1.Long Beach 47 Points
2.Smith Point 46 Points
3.Fire Island 41 Points
4.East Hampton 35.5 Points
5.Jones Beach 29 Points
6.West Hampton 27 Points
JOSEPH W. DOOLEY
SMITH POINT COUNTY PARK
Monday, July 28, 2014
Starting Time: 10:00 AM
Joseph W. Dooley
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Corporal Christopher Kelly, USMC
Corporal Justin Bales, USMC
Martin Viera, A1C USAF
Lt. Sean Boughal USAF 103 Para Rescue
Lt. Col. James McAllister, Jr. Army Special Forces Airborne
Joseph Cussimano, WWII Infantry
Jack Vivonetto, SEAL
Joseph Pluhowski, SEAL
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Joseph W. Dooley, Sr.
Chief Lifeguard for Suffolk County Department of Parks
Joseph W. Dooley was involved in lifeguarding for fifty years. He started as a lifeguard at Long Beach, New York and then moved east to Suffolk County Department of Parks as an ocean lifeguard and assistant chief under the direction of chief lifeguard Richard Bell. He worked at Smith Point from July 8, 1959 until the date of his passing in 1999. Mr. Dooley was the chief administrator of the Suffolk County Civil Service Lifeguard testing program, a Red Cross Instructor trainer in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation for the professional rescuer, and the American Red Cross lifeguarding courses. He was responsible for organizing and running the officiating for the Suffolk County Water Safety Carnival in Brookhaven, the 1965 and 66 National Lifeguard Tournament at Montauk, which was featured on Wide World of Sports, the Aimee Orenstein Tournament at Long Beach, the USLA National Lifeguard Tournament at Long Beach, and Suffolk County’s Long Island Championships held at Smith Point County Park.
Smith Point County Park Lifeguard Corps
Joseph W. Dooley
Long Island Ocean Lifeguard Championship
Smith Point County Park, Fire Island
Monday, July 28, 2014
Captain’s Meeting: 9:00 AM
Starting Time: 10:00 AM
Honorary Chairpeople:Steven Bellone, Suffolk County Executive
Gregory Dawson, Commissioner of Parks
Chief of Lifeguards:Robert Kolar
Assistant Chief: Kevin Kolar
Meet Directors:Keith Kolar Christopher Hoagland
Referee: John Ryan, Sr., Chief, East Hampton Lifeguards (ret.)
Starter: James McAllister, Captain, North Shore State Parks (ret.)
Marshal: Ronald Harris, Assistant Aquatics Director, New York State Parks (ret.)
Marshal: Robert Donnelly, Ocean Captain, New York State Parks (ret.)
Sergeant at Arms:Patrick O’Farrell, Chief Deputy, Suff. County Sheriff’s Dept. (ret.)
Clerk of the Course:Drew Dunleavy, Chief, Saltaire (ret.)
Aquatic Turn Judge:Reggie Jones, Jr. Assistant Chief, Town of Hempstead
First Place Judge:Joseph W. Dooley, Jr., Ocean Captain, Suffolk County (ret.)
Second Place Judge:Peter Fountaine, Captain, Nassau County (ret.)
Third Place Judge:John Ryan, Jr., Chief East Hampton
Fourth Place Judge:Mark Heingartner, U.S.L.A National Champion
Fifth Place Judge:Charlie Lydecker, Ocean Captain, Suffolk County (ret.)
Sixth Place Judge: Peter Leis, Assistant Chief, Town of Islip, (ret.)
Seventh Place Judge:Michael LaBua, Ocean Captain, Suffolk County (ret.)
Eighth Place Judge:Robert Lambert, East Hampton
Ninth Place Judge:Robert Lenti, Ocean Captain, New York State Parks (ret.)
Tenth Place Judge:Michael Diveris, Westhampton (ret.)
Public Relations Coordinator:Emily Lauri, Suffolk County
Paul BrodmerkelOcean Captain, Town of Babylon (ret.)
Gordon CarberryBeach Manager, Village of East Hampton (ret.)
Richard CestaroBeach Manger, Town of Islip (ret.)
Thomas CullenCaptain, Smith Point (ret.)
Drew DunleavyChief, Saltaire, Fire Island (ret.)
Peter FountaineCaptain, Nassau County (ret.)
William FoleyChief, Town of Brookhaven
Steven GrayCaptain Town of Islip (ret.)
Mark HeingartnerU.S.L.A National Champion
Chuck JonesChief, Saltaire, Fire Island (ret.)
Stephen KohutChief of Lifeguards, City of Long Beach (ret.)
Carl MartinezLifeguard Director, Gateway National Park
Mathias MoneCaptain, Smith Point (ret.)
John Ryan, Jr. Ocean Chief, Town of East Hampton
Joseph ScaliseLifeguard Director, New York State Parks
Frank LeporeChief, Town of Islip
Diana PriceAmerican Red Cross Long Island Aquatics Specialist
Peter SteinCity-wide Lifeguard Coordinator, City of New York
Edward WaltersTown of Southampton Lifeguards, Training Officer
Appreciation: Park Personnel
Gregory DawsonCommissioner of Parks
Jim Barr Superintendent of Parks
Tony TrottaSuperintendent of Parks
Mike GreavesPark Supervisor
MaryLou VarneyPark Supervisor
Mike SheppardLieutenant, Suffolk County Park Police
Kathy PfeilHead of Emergency Medical Technicians, Suffolk County Parks
Garrett ThibodeauTournament Announcer
John RandolphDirector of Communications, Suffolk County (ret.)
Joseph MahoneyField Coordinator, Telecommunications, Suffolk County (ret.)
Description and Order of Events
1.Brown and Brown Insurance’s Long Distance Swim
Consists of an approximately 500 meter individual swim. A maximum of three (3) entrants per team can compete and all count toward team event score. Swimmers start from the beach and swim approximately 250 meters from shore and return to the coastline. The race will conclude with a 20 meter run across a designated finish line.
2.Beach Hut’s 2K Run
A maximum of three (3) entrants per team can compete and all count toward team event score. Runners will race one mile down the beach to a flag about which they turn clockwise and proceed back to the starting point where they will finish. The Start/Finish and turn around the flag are located in the soft sand.
3.Global Surf Industries’ Double Yoke (Three guard rescue)
Two rescuers, one beach control, and one victim make up a team. Victim will be placed approximately 100 meters from shore, adjacent to a marker buoy. The rescuers will swim to the victim with a standard floatation device and line. They will proceed to secure the victim in a triangular hookup (each rescuer must be in contact with the victim and the rescue line) and then the rescuers and victim will be pulled to shore by the beach control. All competitors must cross the plane of the finish line simultaneously, carrying the victim. No pre-made loops for facilitating the pull are allowed.
4.Extreme’s Rescueboard Relay
There are four competitors per relay team. Each competitor will paddle approximately 100 meters out to their appropriate buoy, turn clockwise around the buoy, and return to shore. Competitors must exchange rescueboards behind a designated starting line and round their flag on the beach in a clockwise direction.
5.Religion Surf and Skate’s Land Line Rescue
Two beach controls, one swimmer, and one victim per rescue team. Victim will be placed at a marker buoy approximately 100 meters from shore. The swimmer will swim a rescue line from a land start to the victim. The rescuer must then secure the victim and maintain control of the victim during the entire pull by the beach control. The rules and structure of this event’s finish are identical to those described in the three-man rescue.
6.Cross Fit Long Island’s 4 X 100 Soft Sand Relay
Four competitors will run a shuttle relay 100 meters straight down the beach where they will hand off a baton to the next runner. The handoff of the baton will start the next runner. All competitors must stay in assigned lanes.
7.Charlie Lydecker and Family’s Run – Swim – Run Relay
There are four competitors per relay team. Each will follow a course consisting of approximately 200-meter run, a 150-meter swim, and a 200-meter run back to the starting area. A hand touch will start the next relay member.
8.Handy Pantry’s Beach Flags
A maximum of three entrants per team can compete. USLA rules apply. The event will consist of three preliminary heats and one final heat. The three victorious competitors from each of the preliminary heats will advance to the final. All three will count toward team score.
All rescue equipment must be standard ocean rescue apparatus regularly used in connection with ocean lifesaving. The individual team must supply all equipment. Rescue boards may not be longer than the USLA specifications mandated for competition.
General Rules of Competition
•Prior to each event, the judge(s) will explain the rules to all competitors.
•The judge(s) retain the right to disallow the use of any equipment which they feel will place other teams at extreme disadvantages.
•All finishes will be decided when the plane of the finish line is broken.
•Each team is composed of twelve (12) members including victims.
•All competitors must wear caps for safety and identification.
Tournament Results 1990 – 2013
2013 Long Beach 2004 Rehoboth
2012 Smith Point 2003 Smith Point
2011 Smith Point 2002 Smith Point
2010 Rehoboth 1995 Jones Beach
2009 Rehoboth 1994 Smith Point
2008 Smith Point 1993 Smith Point
2007 Smith Point 1992 Smith Point
2006 Rehoboth 1991 Smith Point
2005 Smith Point 1990 Smith Point
New York State Lifeguard of the Year
1993 – Joseph W. Dooley, Sr.2004 – Reggie Jones, Sr./ Reggie Jones, Jr.
1994 – Joseph A. Scalise2005 – Tom Daly
1995 – John Ryan, Sr.2006 – Robert Burkley
1996 – Robert Lenti2007 – John Ryan, Jr.
1997 – Stephen J. Kohut2008 – Richard Cestaro
1998 – Timothy L. Delaney, Esq.2009 – Robert Kolar
1999 – Carl Martinez2010 – Dylan Wallace
2000 – James McAllister2011 – Andrew Dunleavy
2001 – Ronald Harris2012 – Frank Lepore
2002 – James G. Dooley 2013 – Kevin Kolar/ Douglas Simonton
2003 – Michael Diveris2014 – Robert Lambert
BEACH SAFETY TIPS
1.Swim only in guarded area.
2.DO NOT dive into shallow water.
3.No ball playing or Frisbees on shore line.
4.NEVER swim alone.
5.Children should always swim with adult supervision.
6.Check with lifeguard on beach and surf conditions.
7.If you hear a whistle, look to see if the lifeguard is signaling to you.
8.Avoid digging deep holes that can be hazardous to others.
9.Never sit or dig in front of the lifeguard towers.
10.No glass containers are permitted on the beach.
11.No alcoholic beverages are permitted on the beach.
12.NEVER fake calls for HELP. However, do not be embarrassed to call for help.
13.If you need help, do not panic. If you are unable to swim back to shore, call or wave for help. The lifeguards are well trained in water and beach safety. Respect their experience and judgment and never interfere with their work.
For current information on Beach Safety go to:
Enjoy your Suffolk County Beaches and
Have a Safe Summer.
National USLA Tournament Results
2013Manhattan Beach, California
Smith Point, New York433.12
Destin, Florida 207.87
Fort Lauderdale, Florida199.75
2012 Cape May, New Jersey
Smith Point, New York270.00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida109.50
Boca Raton, Florida 71.75
2011Cape May, New Jersey
Smith Point, New York153.25 points
Destin, Florida 124.00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 75.50
2010Huntington Beach, California
Aloha Surf, Hawaii 215.25 points
Smith Point, New York193.25
Destin, Florida 121.00
2009Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida261.50 points
Smith Point, New York225.25
Boca Raton, Florida 92.25
2008Manhattan Beach, California
Smith Point, New York 200.00 points
Aloha Surf, Hawaii 127.00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 99.75
2007Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Smith Point, New York 157 points
Aloha Surf, Hawaii 135.00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida108.50
2006Huntington Beach, California
Smith Point, New York 140.50 points
Boca Raton, Florida 130.00
Aloha Surf, Hawaii 100.50
2005Virginia Beach, Virginia
Smith Point, New York 143.00 points
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 113.75
Boca Raton, Florida 103.25
2004Daytona Beach, Florida
Palm Beach County 82.8 points
Boca Raton, Florida 80.50
Smith Point, New York 68.37
2003Cape May, New Jersey
Boca Raton, Florida 92.75 points
Smith Point, New York 87.75
Del Ray, Florida 69.50
2002San Diego, California
Boca Raton, Florida 95.5 points
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Del Ray Beach, Florida 90.25 points
Hollywood, Florida 85.50
Smith Point, New York 66.00
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