Michael “Zott” Zottarelli has been a surf instructor for Padre Island Surf Camp since 2010.  Zott is great with kids, and is one of our main instructors for the Autism and Special Needs surf clinics.  Originally from Austin Texas, Zott started skateboarding as soon as he could walk.  Now a transplant to Corpus Christi he first began surfing 6 years ago when he moved to the area to attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi.  Graduating in 2012 with a Bachelors in Environmental Science with an emphasis in marine & coastal resource management.