2018 GROM TEAMS INFO

    Advanced Surf Coaching for boys & girls going into grades 5-12

    SUMMERTIME Surf Teams foster healthy, positive environments for serious young surfers to improve their skills at a rapid rate. Through coaching, video analysis, and the collective drive that comes from repeated practice in a team setting, SUMMERTIME boys and girls grom teams have been raising the level of Jersey Shore surfers since 2007. "The better you can surf, the more fun you can have" - Brendan Buckley, boys grom team coach 2012

    COST: $750 for 10 week season

      What you can continue to expect:

    • Team practices 3 weekday mornings per week (7:30-9am) • June 25th – August 31st
    • A professional coaching staff that includes State & National Champions, and their Summertime mentors that helped get them there
    • Personal progress tracking with mid-season evaluations
    • Scrimmages & heat strategy objectives when conditions permit
    • Coaching and event setup at local contests including Big Sea Day, TJ Stockdale, etc.
    • Camaraderie and commitment to respecting the ocean & each other
    • Advanced technique coaching
    • Filmed surf sessions and video analysis
    • Range of boards & equipment to explore
    • Team uniform (shirts, hoodies, hats)
    • New for 2017:

    • More groups - we are prepared to open up additional teams and aim to keep group sizes at optimal sizes for effective coaching and learning
    • Utilizing new technology and equipment this season to capture & analyze video
    • Team field trip to local surfboard factory to shape a community team surfboard
    • Expanding the ages for coaching to include grades 5-12
    • Exploring new breaks at our 4 sites: Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Belmar, & Point Pleasant

    TEAM TRYOUTS

    • Boys and Girls TEAM Tryouts Saturday, June 16th– 7:30 AM-9:00 AM | 3rd Ave Beach, Belmar
    • Tryout consists of a half mile beach run, a pier swim loop, a half mile paddle and freesurf
    • Above average physical fitness is imperative
    • Independent surfing ability required, must have experience catching waves without assistance to qualify for J.V. trytouts
    What to bring:
  • Surfboard
  • Wetsuit
  • Water bottle
  • Leash
  • Come with sunscreen already applied
  • Positive attitude
  • COACHES

    Shaun McGrath

    Founder & Creative Director

    Gil Olsen

    Systems Development

    Jess Kwiesinski

    Girls Grom Team Coach, Camp Counselor, Instructor

    Casey Kwiesinski

    Girls Grom Team Coach + Camp Counselor & Instructor

    Tyler Redy

    Manager, Grom Team Coach, Instructor

    JD LaCarrubba

    Manager - Kids Surf Camp, Belmar

    Interested in SUMMERTIME grom teams?

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