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CCSA COACHING STAFF

MEET OUR TEAM

Meet our team of fully qualified, professional coaches to help you reach your desired surfing goals. All CCSA coaches are qualified with a Surfing Australia coaching accreditation and are highly talented surfers. All surfing lessons are run at Avoca Beach, MacMasters Beach, Copacabana Beach, Terrigal Beach and/or Wamberal Beach. Click on any of the below images for the full profile.

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Amee Donohoe

CCSA HEAD COACH and OWNER

Amee had an admirable career as a professional surfer reaching a top #5 ranking on the ASP world Tour. Since retiring from professional surfing she has passionately stepped into the role as a...

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REBECCA WOODS

WCT PRO SURFER, LIFEGUARD & COACH

Rebecca Woods is a professional Surfer from Copacabana on the NSW Central coast. Rebecca has been a prominent force in women’s surfing for over a decade. Rebecca won an Australian Junior title...

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RIVER LILLIOJA

TALENT AND STYLE

River has been training under head coach Amee Donohoe for the past four years in that time his surfing expertise has grown and developed far beyond his years. His surfing has taken him nationally to some...

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TASMAN LILLIOJA

THE TRICK EXPERT

Tasman is one of Avoca’s finest surfers his repertoire full of exceptional tricks . Tasman has won numerous surfing tournaments and is currently studying law after receiving honours Tas is the perfect surfer to teach...

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ERIN JUDD

THE ALL ROUNDER

Erin is a surf enthusiast who is currently ranked third in the state in the open Womens Longboard. Erin is an experienced and versatile surfer who enjoys riding all surf craft and teaching surfers of all levels...

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OLLY BOLTON

JUNIOR COACH

Olly has been training under head coach and CCSA owner Amee Donohoe since 2011. Olly is an aspiring professional surfer who has spent the past five years competing nationally...

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ISSAC THORPE

TOP 100 WQS PRO SURFER

Issac lives and breathes surfing. He has travelled the world surfing exotic locations and documenting these experiences with his skill for digital media. Having grown up on the Central Coast he has indisputable...

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PETER HAYES

THE EXPERT IN ALL CONDITIONS

Peter is a world accomplished professional surfer, big wave expert and barrel chaser. He has spent the past five-years with his sponsor documenting huge waves, perfect barrels and the ultimate professional...

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ANDREW MOONEY

VOTED WORLDS BEST FREE SURFER

Andrew Mooney is known as one of the best free surfers on the planet. Voted best free surfer in the world in 2008. Mooney as he is known has been paid to surf the biggest and best waves the planet has...

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BYRON STAPLETON

A STRONG, STYLISH & HONOURED SURFER

Byron is one of the Central Coasts best surfers he spends most of his time surfing perfect Indonesian waves and competing on the Australian competition circuit Byron has represented NSW as part of...

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LOGAN STEINWEDE

PATIENT, INFORMED & KNOWLEDGEABLE

Logan has been surfing since he was five years old and surf coaching with Head Coach Amee since he was ten an aspiring professional surfer Logan has travelled the globe competing as one of the best...

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KIRRA BELLE OLSSON

THREE TIME AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION

Kirra is a three time Australian champion and currently competing on the world qualifying series. Kirra is an exceptional surfer and coaches regularly at our surf academy classes and holiday clinics.

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John Bejarano

Enthusiastic and lover of teaching

Hailing from South America John is a professional skateboarder paid to travel the globe riding ramps. He’s sponsored, accredited and professional. John oozes enthusiasm, passion and love of teaching people to surf and skate. We are stoked to have John as part of the CCSA Team and know you will walk away from your surfing lesson buzzing.

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Ethan Frankland

Patient and Informed

Ethan is a long-time resident of Avoca Beach community and an avid surfer with a super smooth style and smiles to go with it. Ethan loves the ocean and music. He is a rocking Jazz musician by night. Ethan is informative and qualified has great reviews from all our clients. He is patient, informative and great with surfers of all ages.