Nuno Sequeira, General Manager and Surf Instructor
With 42 years of age, has more than 26 sliding the waves. In his childhood and back in the long summer vacations, spent the days at Caparica´s small white water waves until age 15 when started more seriously within Bodyboarding, activity in which became Vice Champion of the University National Championship in 1998 along with a degree in European Studies.
Though changing his Bodyboard for a Surfboard on a few occasions, the final change came only in 1999. At the same time, Nuno return to the University and to the area that always fascinated him (Sports). Today he is one of the few academically skilled professionals in Surfing: Graduated in Sport Sciences with specialization in Surfing by the Faculty of Human Movement. His internship supervisor was Prof. Miguel Moreira (now the Portuguese Surfing Federation´s Technical Director), recognized Coach and researcher of this sport. Nuno also conclued the II Post Graduation in Surfing at the same University in June 2011.
Nuno Sequeira was also Assistant Teacher at the Faculty of Human Movement where in 2011 / 2012 taught the Surfing module in the subject of Didactics of Physical and Sports Activities I. Besides these academic positions Nuno also has the Portuguese Surfing Federation Level II Instructors Course and worked alongside some of the most respected portuguese coaches like David Raimundo, Hugo Zagalo, Pedro Soares and Nuno Telmo. Nuno was also the Portuguese Surfing Federation Instructors Courses Manager in 2014.
Like all other surfers, Nuno also has some favorite waves: Carcavelos, some "secret" beaches of Caparica and Praia da Rocha tops the list in Portugal. Have also traveled to surf in places like Hawaii, California, Florida, Maldives, South Africa, Mozambique, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Dubai, Ghana, France, Spain, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Cape Verde (islands of Sal, Boa Vista and S. Vicente) so he knows what means to "be on the other side" and this reflects the friendly way he welcomes surfers and visitors from all over the world in his city and beaches.
Susana Lucas Coelho, Surf Lisbon - The House Manager
Susana is the Surf House Manager and coordinates all services related to it. Born and raised in Lisbon, Susana loves her city and the wonderful beaches that surround it so she will always be available to recommend you the best that our beautiful city has to offer.
Graduated in History of Art, Susana is the person you will look for when the ocean is "flat" and you need some tips for a cultural tour in Lisbon. In her spare time, Susana also joins the group to enjoy some waves since she can no longer live without surfing that came into her life for more than ten years now.
Bruno Matos, Surf Instructor and Head Coach
Born in Lisbon, in the year of 1984, but moved to Caparica at early age where lived all his life until nowadays. Started boogie boarding at 7 years old and started surfing at 17 which makes already 17 years standing tall on a surfboard.
Bruno is completely passionate about sports and activities connected to the ocean. His hobbies, besides surfing when he´s not teaching, are diving, skateboarding and spearfishing. He also travels the most possible searching for new places to go surfing. Already surfed in Brazil, South Africa, Cape Verde, France, Spain, Indonesia and Azores.
Tiago Collot, Surf Instructor
29 years of age, born in London and graduated in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Tiago found surfing as a teenager and he can be called as a "product" of the surf schools industry as his first steps were at a local school from Carcavelos beach back in the early 2000´s.
After the initial learning Tiago started to compete in the youth regionals and nationals events. Until 21 years old he even competed in European Pro Junior events. Back in the days, one of his coaches was Nuno (Surf Lisbon´s Founder and Owner) and more than 10 years later they are part of the same team again!
The ocean is Tiago´s big passion and surfing is what he loves most in life. To be in the water with other people and pass them all his practical knowledge is something he truly believes that makes him a better person and a happy man. Tiago has been teaching surfing since he was 16 years of age and says he is still learning every day both with his fellow instructors and the clients he meets every day at the beach.
Hugo Mergulhão, Surf Instructor
At 42 years of age and with more than 20 years surfing, Hugo is the teacher everyone wants to learn with: dedicated, responsible, always in a good mood and ready to start a new chat out of the water.
Graduated in International Relations and with the Commercial Line Pilot License he´s getting ready for higher "flights" in his career but for now keeps working exclusively at Surf Lisbon and providing the best surfing experiences to our clients.