Cornwall Marine Academy Ambassadors - Marine Industry Opportunities and Training

Steve Hancock

Global Boarders real life ‘Jacques Costeau’, this globetrotting surfer has travelled to the furthest corners to surf some of the world’s most unique and wonderful waves, experiencing a wide variety of cultures and lifestyles to share with the next generation of aspiring surfers! Having studied Sports Coaching at University, this led to various coaching roles abroad and being a very keen sportsman, Steve was a late entry to the world of surfing.

How did you get into the job role?

Through a love of surfing and being outdoors.

What's your advice for young people?

Having excellent customer service is a must!, You need to have a positive attitude, be proactive, turn-up to work on time and give people a positive experience. These are key traits to do well in the surf industry.

Where do you operate in Cornwall?

Gwithian, Praa Sands and Newquay.

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