D.J. Simonton – New York State Lifeguard of the Year

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!

August 26, 2013

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