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Joey Cecutti - Joey has been teaching water skiing professionally since 2014, and has a history of success running a multiple boat water ski program at Hockey Opportunity Camp. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Laurentian University. As a former Facility Pool Operator at Gatchell Pool and a current first aid instructor, Joey has received awards for his excellence in swim instruction from the Greater City of Sudbury. Before teaching skiing, Joey spent many years teaching sailing and tae kwon do at Hockey Opportunity Camp and the Chelmsford Tae Kwon Do Academy.

Head Instructors

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PJ Nykilchuk - PJ is Graduate of the Adventure Leadership program at Laurentian University Peter has been a key asset to our Team. His immense knowledge of adventure guidance and safety has helped to create a stronger program at Water Ski North. During the winter, and a few weeks in the summer, PJ works as a Hockey instructor in local programs held at countryside arena. PJ's experience from multiple canoe trips before and during his university career make him a very important member of our team.

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Lindon Shanks - Lindon is a staple skier in the Long Lake community, Lindon has offered his help volunteering to teach and drive young skiers since before he became a professional water ski instructor. Lindon has also worked as a NOHA referee creating a solid foundation for dealing with difficult situations and maintaining his cool. He has volunteered with the Sudbury Rockhounds lacrosse league as a coach. An active snowboader, snowmobiler, and wake boarder Lindon is an amazing influence on the youth at Water Ski North.  


Dean Cecutti -  Dino is an expert slalom skier and a professional engineer, Dean (or Dino) brings expertise in boat set up and maintenance as a graduate of Guelph Universities mechanical engineering program. As well as teaching water skiing Dino has a history of instructing and coaching hockey during winter months of the year. An avid canoe tripper and hiker Dino is an excellent role model for youth students at Water Ski North. Dino also enjoys studying and teaching Jiu Jit Su at Sudbury BJJ Academy. 

***All instructors at Water ski North have completed the Canadian Water Ski Instructors Foundations Course, as well as hold a current first aid CPR-C certification and a valid boaters license.

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