ASI Trainer: Ethan Sage

Trainer Level 
ASI Level 4 Trainer (Surfing)

Qualified to Train:
ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor
ASI Level 2 Surfing Coach
ASI Level 3 Surfing Coach
ASI Surfing Instructor Water Safety Rescue Award


About Ethan 

Ethan Sage has a wealth of waterman experience and is a highly experienced surfer as well as a professional lifeguard of 15 years. He regularly competes in surfing (short and longboard), stand up paddle and outrigger canoe events.

With over 20 years outdoors instruction experience in a range of water sports, Ethan's clients are people from all countries, backgrounds, even celebrities, and many more.

Surfing Experience

  • Surfing since age 7
  • Elite-advanced surfing skills in all disciplines of surfing (longboard, shortboard, big wave tow-in surfing)
  • Regularly competes in surfing competitions in Hawaii.
  • Competed in surfing world tour events
  • Surf school owner, in Kauai, Hawaii

Coaching and Training Experience

  • ​Trains ASI surfing instructors in Hawaii & USA and other countries worldwide.
  • Over 20 years outdoors instruction experience - surfing, stand up paddle, outrigger canoe
  • Experience coaching in various states in USA, Australia and Puerto Rico
  • Red Cross First Aid Trainer


  • ​ASI Level 4 Trainer (Surfing)
  • ASI Level 4 Master Surfing Coach
  • ASI Level 2 Stand Up Paddle Trainer (Flat Water)
  • ASI Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Trainer (Surf)
  • ASI Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)
  • ASI Level 2 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Exposed Waters)
  • ASI Level 5 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (SUP Surfing)
  • First Aid Responder
  • First Aid CPR, AED Certificate
  • CPR for the Professional Rescurer
  • Jetski operator trained
  • Risk Technician Operator certificate (County of Kauai)
  • Lifeguard Training Certificate (American Red Cross)
  • Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Surfing Expert Steersman
  • Hanalei Canoe Club Steersman/Coach
  • Hawaiian Islands Adventure Guide
  • Free diving capabilities up to 80 feet


Professional lifeguard (Kauai, Hawaii USA)


Kauai, Hawaii USA
Montauk, New York USA 
Other Hawaii locations and USA mainland

Ph Mobile: +1 808 212 5962