Kimifumi Imoto

Born in 1971, Japanese, live in Shizuoka Izu, Japan

After working as the judge for NSA (Nippon Surfing Association), selected as a board member of NSA.

Participated in ISA World Surfing Games and ISA World Junior Surfing Championships as a Team Japan National coach.
Currently, serving as Surfing Sports Manager for The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.


  • 2013-2020 NSA Vice Chairman/ International Advisory Vice Chairman
  • 2007-2012 NSA Board member
  • 2001-2006 NSA Committee member
  • 1997-2000 NSA Izu Regional Division Manager


  • 2017〜Tokyo2020 Olympic Games Surfing Sport Manager
  • 2016 World Junior Surfing Championship/2016 World Surfing Games Costa Rica Head Coach
  • 2015 World Junior Surfing Championship US /2015 World Surfing Games Nicaragua Head Coach
  • 2014 World Surfing Games Peru / 2013 World Junior Surfing Championship Nicaragua / 2012 World Junior Surfing Championship Panama / 2011 World Surfing Games Panama Manager
  • 2010 World Junior Surfing Championship NewZealand / 2007 World Junior Surfing Championship Portugal Assistant Manager


  • Point ranking system establishment
  • Official recognized system establishment
  • Athlete enhancement system establishment
  • International Advisory Committee establishment
  • International License introduction
  • ISA World Surfing Games / World Junior Surfing Championship Event Promoter/Coordinator
  • Tokyo2020 Olympic Games Surfing Sport Manager