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Orlando Sandrini Costa is from Santa Catarina, Brazil and has been living in San Diego, California since 2014. 

An outstanding surfer, ISA-accredited surf coach, lifeguard, athletics director and barrel wizard, Orlando lives and breathes surf.

Living his whole life by the beach, Orlando has been surfing for 30+ years (and counting), 8 years surfing competitively and training with highly regarded surf coaches.


With a background in physical education and a lifetime devoted to surfing and other sports, Orlando has keen body awareness, physical fitness, practical and valuable expertise to impart.

An ocean lifeguard for four years, Orlando has a strong awareness and respect for the power of the ocean. He prioritizes teaching ocean safety and respect to all of his clients.

Currently, Orlando is the co-founder and head surf coach at Ocean School LLC, which offers afterschool programs and camps for kids with the mission of teaching youth to love, respect and take care of the ocean.


Orlando is exceptionally passionate, stoked and willing to work with anyone at any level as long as they are committed to improving their surf. It is his passion and power to help others achieve their surf and fitness goals.

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