‘Awesome as always - can’t thank you guys enough!’

Founded in 2010, Surf School Wales is now a Community Interest Company, proud to be solely based on Aberavon Beach.

Managed by husband and wife duo, Nick & Liane, the team are passionate about surfing and the benefits it brings to people. 2021 is a big year for the team as they create their own surf hub after working from a van for more than a decade. You can read more about their plans here.

Surf School Wales has a real family and community feel to it, often you will find Nick & Liane’s young daughters playing on the surf boards and running in the shallows of the beautiful Aberavon Beach shore line.

The Surf School Wales team are highly experienced and most importantly they believe the best surfer is the one having the most fun!

Meet The Team


Nick & Liane

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Together since the start of the Surf School, Liane & Nick are passionate about the benefits of surfing and encouraging local people as well as people from outside of the town to learn to surf. Nick is a surf instructor whilst Liane is the one usually behind the emails and social media. 



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Kian has been an instructor for three years. He found his passion for surfing whilst attending the Surf School Wales surf club and then went on to train and qualify as a surf Instructor. He is Surf School Wales through and through and has fantastic feedback from customers.



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Alun has just spent his first season with Surf School Wales. An experienced surf instructor with a passion for sharing his love of surfing with others. Alun has a natural talent of teaching others in a friendly and encouraging way - we’’re delighted to say he has decided to come back for 2021!



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Although new to the Surf School Wales team for 2021, Brandon is no stranger to Aberavon Beach. He has surfed on Aberavon since a young grom and last summer was part of the beach lifeguard team keeping the beach safe during the summer of 2020. 


Millie, Kylume & Faith

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Millie, Kylume and Faith are all previous members of the Surf School Wales Surf Club who for the summer of 2021 are volunteering at the School and get some work experience.


They got involved in the set up, teaching and fully included in the team operation.