Jacob Canter joined the HB Surf School in 2008 and has taught hundreds of people of all ages to surf. When he's not surfing or traveling to surf breaks in Central America, Jacob likes woodwork and cabinet making.
A graduate of UC Santa Cruz, Brittni Newman is a special education instructor and is currently working on a Masters at Chapman University. She brings a wonderful sense of calm to every thing she does, from teaching surfing to riding waves, and every part of life in between. Brittni is newly engaged!
Tina Nguyen, or Big T as we call her, is a 4-foot-10 dynamo. A graduate of UC Santa Barbara, Big T was on the surf team there and has surfed in South America and will be traveling to South Africa to check out the breaks there. She is fluent in Spanish and was recently seen surfing the 15-foot waves that hit Huntington Beach on March 2.
Jack Boyes began teaching surfing three years ago when he was on the surf team at Huntington Beach High School. At HB High, Jack helped the team win numerous contests and titles. Jack is currently a student at Point Loma University in San Diego and it's no surprise his dorm is across from the surf break. He is sponsored by O'Neill Wetsuits and Clothing.
Samantha Cendro has been stoked on surfing since her first paddle out. A sophomore at Huntington Beach High School, Samantha is an honor student and regularly appears on the podium of NSSA contests.
Marco Passaquindici is a business/finance major at CSU Long Beach who has been coaching with the HB Surf School for the past four years. Marco surfed at Huntington Beach High School. He is the ultimate 'people person' with a positive attitude about life and sharing the stoke of surfing.
Janelle Ferris is a senior at Los Alamitos High school, heading to college in the fall. This year she won the Sunset League titles in both long and short boarding and WSA Open Ladies. She's been coaching for two years and the kids adore her.