Surf Squad is a surf sports coaching program run by Surf Life Saving WA and open to members aged U12 – U15 from any WA Surf Life Saving Club.

Surf Squad provides specialised board, surf swimming, and Ironman coaching and training in a fun and supportive environment, from some of Western Australia’s top surf sports athletes.


Topics and skills covered in the program will include;

  • correct technique
  • board handling
  • race transitioning
  • training knowledge
  • racing tips; and
  • pre-race preparation


Surf Squad is for any SLSWA member in age groups U12 – U15 interested in improving their surf sports skills in a fun, supportive environment.


Surf Squad is coordinated and programmed by SLSWA Surf Sports Officer and ASTCA Bronze Licence Swim Coach, Graham Snook.

The training sessions will be coached by experienced Western Suns state team members and champion WA athletes Soraya Lee, Phoebe Ashworth, Matt Colliss and Max Hunter.


Surf Squad will be held during the October school holidays at Leighton Beach, meeting on the beach in front of Fremantle SLSC 15 minutes prior to each session starting.

Date Time Cost
Week 1: 28th – 30th September 2021

Coaches: Soraya Lee & Max Hunter

9.00 – 10.00am (U12 & U13)

10.30 – 11.30am (U14 & U15)

$40 per child
Week 2: 5th – 7th October 2021

Coaches: Phoebe Ashworth & Matt Colliss

9.00 – 10.00am (U12 & U13)

10.30 – 11.30am (U14 & U15)

$40 per child

Registrations now OPEN – REGISTER HERE!

Enquiries, please contact Surf Sports.

All participants must be SLSWA members and have completed their 2020/21 competition evaluation.

Please note participants will be required to provide their own board, hi-vis vest and drink bottle. We also recommend participates bring a wide brim hat and wear a long sleeve rash vest under their hi-vis vest.