Kim McGovern "Kimbo"

Head Instructor / Owner

Kim was born and raised on the south shore of Long Island, NY. Growing up the son of a lifeguard he spent every summer as a kid in the ocean surfing and was on ocean lifeguard for 18 years. He has surfed up and down the East Coast of the U.S., California, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Kim has been a surf instructor in Nosara for over 17 years and has taught thousands of people how to surf. He is a true professional in and out of the water and is one of the best instructors you will ever find.

Nosara Surf Academy has several local surf instructors from around the area, all of which are International Surfing Association (ISA) Certified.

Nosara Surf Academy instructors are all CPR, First Aid, and Open Water Rescue Certified.

Over 20 years experience of surf instruction in Nosara, Costa Rica