Allen King, CEO
THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) AND FOUNDER, ALLEN KING OF AQUA SURF SCHOOL HAS BEEN ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN TEACHING SINCE 1997.
Allen quickly acquired the passion and skill-set for the sport of surfing. He began to transition his knowledge of teaching martial arts to kids, teens, and adults into surfing instruction in Los Angeles. As he studied business, finance, and entrepreneurship he began working for several surf schools part-time. This experience led to his own surfing company, through which he endeavors to convey a passion for the sport, helping people, and a deep respect for the natural environment.
Dylan Sohngen, COO
Dyan is currently the Aqua Surf Beach Captain and Chief Operating Officer. Born and raised in San Pedro, California, he has been surfing for over 20 years. Dylan has devoted himself to teaching ocean love, water safety and mentoring the next generation of ocean enthusiasts. He is an Open Water Lifeguard, passionate Spear Fisherman and has competed for the UCSD Surf Team, which placed 1st in the NSSA Nationals. After summer ends, he spends winters working with Swimdo, a non-profit drowning prevention program in Indonesia. He loves being both a “scholar and a shredder,” and still pursues both vocations.