Our Instructors

Meet the team

Meet our experienced instructors with 45 years of combined surfing experience, dedicated to sharing their passion and expertise to help you master the waves.

Austin Campbell

Austin is a lifelong resident of Surfside Beach. He was taught to surf at the age of 8 by his dad who was a competitive surfer in the ’70’s. Now he builds surfboards for customers of all ages up and down the Gulf Coast. Austin also coached AAU basketball for 8 years, and has taught hundreds of people to surf.

Margarey Valdez

Margarey learned to surf when she was 15 years old and her family moved from central Texas to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She loves the ocean and teaching people to surf is one of her favorite things. She is thankful for her amazing husband and a beautiful daughter.
Ready to catch some waves? The School of Surf in Surfside Beach is the perfect spot for Texas surfers! Whether you’re looking for individual or group lessons or day and week-long camps during the summer, we’ve got you covered.