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ProSurf Coaches was founded in 1999 to provide performance coaching and fast track instruction for recreational surfers. Each coaching program is custom designed for the individual to help them set and achieve goals for their surfing quickly and safely and all or our programs are effective and affordable. ProSurf Coaches is also the only year round surf coaching program serving surfers in NJ, NY, DE and PA.

What sets us apart?

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Only surf the best conditions. By utilizing every surf forecasting tool available and keeping our clients up to date on every potential swell event, they never miss good surf. 

The best surfboards available. Our staff shaper, Brian Wynn is a master craftsman and our quiver has every board to tackle any conditions. 

The most knowledgeable staff. Each member of our coaching staff brings something unique to the table as well as decades of surf and coaching experience. 

Mobility. Because we work in multiple locations, we are able to surf the best and least crowded conditions every time we surf.

Support. Coaching is a relationship and your coach is available to help you as well as answer any of your questions. 


Lead Coach and Surf Forecaster Robbie Nelson discovered surfing at 8 years old and spent his formative years competing and searching for perfect surf around the planet. Robbie got his first job as a surf instructor in 1990 then became one of the few American graduates of the elite Surfing Australia Level 12 Coaching Coaching Course in 1995. He recently completed the M.A.P. Coaching Clinic with elite surf coach and World Tour veteran, Jay "Bottle" Thompson. 

Coach Nelson is 100% committed to the success of his athletes and has spent the last several years dedicated to developing new and exciting methods to help each athlete reach their goals and potential.

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Head Shaper and Surfboard Consultant Brian Wynn Having been tutored by some of the best shapers in the world, Brian has become one of the best surfboard shapers in the business. Brian credits shapers like Xanadu, Dick Brewer, Stu Kenson and Marcio Zouvi and  many others for helping him master all of the disciplines of surfboard manufacturing. As a result of their mentorship and years of hard work and relentless pursuit of mastering the craft, Brian has become one of the elite shapers in the US.

Good surfboards are the key to your best performance so Pro Surf Coaches has partnered with Brian Wynn to build both stock and custom surfboards to help our clients take their surfing to the next level.

Call us at 858.472.1382 to order your next magic board!

Mission and Legacy

ProSurf Coaches is dedicated to helping our athletes achieve their goals in their surfing through proper training, behind the scenes support and through a solid fitness regimen.

We are also aware of our responsibility to the surf

community, to our oceans and to those living with disabilities. ProSurf Coaches is also dedicated to supporting local business, keeping our beaches and oceans clean and to helping surfers with disabilities enjoy the ocean through volunteer service.

Adaptive Surfing


The Adaptive Surfing Foundation (501C3 pending)

is our founders dream for performance surfing for surfers living with disabilities. Our goal is to be able to build specialized equipment and surfboards as well as create surfing and travel opportunities for these amazing individuals. To help us help these dedicated and hard core surfers, call us at 858.4721.382 today. 

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