Sam Chilcott – Owner/Coaching Director
Sam is a Currumbin local who has been surfing since the age of 5 and teaching and conducting surfing lessons at the Gold Coast since 2003. Surfing has taken him across the world and after graduating from a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University in 2005, Sam took off overseas where he taught surfing at schools in California, England, Ireland and Morocco and surfed many more overseas locations. Sam learnt to surf at the Alley at a young age and has competed in numerous inter-club competitions for the Alley boardriders as well as competing in the Billabong pro junior series. He is a patient and dedicated Instructor who aims to make everyone’s surfing experience as enjoyable as possible.
Tracey Chilcott – Instructor/Ladies surf group co-ordinator
Tracey was the original Founder of Currumbin Alley Surf School, starting out as a hobby to share her love of the ocean and riding waves to others and her passion for helping others. Tracey is a popular figure at the alley and is commonly seen out there sharing a smile and a chat with other surfers in the line-up. She still helps out part time and runs her weekly ladies classes where ladies of all ages are welcome to come down and have some fun in the sun.
Josh Taylor – Instructor/Kids Holiday Program Co-Ordinator
Josh is a favourite among kids with his fun and enthusiastic coaching style. Having grown up surfing around Sydney and learning his trade surf coaching in Bondi, Josh is an experienced surf coach with a vibrant and energetic attitude. Josh is also a part time lifeguard with the Gold Coast City Council and Leader at the Tallebudgera Recreation Centre.