• Brett Newcomb

    A veteran kiteboarder since the sport’s first appearance in the 2000s, Brett is a thoroughly knowledgeable resource for all things kiteboarding. Brett’s passion and dedication has made Prokite the thriving center for kiteboarding in SPI that it is today.Brett's diligent kite instruction is highly sought-after. A general windsports enthusiast, Brett is also a windsurfer, paraglider, and Trans-Atlantic sailing pirate.

  • Tim Bighley

    Tim is a natural-born kiteboarding instructor due to his patience and enthusiasm for all things kiteboarding. He has been hooked on kiteboarding since his first lesson in 2016.Tim is always down for an adventure or a kite session, and his energy is contagious. Tim’s hobbies are many and include traveling, dancing Zouk, cooking, and accumulating excessive quantities of organic vegetables.

  • Sail Schechter

    Sail is a veteran kite instructor with over nine years of coaching experience. He transitioned from windsurfing to kiteboarding as a teenager in La Ventana, Mexico and has been in love with the sport ever since.A talented and enthusiastic kiter, Sail describes himself as a “park rat.” His favorite type of riding is unhooked wake-style and he prefers to spend his sessions in flat water hitting park features. His favorite thing about teaching is getting a good tip!


  • Tanner Rawlings

    Tanner is a die hard strapless enthusiast and a born teacher. He began teaching martial arts as an assistant instructor at age 11, and at 17 he switched to teaching kiteboarding full time. Since then he’s taught in conditions around the globe, worked in many facets of the kite industry, and earned his private pilot’s license. When the wind’s pumping, you’ll see him throwing big airs and tricks on his strapless surfboard, or foiling on the lighter days.

  • Brendan Concoran

    Brendan has been kiting on the Oregon coast for 9 years. He loves riding in the waves and pushing his comfort zone. During winters he enjoys traveling to different places in search of good kiting and surfing.New to the team as of winter 2020, he is excited to help people get comfortable with the sport and progress their skills. His favorite part of teaching is seeing students happy and stoked to be kiting!