Private Surfing, SUP, and Bodyboard Coach and Trainer

About Ethan

Trainer Level 
ASI, ISA, NSSIA Level 4 Master Trainer   (Surfing & SUP)

Qualified to Train:
ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor
ASI Level 2 Surfing Coach
ASI Level 3 Surfing Coach
ASI Surfing Instructor Water Safety Rescue Award 

International Surfing Association 

Level 2 Master Surfing & SUP Coach and Instructor Trainer

National Surf Schools & Instructors Association Level 4 Master Surfing & SUP Coach and Instructor Trainer

Ethan Sage has a wealth of waterman experience and is a highly experienced surfer as well as a professional lifeguard of 15 years. He regularly competes in surfing (short and longboard), stand up paddle and outrigger canoe events.

With over 20 years outdoors instruction experience in a range of water sports, Ethan's clients are people from all countries, backgrounds, even celebrities, and many more.

Surfing Experience

  • Surfing since age 7
  • Elite-advanced surfing skills in all disciplines of surfing (longboard, shortboard, big wave tow-in surfing)
  • Regularly competes in surfing competitions in Hawaii.
  • Competed in surfing world tour events
  • Surf school owner, in Kauai, Hawaii

Coaching and Training Experience

  • ​Trains ASI surfing instructors in Hawaii & USA and other countries worldwide.
  • Over 20 years outdoors instruction experience - surfing, stand up paddle, outrigger canoe
  • Experience coaching in various states in USA, Australia and Puerto Rico
  • Red Cross First Aid Trainer


  • ​ASI Level 4 Trainer (Surfing)
  • ASI Level 4 Master Surfing Coach
  • ASI Level 2 Stand Up Paddle Trainer (Flat Water)
  • ASI Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Trainer (Surf)
  • ASI Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)
  • ASI Level 2 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Exposed Waters)
  • ASI Level 5 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (SUP Surfing)
  • First Aid Responder
  • First Aid CPR, AED Certificate
  • CPR for the Professional Rescurer
  • Jetski operator trained
  • Risk Technician Operator certificate (County of Kauai)
  • Lifeguard Training Certificate (American Red Cross)
  • Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Surfing Expert Steersman
  • Hanalei Canoe Club Steersman/Coach
  • Hawaiian Islands Adventure Guide
  • Free diving capabilities up to 80 feet


Professional lifeguard (Kauai, Hawaii USA)


Kauai, Hawaii USA
Montauk, New York USA 
Other Hawaii locations and USA mainland

Ph Mobile: +1 808 212 5962



Premier Surf Sessions

Exclusive Family Friendly Surfing Coach

Each Session is Custom Tailored to Each Surfers Ability

Not a Surf School / Better Than Any Surf Lesson Experience Guaranteed

No Crowds with Perfect Coditions 

Crystal Clear Warm Water Conditions

All Equipment Provided Upon Request

Master Surfing Coach for The International Surfing Association, The Academy Of Surfing Instructors, and The National Surf Schools & Instructors Association

Stand-Up Paddling

S.U.P Tech and Safety Sessions Available Daily

No Crowds Ever

Snorkeling Available At All S.U.P. Locations

All Ages Welcome

Outrigger Canoe Surfing

Forerunner of The Surfboard

Na Pali Camping Trips, Flatwater Wildlife Tours, and Snorkeling Excursions

Inquiries /

(808) 212-5962