Martin "TK" Kelly

Head Coach & Director

Martin "TK" Kelly has been riding the waves of Portrush and the World at the highest level for almost 30 years. Surfing has been his life since he was a young boy. From a Bodyboard to Surf Board, Body Surf to SUP, TK has honed his skills over a long career as a Professional Bodyboarder and is regarded as one of the leading water men in the country.

He has been : 
3 x Times Irish Under 16 Champion // 3 x Times Irish Under 18 Champion // 5 x Times Irish National Senior Champion // European Junior 6th // European Pro Tour 21st // World Pro Am 25th

TK has travelled the globe for most of his years surfing. From representing Ireland on Euro and World Stage to Surfing some of the worlds most revered waves.

Surfing and competing is still a huge part of TKs life and this goes hand in hand with his passion for teaching people how to have fun and utilise the ocean.



Jonny "Bravo" Seifert

Senior Instructor

Jonny is our Mexican Magician!

This guys skill and passion is only surpassed by his smile and personal manner. He is a fantastic Surf Instructor as well as being a Senior RNLI Lifeguard with huge World Wide surfing experience.

He spends his time chasing the sun and the waves. He joins us from Mexico each summer and we are so lucky to have him.

If he isn't charging some of Mexico's biggest and heaviest waves, he can be found teaching people of all ages the real meaning of Surfing and the Ocean... FUN...



Bosco "BMan" McAuley

Senior Lifeguard

Bosco is a true water man, born and bred on the North Coast.

Surfing waves on all types of craft for over 15 years he has honed his skills and fitness to a level that sees him in a role as a Senior RNLI Lifeguard on the North Coast beaches.

His vigilance and water knowledge make him an invaluable member of the Portrush Surf School Team.



Nick Kellerman


Nick is from Sacramento, California.

He started Surfing when he was 9 years old at the world famous breaks of Santa Cruz, mostly surfing at Pleasure Point in the early years, then he began exploring the Californian coast from San Diego to Westport Washington and everywhere in between.

He has been living in Portrush for the last 6 years and is one of the coolest dudes on the North Coast.

He is a proper old school surf coach and our clients just love his way. The trade mark Californian style really comes across in his lessons, always with a big smile and big enthusiasm.


Come join us for some awesome surfing fun!

Available for surfing and SUP lessons on the North Coast in Portrush all year round.