We are pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Camps to the position of Marine Safety - Junior Lifeguard Program Coordinator 1.
Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this important role within the Marine Safety Division. He began his Ocean Lifeguard career in 2007 and promoted to Junior Lifeguard Instructor in 2011 and to Group Leader in 2019. During his tenure as a JG instructor, he has been instrumental in mentoring our community’s youth and demonstrating a passion with regard to educating youth in the ocean environment. Ryan also serves as a full-time special education teacher and head swim coach at Huntington Beach High School. He possesses a BA in Political Science from Washington State University, a single subject teaching credential from CA State University Long Beach, and a Mild/Moderate Special Education Credential from National University. Ryan was also a 7-year participant in the Junior Lifeguard program that culminated in selection to the elite Captain Corps prior to being hired as an Ocean Lifeguard. As a teacher, mentor, and coach, Ryan is committed to the success of our infamous Junior Lifeguard Program and youth in the HB community.
Ryan is engaged to his fiancée Katie and currently resides in Seal Beach. Please join us in congratulating Ryan Camps.