Keanu Asing was born and raised with the ocean as his playground and surfing as playtime. He has dedicated his life to the pursuit of his dream of becoming a pro surfer and making the world tour. With the love and support of his family, specialized sport specific training here at NAKOA, and the most rock hard work ethic and genuine heart. Keanu finally saw his dreams come true in 2015 making his debut on tour with the World Surf League. Take a look at what his upbringing was like pursuing this dream.
East Coast transplant, ex-rugby player, and avid surfer, Coach Ryan Gallop has always been passionate about sports and has been immersed in them since his youth. It has been a natural transition for him into coaching and he has discovered that his true passion lies in developing the untapped potential of athletes. This has led him to pour his heart into our Sport Performance Program earning him the well deserved role as Performance Director at NAKOA.
He brings a higher level of understanding, not only to what an athlete may need physically, but also mentally to succeed. Ryan’s passion, motivation, and drive provide an infectious positive energy that everybody feels throughout the gym and helps to unite us all as a team.