Rincon, Puerto Rico Surf Instructors at Puntas Surf School
Our surf instructors in Rincon, PR have over 15 years of combined surf instruction experience. We give the best surf lesson around by providing one instructor per every two students to ensure proper safety and give students the most time with a surf instructor during each surf lesson. The unparalleled attention give to each student sets our surf school aside from the others.
Head Surf Instructors at Puntas Surf School
Melissa was born in Cocoa Beach, Florida to a family full of surfers. After graduating from college in 2002, she moved to Rincon, Puerto Rico. The Taylor family owns a home along with a group of rental villas nestled in the heart of Puntas. Melissa grew up surfing, swimming, and lifeguarding, and now applies her knowledge and skills to share the art of surfing with the world. She is the longest standing surf instructor in Rincon, PR and continues to be the only female instructor giving surf lessons in Rincon.
Melissa has been teaching students how to surf for 12 years in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Florida. She is also an excellent coach in helping intermediate surfers reach their next level of surf performance.
Nolan has lived and taught surfing lessons in Rincon, PR during the winter seasons since 2008 and now happily resides in Puntas. He is originally from White Lake, Michigan and surfed the great lakes before moving to Rincon. Nolan is always stoked to be in the water and getting people riding their first waves here in Rincon. He is an enthusiastic and attentive surf instructor with a passion for surfing and sharing his knowledge of the art of wave riding.
Puntas Surf School also employs additional surf instructors from around the world during our high season, from November until June, every year to meet additional seasonal demands.