Brad Squicciarini is an OG (original grom) who might just be the smartest cookie in the jar.  More than just good looks and cut abs, Brad is a valedictorian at Wall High School.  At Summertime, Brad uses his big brain and strong brawn at the same time, inspiring the next generation of Jersey Shore surfers and watermen not only to love the ocean but also to succeed in school.  We’re lucky to have him around because he’s the kind of person that will be successful in whatever profession he chooses.

Q & A with Brad Squicciarini

Do you have a nickname?  Skootchy


Where do you go to high school?   Wall High School


What certifications do you have? CPR


Where do you go to school?   UCLA


Do you plan/have you studied abroad? Where?  Possibly. If so, definitely in Spanish speaking country i.e. Peru, Chile, Costa Rica


How long have you been involved with Summertime Surf & Paddle Schools?   since I was ~8 years old


Why do you work with the SUMMERTIME crew?   Because we are New Jersey’s PREMIER surf School. (And I Love seeing Poncho every morning)


Besides working here, what else do you do to pay your bills?  Tutor in Math and Sciences


At what age did you start surfing? 8 years young


Where have you traveled to surf?  Costa Rica, Hawaii, California, Florida


Other than surfing, do you have any talents?   Being the better Skootchy


What’s the hardest part of your job?   Clocking out


Do you coach or play any other sports?   Play soccer