We've got an absolute dream-team lined up for 2019! All of our coaches are fully qualified Beach Lifeguards, hold internationally recognised Coaching Qualifications and go through our extensive in-house training, all so that you can rest assured you're in the best possible hands and get the most of whichever activity you choose!

Dale - Owner & Head Coach


Dale founded Big Green Surf School in 2011 after surfing and coaching his way around the world for years! Takes most of our Cornish Surfaris and video-sessions but still mixes it up from time to time with some beginner lessons if you're lucky!

Favourite Surf Spot

Pacifico, Siargao Island, Philippines


5'11" Homemade Fish

5'10" Seduction Ish Fish

5'10" Fourth Doofer

6'4" JC Shapes SDII

7'11" Ocean Green Hollow Wooden Cruiser

Ross - Beach Manager

'Rockstar' Ross earned his nickname on one of our epic trips to Siargao, why not ask him to tell you the story in your next lesson? King of the SUP Tours and runs our weekly Ladies Surf Club.

Favourite Surf Spot

Pisangan (Cemeteries), Siargao Island, Philippines


6'2" Rob Fletcher Evans Shortboard

6'6" Step Up

6'3" Hawaiian Soul Biscuit

9'1" Slide & Glide

Coach Tytti - 'T'


Now into her fourth year with Big Green, fresh off a winter in J-Bay, South Africa. The Finnish Stylemaster is always keen for a dawn surf - you'll have to get up early to beat her to the lineup!

Favourite Surf Spot

Oh my, don't really know.

Basically any wave that goes right and the longer it lasts the better!


9'1" Oblong Longboard

6'0" Ocean Magic Single-Fin

6'4" Anderson Surfboards Thruster/Fish

Coach Matty


A real veteran of the surf coaching world, king of the hula-hoop and has snapped more foamies than anyone we know!

Amazing, laid-back style of coaching, sure to get everyone amped for another session.

Favourite Surf Spot

Somewhere in Mexico...


Too many to list and ever-changing!

Coach Laurie

Returning for his second year of coaching with Big Green. Laurie can coach surfing, SUP or bodyboarding with amazing passion.

Runs our kids surf camps through the holidays and is always frothing for a surf!

Favourite Surf Spot

Never give up a secret like that!