Shane Wehner

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Position / Role: 
Head Coach and Owner of Broulee Surf School

Shane began surfing at the age of 10 under the guidance of his father Kel, local surfboard maker and surfing coach. At the end of high school, Shane pursued a professional surfing career on the ASP world tour for 10 years; the highlight a second place finish in the prestigious Pipeline Master in Hawaii in 1999.

Shane retired from pro surfing in 2001 to work in the surfing industry as a sales rep, retail manager and surfing instructor.

In recent years he has taken on the role of Head Coach of the family business, Broulee Surf School, where he can share his knowledge of surfing and the ocean with his clients; many of whom go on to become "surfers for life". Shane is passionate about teaching beginners how to surf with the professional approach and well trained team of surfing instructors. He has designed a number of Junior surfing programs to challenge and educate children about safety through practical and theory components.

 

Qualifications

Level 1
Surfing Australia Surf Instructor

Level 1
Surfing Australia Stand Up Paddle Instructor

AUSIDIVE
Snorkel Instructor

APOLA Ocean
Surf Coach Award holder