Surfing England

The National Governing Body for Surfing in England

Surf Coach Membership

For the professional sharing their expertise and knowledge, coaching individuals and contributing towards the development of surfing, this is the membership for you…

For just £35 (basic), to £70 (enhanced) per year you will have:

  • Accreditation – To Surfing England, the National Governing Body as recognised by Sport England, the right to use our logo on your marketing material.
  • Development – Access to our Continual Professional Development Programme and Training Opportunities. Online and telephone support from our committed and passionate team.
  • Insurance* – Select our enhanced package (an extra £35) to receive specific Surf Coach Insurance.

In addition to all these fantastic benefits you will receive the same benefits of an Individual Surfer Member (worth £25!):

  • Support the Community – To assist Surfing England in the growth and development of a healthy, happy, inclusive surfing community. Check out social media for our latest news.
  • Insurance** – Public Liability and Personal Accident Benefits when Surfing anywhere in the World (Individual trips to the USA/Canada cannot exceed 90 days).
  • Travel – Access to discounted Travel Insurance, various Hostels and Surf Trip Packages
  • Retail/Brand Discounts – At carefully selected retailers for you such as Surfdome & other big brands.
  • Magazine Subscriptions – Reduced rates at Carve, Wavelength & Surf Girl.
  • Events – The right to compete and attend our events.
  • Communications & Resources – Bi-monthly newsletters, information and support from our committed and passionate team.

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Prerequisites to become a Surf Coach member:

  • You have a valid ISA or previous Level 1 Surf Coach Award or higher.
  • You have a recognized Beach Lifeguard Qualification (RLSS, NaRS, etc.)

*Enhanced Surf Coach with Insurance (£70)

Prerequisites to access additional insurance cover:

  • You have a valid ISA or previous Level 1 Surf Coach Award or higher.
  • You have a recognized Beach Lifeguard Qualification (RLSS, NaRS, etc.)
  • Your maximum income turnover from surf coaching does not exceed £35,000.
  • You are not operating commercial surf schools.
  • You are primarily resident in England, however you may coach worldwide.
  • If you spend more than 5 months/year outside the UK, the policy may not be in effect and you will have to contact Endsleigh.
  • You must submit to us a DBS check (formerly CRB) that is no older than 3 years. If you require a basic DBS check, visit for more information.

** When you sign up to us as a Surf Coach, you will receive all the benefits of an Individual Surfer Membership (worth £25). Here are links to the insurance policies you can utilize as an individual when Surfing. Not valid when conducting coaching activities. Members Liability Insurance summary – Members Personal Accident Insurance summary

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