ASA instructors pose with participants

Our Instructors

Instructor Dan Szentesi

Dan Szentesi


Dan has been a surf instructor with Operation Surf since 2012. Born and raised in San Diego, California, he has competed at the state, national, and collegiate levels as a swimmer, water polo player, and surfer. He currently lives in Los Osos, California with his wife Whitney and their dog and two cats. Dan is the head surf instructor for the Van Curaza Surf School and head coach of boys’ swimming at Morro Bay High School.