The objectives of the ISA Coaching & Instructing Program:
To establish an international system of Coaching and Instructing Courses, improving the safety and efficacy of surf instruction around the world.
To comply with the requirements of Organic Law #8, June 4, 2008 of the Sports & Recreation Department.
To further develop, through educational programs, a body of knowledge on which Coaches and Instructors may draw.
To provide Coaches and Instructors with employment opportunities, encouragement and support.
To advance surf Coaching and Instructing as a globally standardized and highly professional activity with stringent requirements.
Over time this program will expand to many other areas of professional development education for our great sport of surfing. All ISA Coaches and Instructors must abide by the Puerto Rico’s laws and County regulations of the area in which they work.
All ISA Instructors must be a minimum of 16 years of age to become an accredited ISA Instructor but must work under supervision of an ISA Instructor over 18 years of age. An ISA Instructor must be a minimum of 18 years of age to instruct without supervision.