Who are our Surf Instructors?
Why get Lessons from Us?
What do we Offer no one else Does?
You learn from the Best and Most
Surfing Trainers on the beach!
See our qualifications below:
John (Tony) Anthony Johnson (34
years experience surfing & aquatic activities)
-President, Panhandle Surf Corp.
10+years 1998 - present
-Eastern Surfing Association Director North Gulf
Florida (Largest Amateur Surfing
Association in the Nation) 1998-2008
-Bachelor of Arts in Special Education
University of West Florida (Deanís Honor)
-Community Youth Leader & event
organizer 1998- present
U.S. Navy Retired (1980-1996)
*Navy Medic & Instructor specializing in
Emergency / Acute & Diving
*Department of Defense Health & Fitness
Program Instructor & Coordinator
*U.S. Marine Corps Basic Field Medicine
& Special Operations Medical Specialist
*Instructor / Trainer in all aspects of
Navy Dive Operations
*U.S. Marine Corps Water Safety/Survival
Mary (Lib) Elizabeth Johnson (16 years experience surfing &
-Vice President, Panhandle Surf
Corp. 10+years 1998 - present
-Eastern Surfing Association
Assistant Director North Gulf Florida (Largest Amateur
Surfing Association in the Nation)
-Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Troy State University
provide the BEST & MOST professional Aquatics Programs available which
include Surfing; Stand-up Paddle Boarding; Skim Boarding & Beach
Activities for all ages (10 years+ experience) We also provide added
amenities such as additional aquatic equipment & accessories for the
water & beach plus discount shop coupons for all the major brand name
surf apparel & accessories in house for those who participate in our