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 kitesboarding- they will make sure that you learn at your own pace and have a blast doing it!

US Kiters/ IKO / PASA certified, (many are double certified )  dedicated to their students’ welfare, progress and fun!

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Aqua Sports Maui Team
Karen Lang Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Karen Lang – Manager / Senior Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Level 2 IKO 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 10 years and uses walkie talkie radios to stay in contact with you on the water

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Diana Pond Klase – Senior Aqua Sports / Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Level 2 IKO + 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 10 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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Matt Cooper / Senior Aqua Sports Maui Kiteboarding Instructor

Level 2 IKO and Level 2 Us Kiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

If you want to have fun learning to kiteboard, Matt cooper is the guy. His exuberance is contagious! You can’t help by have a smile on your face when you are in a lesson with him.He is also our most technical minded instructor. You will know how everything works and why.

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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 walkie talkie radios to be in contact with you on the water and follows you on his surfboard for long downwinders.

Denis Dicks

Level 2 USKiters Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Denis was a competitive swimmer, surfer and sailboat racer during high school in Florida and spent four years in the Navy as a diver and ordinance technician.

Deniz get rave reviews from his students for his methodical and patient teaching style.

Denis uses walkie talkie radios to stay in contact with you on the water

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Charles Edwards

Aqua Sports Maui Level 2 IKO Kitebording Instructor

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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Patri Mclaughlin

Level 1 IKO Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

Patri is an amazing athlete, his achievements wide and plentiful. Kitesurfing since the age of 12 has made him one of the top kitesurfers in the world.

Among his acheivements is kiteboarding at Jaws and riding waves is his number one fun activity.

Patri isn’t around much this year as he is competing in the KSP World Tour , but can be booked by reservation

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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 $85 per hour

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Martin Caprille

Level 2 IKO Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

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

Ian speaks fluent English and Spanish

Liam McCormick

Level 2 IKO Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

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

Super friendly and patient he will make your kiteboarding experience exceptional

Lessons with Liam are $85 per hour

Raquel Lima

Level 2 IKO Certified Kiteboarding Instructor

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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