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

    Tyler Redy

    Manager, Grom Team Coach, Instructor

    JD LaCarrubba

    Manager - Kids Surf Camp, Belmar

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