Couture, Colin "Doc"

Surf contest organizer from Rhode Island; executive director of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) as well as president of the United States Surfing Federation (USSF) for most of the 1970s and '80s; described by Surfing magazine as "the political guru of amateur surfing competition." Couture was born (1943) and raised in Rhode Island; he received a doctorate in clinical psychology from Boston University, and became director for a health and human services agency. He began working for the E...