D.J. Simonton started his ocean lifeguard career in 1989 at Smith Point Park, under the Legendary Joseph W. Dooley. During his tenure, as a Senior Lifeguard, Mr. Simonton maintained the outstanding record of “0” drownings. DJ as one of the country’s top beach flaggers and a sprinter has led the Smith Point team to numerous Local, Regional and 7 National Titles.
All-American Collegiate Wrestler
1994 National Champion 4 x 100
8 Time National Beach Flag Age Champion
Elite Competitor for over 24 years
“Zero” Drownings during his 24 year tenure!