Junior Lifeguard Instructors are committed to making the day down on the beach safe and enjoyable! All of our instructors are California State Beach Lifeguards and some of them were State Junior Guards themselves.

Dan Newberry

Junior LIfeguard Coordinator

Dan has been involved in the JG program since 2008. When not hanging out with JGs, Dan is also coaching water polo for the Saddleback Gauchos.

Audrey Thellman

Audrey has been working as a JG Instructor since 2013, but started out as a JG in 2007. In the off-season, Audrey is pursuing a PhD in Biology at Duke University.