exited about going to work here after all this time!

National Diploma Outdoor Recreation Management
HND Watersports Activity Management
BA Hons Sport and Recreation Management

skiing surfing

Gareth Brindley - Aka Scuba

Loves the mountains and the ocean, he has skied since the age of 4 and it shows! He has surfed since he was 17 and loves to go big! Scuba is up for anything adrenaline driven, you may see him bombing down a steep hill on a skate board whilst checking the surf.

HND in water Sports Activity Management
BA Hon in Sport and Recreation Management

kingsurf surf lesson

Tom Greaves - Aka Little Tom

Little Tom is second in command. What he doesn’t know about teaching surfing isn’t worth knowing. Tom has been teaching for 10 years now and is still buzzing with enthusiasm.

National Diploma Business Management
Currently studying Outdoor Recreation Management

porth beach surf lessons

Matt Cook- aka Cookie

Matt has grown up around the sea, born and bread a Newquay boy. His abiluty to read the ocean is second to none. After successfully completing and iron man recently ( mid life crises ) he’s probably in the best shape out of the coaches here!

RLSS beach lifegaurd

Surfing GB Coach


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Alice - head of operations

Alice keeps the place together. Multi tasking things such as teaching, emails, phone calls, payments, advertising, surf shop etc. She rips too! In the winter months she manages a ski school in Japan! If you want to make sure your in the diary then Alice is the go to person.

RLSS beach lifegaurd

Surfing GB Coach


surf coach

Kieran - aka Kizza

Part time Kizza as we know him! Appears in the summer months. Tops up his tan and fine tunes his surfing skills then goes back to his tennis coaching job. His cheeky charm and relaxed teaching style is greatly appreciated by all that meet him.

RLSS beach lifegaurd

Surfing GB Coach



Surfing England ISA CSkins Surfers Against Sewage Trip Advisor Award of Excellence Cornwall Tourism Awards - Silver