Our Staff

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Our Staff – A head above the rest! Stoke guaranteed!

The strength of our company is its staff. We go the extra mile , give the benefit of the doubt, love what we do. We are there for you when you need us, even after your lessons are completed. We’ll give you a launch or a land, just look for our yellow jerseys at Kite Beach. Forgot your screwdriver,helmet or harness just ask for a loaner.

We are super proud of our fantastic staff, It’s these guys that make our school the best kiteboarding school on the planet!!

Meet Maui’s best trained, friendly and supportive staff of kiteboarding instructors handpicked for exceptional service.

Our experienced, professional instructors are avid kitesurfers who love teaching kiteboarding- they will make sure that you learn at your own pace and have a blast doing it!

Certified to the highest standards, (many are double certified )  dedicated to their students’ welfare, progress and fun!

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Our  Instructors are certified  to the highest standards by accredited agencies

Aqua Sports Maui Team
Karen Lang Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Karen Lang – Manager / Senior Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Level 2  Certified + US Kiters Level 2 Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Karen is the manager of our school, owner of Northshore Kite and Sail Repair and Level 2 kiteboarding instructor . Karen stays quite busy, she answers the phone, emails , schedules and teaches lessons in between kiteboarding sessions.
“I love what I do, love that the beach is my office and I can come to work barefoot!”

Patience, clear, easy to follow directions and emphasis on safety make Karen one of our most sought out instructors.

Karen has been teaching kiteboarding on Maui for 15 years and uses radio helmet to stay in contact with you on the water

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Diana Pond Klase – Senior Aqua Sports / Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

US Kiters Level 2 Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Diana loves to explore exotic locations around the world but always comes back to Maui, her favorite kiteboarding destination. She is one of our more technical instructors, you will feel confident knowing how and why everything works. Diana has been teaching kiteboarding on Maui for 15 years and loving every minute! Diana’s patient and methodical teaching style has earned her many followers.

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Paul Nordone-Senior / Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Level 2 PASA and Level 2 Us Kiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Paul is a super fun and patient instructor, he actually learned to kiteboard from Aqua Sports Maui many years ago and now teaching for us!

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Corey Gallagher – Head Instructor

Level 2 USKiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Corey has tons of stamina and enthusiasm to push you to your limits. He is one of our fastest paced instructors and very popular!

Corey works with radio helmet to be in contact with you on the water.

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Charles Edwards

 Level 2 US Kiters Certified

Charles is one of the most sought out instructors at Kite Beach. He also has the most return students! He is patient supportive and FUN!

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Paul Franco kitesurfing Lanes

Paul Franco – US Kiters Examiner and Waterman Extrodinaire

Paul has been kiting and teaching on Maui forever, he is the man! He taught all of the best instructors on Maui how to teach kiteboarding and all are indebted to him. The most respected instructor on Maui, Paul will literally take you fro zero to hero! Lessons with Paul are $95 per hour

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Martin Caprille

Level 2 US Kiters Certified

Laid back and easy going, Martin will also push you to your limits

Ian speaks fluent English and Spanish

Liam McCormick

Level 2 US Kiters Certified

Kiteboarder, snowboarder, paraglider and squirrel suit are Liam’s passions.

Super friendly and patient he will make your kiteboarding experience exceptional

Raquel Lima

US Kiters Level 2 Certified

Raquel Rocks! One of our most exciting star riders, Raquel pushes the limits! Waves, big jumps and great attitude!

Besides that her supportive fast paced and efficient style will get you riding in no time!

Raquel speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish

Lessons with Raquel are $85 per hour

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Keith Shishido

Level 2 US Kiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Keith has been with us for 5 years. He is super patient and easy going.

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Mike Arguello

Level 2 Instructor Plus Level 2 US Kiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Mike has been with us for 4 years. Very methodical and patient,  Learn 1 thing at a time, in the right order, is Mike’s motto

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Beginner Lessons  

Intermediate Lessons  

Advanced Lessons