Our Coaches

All of our coaches are very experienced surfers and watersports enthusiasts. They are all commercially licensed boat drivers and CPR/First Aid Certified.

Donny Searle

Donny is a very experienced wake surfer with time in the water on skis and a wakeboard as well. He grew up in Gilford, New Hampshire and lives in Utah through the winter. He also enjoys skateboarding, skiing, and spending time with his yellow lab puppy (Ellie). He also coaches tennis and freestyle skiing. Donny loves to teach new riders and see them progress as well as coach experienced surfers how to throw down new tricks.


Katie Gagnon

Katie is an experienced wake surfer and wakeboarder. She started wakeboarding at the age of twelve and shortly after fell in love with surfing. She grew up in Belmont, New Hampshire and currently attends Clemson University in South Carolina while majoring in health sciences. Katie wants nothing more than to see others improve in their abilities and have fun out on the water.

Maria Redmond

Maria has been wake surfing on Lake Winnipesaukee for about 5 years and it has become her favorite hobby.  She’s spent her last 12 summers on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia and this fall she will be going into her senior year of high school in Massachusetts. Maria also enjoys playing field hockey, wakeboarding, and snowboarding which she also coaches in the winter. After her senior year she is aiming to major in criminal justice and forensic science.


Jennine Redmond

Jennine  is a  happy mother of 4 children that has been enjoying her summers wake surfing with her family and friends for 9 years on Lake Winnipesaukee. She has had the pleasure to introduce this amazing sport to many children and adults through the years. Jennine also enjoys running, skiing, and watching American Idol! She very much looks forward to teaching in a relaxed, fun and welcoming lake environment!