Who are our Paddleboard / Surf Instructors?
Why get Surf / Paddleboard Lessons from Us?
What do we Offer no one else Does?
You learn from the Best and Most Qualified
Surfing Trainers on the beach!
See our qualifications below:
John Johnson (More than 40 years experience surfing, paddleboarding, & aquatic activities)
-President, Panhandle Surf Corp. 10+years 1998 – present
-Eastern Surfing Association Director North Gulf Florida (Largest Amateur Surfing
Association in the Nation) 1998-2008
-Bachelor of Arts in Special Education University of West Florida (Dean’s Honor)
-Community Youth Leader & event organizer 1998- present
U.S. Navy Retired (1980-1996)
*Navy Medic & Instructor specializing in Emergency / Acute & Diving
*Department of Defense Health & Fitness Program Instructor & Coordinator
*U.S. Marine Corps Basic Field Medicine & Special Operations Medical Specialist
*Instructor / Trainer in all aspects of Navy Dive Operations
*U.S. Marine Corps Water Safety/Survival Instructor
Mary (Lib) Elizabeth Johnson (16 years experience surfing & aquatic activities)
-Vice President, Panhandle Surf Corp. 10+years 1998 – present
-Eastern Surfing Association Assistant Director North Gulf Florida (Largest Amateur
Surfing Association in the Nation) 1998-2008
-Bachelor of Arts in Accounting Troy State University
We provide the BEST & MOST professional Aquatics Programs available which include Surfing; Stand-up Paddleboarding; Skim Boarding & Beach Activities for all ages (18 years+ experience) We also provide added amenities such as additional aquatic equipment & accessories for the water & beach plus discount shop coupons for those who participate in our camp, party and lesson programs.