About Tasha’s Surfcamp

Tasha’s Surfcamp is founded by Natasha Smit, a Dutch surfer from Scheveningen. She has travelled the world, has surfed in many places like New Zealand, Indonesie and France, but she has decided to stay and live in Holland.

Backed by her own foundation she has created her own surfschool Tasha’s Surfcamp, with which she organizes surf classes in Scheveningen and surf holidays to Portugal, Morocco and France.

Tasha’s Surfcamp is about passion. Passion for surfing, for the ocean and for the people that we work with. We love surfing and we love teaching surfing. It’s not about performance, but its about having fun in the ocean. When you have fun, you will improve your surfing for sure. We work with small groups and we want to give personal attention to all of our clients. 

Location Surfschool Scheveningen

Tasha’s Surfcamp is located at Strandpaviljoen Pier 32

Strandslag 6-7, 2586 JK Den Haag

Instructions: drive to the crossing of the savornin lohmanlaan and the  laan van poot, park your car there for free and walk in 10 minutes to strandslag 6/7 (just pass the hill and walk to the beach.

Our Team

Natasha Smit

Natasha Smit loves everything in the ocean: Sailing, surfing, swimming and kitesurfing. She has been surfing for 20 years and she has travelled the world for it. After a professional water polo career Natasha decided to dedicate her life into surfing and she has been teaching surfing for 10 years now.

She worked with different surfschools in Scheveningen (Hartbeach), France (Pura Vida) and even in Morocco. After working at so many different places she decided to create her own surfschool to give more personal and quality surf classes. She is fluent in English, Dutch, French and German and she loves to be in contact with her students.

ISA Level 1 qualified + life guard. Also partly passed ISA Surf coaching Level 2.

Kasper Groeneveld

Kasper Groeneveld is one of our most experienced instructors. He grew up in Scheveningen and he has been surfing for more than 20 years. He is very talented in sports in general and as a little kid his life focused around soccer (voetbal). He even played for the knvb selection team of Rotterdam and became captain of the team. Later on he got scouted by Feyenoord. Then his life took a different angle and Kasper fell in love with surfing. He loves to teach advanced and beginners surfclasses and he takes his work very seriously. In the past he gave surf classes for Hartbeach and also the Pura Vida, in France. We are grateful to have Kasper in our team.

ISA Level 1 qualified + life guard.

Channah Brandsema

Channah Brandsema is an allround athlete, passionate in sports and everything she does. For her more official job she works as a physiotherapist and she helps people to recover from their injuries. But in her free time she loves surfing, sailing, swimming and photography. Channah used to climb and compete in triathlon on high level, but now she prefers surfing and sailing. She also works as a personal trainer and knows how to teach people in sports.

ISA Level 1 qualified + life guard.

Ewout Ahling

Ewout Jesper Ahling has four passions: Surfing, food, wine and volleyball. He is one of the most social guys that I know and it is really hard to get him pissed off. Next to his surf skill he is also a volleybal trainer and he puts those qualities in his surf classes. He loves travelling and combines that often with surfing. Besides, Ewout is a teacher at the Hogere hotelschool and he loves teaching.

ISA Level 1 qualified + life guard.

Mark van Haaften

Mark van Haaften is our oldest and most experienced surf teacher. He has been surfing for more than 30 years and he still lives for the ocean. If you want to know if the waves are good, you call Mark. He is an economy teacher at a highschool and he loves to teach children. With his surf classes he is very funny, motivated and he likes to give people his passion for surfing. In general he is a really good guy and we are happy that he works with us.

ISA surfcoach Level 1 for 30 years and Lifeguard

Antonella de Rooij

Antonella de Rooij’s life revolves around sports and she can’t imagine to live without it. She fell in love with the sport. After surfing for 10 years she got her ISA license and started teaching. She puts a lot of energy and in her classes. She loves nature, good food and traveling.

ISA surfcoach Level 1 and Lifeguard


If you have any questions about surfschool in Scheveningen or our surf travels,

don’t hesitate to get in contact with Natasha Smit by facebook or email: natasha@tashasurfcamp.com or phone: 0031647409326