Club Practice "B" Surfers for Saturday 9.17.16 will be at San G at 9am

09/17/2016 9:00 am
09/17/2016 11:00 am
America/Los Angeles

Club "B" Surfers and A's welcome too! (not safe for "C" Surfers)

Saturday 9am at San Gregorio. Location may change so check your email at 8:30 in case there is any updates.

****Each surfer must have fully completed all forms and clearances with fees paid to participate in practices. If you don't have the forms please download from the website and bring them to practice in the am.***

Also, please remember to purchase and encourage friends and family members to do the same for the luau on 9/24. This is the most important fundraiser for surf club and team. It helps fund league fees and insurance.

Coach Marty

Club Practice "C" Surfers - 9.13.16 - Miramar Beach - 4:30Pm

09/13/2016 4:30 pm
09/13/2016 6:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Club "C" Surfers, B's and A's welcome too!

Tuesday 9/13/16 - Miramar Beach (in front of Miramar Restaurant) 4:30Pm to 6pm

Each surfer must have fully completed all forms and clearances to participate in practices. If you don't have the forms please download from the website and bring them to practice in the am.

This practice will be focused on the beginner surfers. Intermediate and Advanced surfers are welcome to attend and free surf. Should be fun!

Coach Marty

Middle School Surf Team Practice

09/11/2016 9:00 am
America/Los Angeles

Middle School Surf Team Practice

Sunday (Sept 11th ) - 9 am - The Jetty / Surfers beach

Each surfer must have fully completed all forms and clearances to participate in practices. If you don't have the forms please download from the website and bring them to practice in the am.

Please be suited up and ready to get in the water at 9

Coach Gene & Steve

Surf Team Parents needed for Boosters staffing of HMB Football - important!

09/02/2016 3:30 pm
America/Los Angeles

Hi Everyone,

High school Surf Team parents please sign up on behalf of the "Surf Team" to support Boosters fund raising, which pays for our league fees each year. Fun event and you will be joined by aquatic families from swim and water polo.

It's time to organize the Snack Bar and Gate for the home football gates. Boosters is dividing responsibility for staffing across all sports teams since the proceeds from the football snack bar and gate benefit ALL SPORTS teams.

Our Date is Friday, Sept. 2 Staffed by Water Polo, Swim, Surf athletes and parents.

Teams will need to cover BOTH shifts per date, and the coaches/team parents will need to ensure there are the appropriate number of adults signed up to work each shift. Below are the descriptions of what you'll find on the Volunteer Signup link:

2016 Full HMBHS Football Staffing Schedule
Volunteer signup sheet

JV game 3:30 - 6:30 Total needed 11
Snack Bar - 4 people (2 must be adults)
BBQ - 3 people (2 must be adults)
Churros - 2 people
Gate - 2 adults (note, there will be another person from Football staffing the gate as well)

Varsity game 6:30 - 9:30 Total needed 13
Snack Bar - 6 people (3 must be adults)
BBQ - 3 people (2 must be adults)
Churros - 2 people
Gate - 2 adults (note, there will be two others from Football staffing the gate as well)

Please go to the online signup sheet link below (and above).


OPL's Fundraiser for MCF Pediatric Brain Cancer Research Thursday night 6-9 p.m

08/25/2016 6:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Hi Folks -

OPL's Fundraiser for McKenna Claire Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research takes place this Thursday night 6-9 p.m. Surf Clubbers are invited to attend to watch surf flick "Psychic Migrations" and take part in raffle (Big Ben Wilko's Alaia, plus other special items). Live Music before movie screening. All proceeds from Lemonade stand and baked goodies will go to the foundation.


Coach Mike

HMB Surf Team & Club 2016-17 Season Sign-up Sunday 8/28/2016

08/28/2016 9:00 am
America/Los Angeles

HMB Surf Team/Club 2016-17 Season Sign-up Forms and Inaugural Meeting

Holy cutback surfing fans! Good news, it’s launch time for another season. Bad news, this is the constellation of forms you will need to have filled out by the time we first meet on Sunday, August 28th, at the Oceano Hotel (just behind Cafe Mezza Luna) parking lot at 9 a.m. followed by a meeting with coaches and a free surf (no charge).

Fees will be $130/surfer this year made out to the “Boys & Girls Club,” “HMB Surf Club" in the memo line.

Please use this as a checklist for your respective participation level: C = Club, JH = Junior High Team, HS = High School Team.

1) Boys & Girls Club of the Coastside Membership (C, JH, HS) – This online sign-up is mandatory for all levels from club to team membership. (Do not pay $30 B&G annual fee online, this is part of your dues above)

2) HMB Surf Club Membership Guidelines (C, JH, HS) – Read and sign Club guidelines. Required for all levels.

3) HMB High School Athletic Clearance (HS) – Mandatory for high school team. You must be cleared by a medical doctor, complete clearance and return forms to Athletic Director Justin Ferdinand before participating.

4) SCSSL Membership and Liability Waiver forms (JH, HS) – These 2 forms are required by our Santa Cruz Scholastic Surf League for both teams to practice and compete this season. Please complete fully with T-shirt sizes.

5) HMB Surf Club Luau (C, JH, HS) – Our annual fundraiser is coming up fast on September 24th. Please volunteer to help, promote on social media and sell tickets – great venue at the IDES Hall in HMB.
This supports our surfers! Buy tickets online

Mahalo, See you on Sunday August 28 with all your forms complete!!

Your Coaches

HMB High School Surf Team fall sports meeting

08/17/2016 7:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Hi folks -

From Athletic Director Ferdinand:

Those wishing to take part in the High School Surf Team this fall will be required to attend the fall sports informational meeting on Wednesday, August 17th beginning at 7:00pm in the MU. All surfers/players and one parent are required to attend. Coaches will be taking roll.

Many thanks,

Coach Mike

"Great Highway" Surf Flick this weekend

08/06/2016 7:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Surf Club Families -

Another screening of "Great Highway; Journey to the Soul of San Francisco Surfing” will be held at the historic Pedro Point Firehouse in Pacifica on August 6th & 7th. Doors open at 6:30p, show is at 7:00p. The last show In San Francisco sold out quickly, so don’t delay, as this is a small venue. The filmmakers will be in attendance for Q&A after the show.


Coach Mike
For tickets, click here:

License to Chill Movie Night Thursday at OPL

07/28/2016 7:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Surf Club Families:

Join Chris Loeswick for "License to Chill" Movie Night at the Old Princeton Landing Thursday night (July 28) from 7 pm, brought to you by NorCal, Alain Pinel/Chris Loeswick and the OPL. The movie features the creative surf antics and rock hopping of Lost Team Rider Mason Ho (don't try this at your home break).

More details here:

See ya there,

Your Coaches

Upgrade Children's Center Coastal Adventures seeks after school program camp councelor

Jon Lowings of Upgrade Children's center (located in the Harbor) is seeking a fun energetic person to replace my daughter Sarah in his after school program. Sarah is moving on to full time teaching after 4 awesome years with Jon. She absolutely loved working with Jon and all the great young kids at upgrade.

This would be a perfect job for a young adult or parent searching for a fun part time job on the coast.

Please contact Jon at 650-303-4055.

Check it out at

Summer Jobs at Maverick's

Summer Jobs at Maverick's:

The Maverick's Surf Shop in Princeton Harbor may have a couple openings for any junior or senior in high school surfers who haven't yet lined up a summer job. Great place to work and be close to all the surf action.

For more information, contact Cassandra Clark at:


Coach Mike

Thursday 5.26.16 Club Practice will be at Dunes 4pm

05/26/2016 4:00 pm
05/26/2016 6:00 pm
America/Los Angeles


I think we'll see some swell in the water tomorrow. Hopefully the winds will cooperate.

Let's plan on surfing at Dunes at 4pm. I'll bring the trailer.


SCSSL End of Season Awards Ceremony

SCSSL End of Season Awards Ceremony:

Great job HMB middle and high school surf teams on your epic 2015/16 El Nino season, pulling down a couple of very respectable third place finishes for the team category!!

Individual Placings for the season:

Middle School:

Co-Ed Bodyboard - Andy Vanna 6th
Boys Longboard - Clay Johnson 2nd, Luca Padua 4th
Boys Shortboard - Clay Johnson 5th
Girls Longboard - Emma Stone 5th
Girls Shortboard - Emma Stone 2nd

High School:

Mens Longboard - Hunter Murison 6th
Mens Shortboard - Hunter Murison 4th
Womens Longboard - Kaira Wallace 1st
Womens Shortboard - Kaira Wallace 4th

The competition from Santa Cruz was fierce this year, while we were hard pressed to pull off consistent practices in this historic winter season (The Eddie Went!). You had to overcome a lot of adversity and wild contest conditions, rising like an orange and black tide to the occasion.

Kudos! See you next year...

Coach Mike

Wednesday 5.18.16 Club Practice will be at Dunes 4pm

05/18/2016 4:00 pm
05/18/2016 6:00 pm
America/Los Angeles


Looks like things are cleaning up! Should be some fun surf tomorrow along with nice weather.

See you at Dunes at 4pm Wednesday 5.18.16

Marty and Rocky

Sunday 5.15.16 Club Practice will be at Dunes 9am *** CANCELLED***

05/15/2016 9:00 am
05/15/2016 11:00 am
America/Los Angeles


Onshore winds kicked up overnight and messed everything up. Sorry... No surf today.

We'll try for something mid week!!

Marty and Rocky

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