Ryan Croteau (founder) has traveled the world as a world surf league (WSL) competitor, Surfing in the junior pro series and also on the WQS (world qualifying series). He later found him self surfing less seriously and just having more fun. Focusing on the roots of the sport, and Traveling the world in search for perfect waves, meeting new people, and experiencing the local cultures. Striking the idea to create California Surf Experience while visiting his girlfriend in Denmark and tapping in to the local Danish surf culture. He met a bunch of new friends and all of them dreamed to come surf California but all said they preferred an experienced surf guide like himself to improve their surfing while on their surf holiday. This is what has driven him to start California Surf Experience. A passion to provide the most epic surf trip experience right here in beautiful Southern California. Having a strong connection to the surf industry and a competitive back round give him an advantage to help you with anything you need. Ryan is the go to surf guide in California and beyond. Ryan has been Surfing for 15 years and teaching for 7 years. Including volunteering for certain non profit organizations like Surfers for Autism. His techniques can improve your skills and teach you everything you need to know to take your surfing to the next level. No matter what he is always just trying to put smiles on peoples faces. Whether you’re a beginner looking to ride your first wave, an avid young competitive surfer interested in technical coaching, or an intermediate surfer looking to be in the best spot at the best time during a swell and take their skills to new heights. Ryan is the guy for all your surfing needs.