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Program Coordinators

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Chief Doug Leach

Marine Safety Battalion Chief

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Hmm... not sure, still deciding.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Everyone I interact with

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A brussel sprout

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Captain Jachin Hamborg

Marine Safety Captain Program Coordinator

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Judd, he taught me the importance of respect and to persevere through fear

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: The ocean and my family makes me happy.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A watermelon

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Samantha Dieterman

Junior Guard Program Coordinator,

Captains Corps Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Hmm... not sure, still deciding.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Everyone I interact with

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A brussel sprout

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Ryan Camps

Junior Guard Program Coordinator

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Latrell, he taught me how to be competitive, even in your older age!

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: I love working with past student/athletes I coached. It is great seeing young adults reach their goals.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: An apple

Junior Lifeguard Staff

Assisting Staff

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Robin Rayner

Department Assistant

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Miss Bartlett because she is nice and cool

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Swimming in the ocean

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A strawberry

AM Session Group A Instructors

AM Session Group A Instructors

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Taylor Bartlett

Safety Aid Leader

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Wuchner, he inspired me to become a JGI

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Swimming with sharks

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: An elderberry

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Grant Brehm

Safety Aid Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Camps because he is kind

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: My dog Murphy

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: Dried mangos from Trader Joe’s

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Maddie Camargo

A Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Brazda because he lives in Montana

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Fresh lines on bluebird powder days

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A grapefruit

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Aidan Alves

A Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Wagner, he rips

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Discovering new places

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: Pineapple

AM Session Group B Instructors

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Caden Martin

B Group Leader

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ms. Jester because her and I have the best jokes

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Messing with Captain Hamborg and Captain Foxcroft

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A cutecumber

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Sean Richards

B Group Leader

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ms Jaspers… TRUST FALL!

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Snowboarding, golfing, surfing, and my family are the top of that list!

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A mango

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Wyatt Wood

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr Martin because of his cool supervisor mustache

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Surfing, my dog, water polo, dodgeball, and the junior guard program.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A tall asparagus, because I'm tall

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Hudson Ruth

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mrs. Dieterman because she does every event with us and knows how to keep it fun.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: The ocean

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A pineapple because they are the cutest fruit

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Amelia Garrard

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Hmm... not sure, still deciding.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Everyone I interact with!

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: Brussel Sprouts

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Nathan Bradbury

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Wagner because he has the knowledge and the good music

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: My doggo - Indiana Jones - SHES my adventure dog

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A passion fruit

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Colin Ryder

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Bobby Johnson because he is my bandmate

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: My guitar

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: An onion

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Sarah McNeal

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ms. Page because she would always a positive attitude.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: All my friends!

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A grape

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Lizzie Lovat

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Colin Ryder because he has the voice of an angel and because he’s a speed demon.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Playing guitar in my band is one of the things that make me happy. A good burrito works as well.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A prickly pear

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Bridget Angelovic

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr Martin because of his cool supervisor mustache

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Surfing, my dog, water polo, dodgeball, and the junior guard program.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A tall asparagus, because I'm tall

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Sammy Stepanian

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ms. Dixon because she has the best energy all day

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Taking trips to San Luis Obispo

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A Mango

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Hutson Taylor

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Martin, he throws the hardest in dodgeball

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Surf trips

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A pineapple

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Elizabeth Terry

B Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Ryder because of his infectious positivity.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Going to get coffee and grilled cheese with my friends at the end of the night.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A carrot

AM Session Group C Instructors

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Hanna Gergen

C Group Leader

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ada Jaspers, PM Safety Aids 4 life :)

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: My mom’s cooking and my dad’s humor

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: Avocados (fruit right?) and sweet potatoes

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Dennis Marcin

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Brehm because he makes great ice cream!

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: When my code finally compiles

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A kumquat!

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Tony Morelli

C Group Leader

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Miller, because of his hair

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: My cats

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: Avocado

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Vincent Pierlot

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr.Brehm for the shortest shorts and the tastiest home made icecream in all the land I hope to be like him one day

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: The acquisition of costly material Items

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A sea cucumber, due to its intellect

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Grace Brehm

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Jaspers, my first instructor

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Going gym

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A strawberry

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Zachary Van Gemert

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Ms Page because we would cut her off bodysurfing and was so stoked to be there.

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: I like going up to go ski in Brianhead and Big Bear during the summer to mountain bike.

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A pineapple

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Riley Boehm

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Cahill because being in his group made me want to become a lifeguard and instructor

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Having dodgeball competitions with Ms. Dixon

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A pineapple

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Olivia Lane

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Stepanian because he is helpful

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Loud music and dancing!!!

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A pineapple

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John Limon

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr Shively bc we did tons of water activities that made me confident in my skills

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Surfing with friends and line dancing

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A:A mango because they taste the best

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Zach Van Gemert

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: The Terry’s because of their sick pit vipers

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy

A: Road trips in the mountains, music that hits my core being, and admiring my friends and family!

Q: If you could be any fruit or vegetable what would you be?

A: A peach! Since I’m peachy keen to start JGs

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Hannah Taylor

C Group Instructor

Q: Favorite Instructor and why?

A: Mr. Taylor because he’s my brother!

Q: Someone or something that makes you happy