Aarin Hartwell

Camp Director & Beach Life Instructor

Aarin Hartwell is a passionate athlete and ambassador of South Padre Island. While Aarin pursues her athletic career traveling and competing in pro/am surf and Kiteboarding contests, she is also an entrepreneur and proprietor of events. Hartwell is at her best when she is working with children and in her expertise field of water sports.

Tiffany Anderson

Beach Life Instructor

Tiffany Anderson is a woman of many talents. As an accomplished writer, educator, and artist Tiffany spends much of her time documenting behavior of mammals at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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Surf Instructor

Leila Noone

Surf Instructor

Leila Noone is a wizard of many talents. As a performer, creator and teacher of movement and many skills, Leila has enjoyed touring the globe as an acrobat, aerialist, producer, teacher, fire dancer and movement director.

Jennifer Stark

SPI Sessions Manager, Soul Fuel Lead

Jennifer Stark is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and the founder of Stark Wellness, a private coaching and consulting business. She is a former teacher, school counselor, marriage and family counselor, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor. She is passionate about healthy living and healthy relationships and supporting her clients to take steps towards their healthiest, most joyful and fulfilling lives and/or relationships. She holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology and a Holistic Health Coaching Certification from the International Association of Wellness Professionals. you can find out more about Jennifer at Starkwellness.com and email her at jennifer@starkwellness.com with questions about the Soul Fuel Sessions for adults or SUPKids Camps. 

Joey DeLaGarza

Lead Beach Life Instructor & Manager

Joey DeLaGarza is an avid surfer, cyclist, Stand-Up Paddle Boarder and skateboarder. A retired firefighter for the city of Harlingen, Joey spends his days being active and enjoying his time with his wife Beth and son Devin.

Joshua Keller


Joshua Keller is a yoga instructor residing in South Padre Island Texas. As a retired U.S. Navy diver Joshua has an innate love of the ocean, and over 10 years of open water safety and operations experience. He has a passion for surfing and believes it’s the best way for our youth to connect with nature, and learn to love and respect the world around them.

Tony Peña

Photographer /Beach Life Instructor/

Tony Pena is a photographer, graphic design and website developer specialist. Tony enjoys surf photography and design especially related to the beach life. Tony is also an experienced surf instructor and surfer.