The GSN Team


elTransito_15Dave Sluder, is the founder, owner and operator of GreenSurf Nicaragua. He lives with his wife, Jeanethe, and 2 daughters, Jeanethe & Sharon. He was raised near the northeast coast of Florida and started surfing at around 14 years of age.  Surfing became one of his strongest passions and now he has 20+ years of history directly related to ocean activities.  Dave has strong lifeguarding experience, first-responder training and has traveled the globe surfing top destinations, including Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, Peru and Costa Rica, before settling in the North – Central region of Nicaragua.


Having been in this region longer than any other owner / operator / tour guide, he possesses the most experience and knowledge of the area and has trained other tour guides in the region.  Furthermore, Dave maintains excellent relations with the local community and is more than qualified to be your safety, surf and adventure guide while in Nicaragua.  His passion is unequaled and his hospitality is 2nd to none.  Dave enjoys serving his clients and surrounds himself with the top personalities of Nicaragua.  His relationships with the Nicaraguan people across the entire country allow for an unforgettable cultural experience.

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