We are delighted to welcome Tony Baker on board this summer. Tony has been surfing since 1985, has competed successfully locally, nationally and overseas and is a qualified Level 1 Surfing Coach and Surf Lifeguard. His previous coaching experience includes surf schools in the USA, Australia and New Zealand.
He currently teaches at Bream Bay High School and is a Patrol Captain at Mangawhai Heads Surf Lifesaving Club. Tony is very active on the local and national surfing scene – President of the Mangawhai Board Riders Club and Manager/Selector of the New Zealand Junior Surfing Development Program, Quiksilver Northland Surfing Team Managerand Team Manager of the Rip Curl New Zealand Junior Surf Team to the ISA World Surfing Games (Panama April 2012 and Nicaragua July 2013).