KITE & WINDSURF TEAM 2013

The 2013 Team

Toni, Henrick, Lukas, Ronan, Nora, Olivier, Kevin,Valentina...(and not on the picture are: Tanja, Franz, Philippe, Laura, Lena, Thole, Bart, Fabien, Tina and Andi.).

Ronan

Nationality
French

Age
40

Languages
french, english, german, spanish

  • Studies of Sport and Management in University of Caen ( 1996)
  • Professional Competitor in Windsurfing ( 1992-1998)
  • ION CLUB Teammember since 1998
  • Skyriders Teammember since 2001
  • Centermanager at ION CLUB / Skyriders :
    Dahab 1998-1999
    Cabarete 1999-2000
    Cabo Verde 2000-2001
    El Yaque 2001-2002
  • Since 2004 in Golf de Roses
  • Windsurf-/ Kitesurfteacher-Licences: FFV, FFVL ( french national diplomes).

Nora

Nationality
German

Age
34

Languages
german, english, french, spanish

  • ION CLUB Teammember since 1999
  • ION CLUB Windsurfinginstructor in: Dahab 1999, Cabarete 2000, Cabo Verde 2000-2001, El Yaque 2001 - 2002
  • IST - Studies by correspondence for Tourism -/ and Sportmanagement ( diplome 2001)
  • ION CLUB Travel GmbH in Headoffice / Germany  from May 2002- January 2004
  • German diplome as a travelagent 2004 ( Reiseverkehrskauffrau).
  • In Golf de Roses since Center Opening in 2004

Lukas

Nationality
german

Age
26

Languages
german, english and  spanish

  • he he is doing studies to become a  Sport and Spanish-teacher
  • in summer 2009 he worked for  ION CLUB Golf de Roses as a Assistant to improve his spanish and enjoy windsurfing.
  • since Summer 2010 he is working with us as a Windsurf instructor
  • 2013 he is our "chieeeeeefff" -windsurf Instructor and makes sure that the days run smoothly!

Tanja

Nationality
German

Age
27

Languages
German, Spanish, Catalan, English

  • Tanja lives and workes since many years in Spain during the summers thats why she speaks perfect spanis.
  • During the winters you can meet her mostly in the swiss Alps.
  • Since Summer 2013 she is working for ION CLUB golf de Roses!
  • You will meet her at the front desk, she is responsible of the rentals, lesson organisation, guest relation and make sure all guest are happy!
  • Tanja really enjoys Stand Up Paddling!

Toni - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
spanish

Age
36

Languages
Spanish, catalan and english

  • He is a certified IKO Kitesurf Instructor since 2012.
  • We met Toni in South Africa where he was teaching kitesurf and enjoying the warm weather.
  • His first ION CLUB Desitnations is Golf de Roses in summer 2012.
  • The Winter Seasons he spends travelling mainly in Asia and Brazil.
  • Now he is back with full of energy for a great summer 2013.

Olivier - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
francais

Age
34

Languages
french, english and  spanish

  • he is a Sportteacher
  • since 2008 he is also a IKO 2 Kite- Instructor and since travelling and working around the world.
  • since Summer 2011 he is working with us in the ION CLUB Golf dfe Roses Team.
  • In the winters he travelles , worked in different exotic places.
  • This summer 2013 he is supporting our team for the 3 th time! Great season.

Bart - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
dutch

Age
24

Languages
dutch, english, german and Spanish

  • Started Windsurfing 2001 at the Camping la Ballena Alegre
  • Finished his studies of international trade and wholesale in 2008
  • Completed the Windsurf Instructor Course at the Dutch Watersport Verbond in 2007.
  • ION CLUB Teammember since 2008.
  • 2008 he worked with us as a Beach Assistant
  • from 2009 -2013 he is our dutch Windsurf Instructor.
  • We wish " Discoboy" a nice last summer with us.

Thole - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
Dutch

Age
28

Languages
Dutch, German, English

  • Thole is studying medicine back home in the Netherlands.
  • This summer 2013 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!

Philippe - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
french

Age
28

Languages
english, french and german

  • This summer 2013 he is a ION CLUB Teammember in Golf de Roses.

Valentina

Nationality
Italian

Age
26

Languages
Italian, German, Spanish, French and English

  • Valentina 'Vale' comes from the north of Italy in the middle of the south-tirolian Alps.
  • Apart from studying she spent most of the winters as a Ski-Instructor.
  • She started Windsurfing in Sardinia where she worked a few summers.
  • Since Summer 2012 she is working for ION CLUB Golf de Roses!
  • You will meet her in our Surfshop, she will introduce you to the latest fashion and help you to find the right harness - we are sure she speaks your language.

Fabien - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
French

Age
33

Languages
French, English and Spanish

  • Windsurf Instructor (French Federation).
  • This summer 2013 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!

Henrick - Windsurf & Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
german/ french

Age
19

Languages
french, german, english and Spanish

  • Started Windsurfing with his family as a young boy and since this time stoked!
  • ION CLUB Teammember since 2010.
  • 2010 & 2011 he worked with us as a Beach Assistant.
  • 2012 he became Windsurf instructor and made his IKO Kite Instructor License.
  • 2013 he teaches both Wind- and Kitesurfing, specially the surf'n play courses for kids.

Franz - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
austrian

Age
23

Languages
german and english

  • He is a IKO Instructor since a couple of years.
  • Since 2012 until now he is supprting the ION CLUB Kite Team in Golf de Roses every summer.
  • As Franz is austrian he loves the mountains and you will meet him most winters in the swiss Alps.

Laura, Kevin, Lena and Paul

...and last but not least our magnificant Assistant - Team Laura, Kevin, Lena, Paul who are always there for your service!