Memberships & Affiliations

  • Special Olympics International – Sport Resource Team, & Technical Advisor, Open Water Swimming International Team
  • United States Lifesaving Association – Professional Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine – Professional Member
  • Upper Township Beach Patrol – Trainer, Swim Instructor
  • United States Swimming – Professional Coach
  • United States Masters Swimming – Professional Coach & Swimmer
  • Ocean City Swim Club – President, Founder & Coach
  • Dolphin Club of San Francisco – Member

Professional

  • Founder and President - Bruckner Chase Ocean Positive, Inc.: A 501c3 company based in NJ, Committed to using ocean endurance adventures and expeditions as vehicles to positively impact how we all feel, think and act towards our oceans
  • Founder and President – Ocean City Swim Club: A New Jersey based open water swim club creating opportunities for all members of the community to discover their own personal connection to the water
  • Technical Consultant on Ocean Sports and Competition - Red Bull Surf + Rescue Technical Director and Co-Creator, DelMo Sports Technical and Safety Advisor
  • Trainer/Coach  & Ocean Lifeguard - Upper Township Beach Patrol
  • Collaborative Partner - NOAA National Weather Service, Ocean and Beach Safety
  • Professional Member Sea Girt Beach Patrol, NJ

Education & Certifications

  • BA, Exercise Science - Rice University
  • Professional Member American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Swim Coaches Association - Professional Member Level 1
  • United States Lifeguard Association - Professional Member
  • ​FEMA ICS-100
  • CPR & First Aid For First Responders
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches - American Red Cross
  • Ocean Lifeguard - South Jersey Chief's Association
  • USA Swimming – Coach
  • US Masters Swimming - Coach

ATHLETE & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Marathon & Open Water Accomplishments:

  • Trans Tahoe Relay (Solo), 12 miles - 2003, 2004
  • Santa Cruz Pier to Pier, 10k - 2003, 2005
  • Length of Lake Tahoe Swim, 22.5 miles - 2005
  • English Channel Attempt (Aborted) - 2006
  • Atlantic City Around the Island Swim, 22.5 miles - 2006
  • Lake George Marathon, 26 miles - 2007
  • Ketchikan, AK Pennock Island Challenge, 8.2 miles - 2007, 2008 {Course Record}
  • Ocean City Island Swim, 19.6 miles - 2007
  • Strathmere Island Swim, 18 miles – 2009
  • Dean Randazzo Paddle for a Cause, 21 miles - 2010
  • Monterey Bay Solo Swim Crossing, 28 miles - 2010
  • Aquarius Solo Swim, Key Largo, FL, 8 miles - 2010
  • Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary "Big Swim," 9 Miles, Aunu'u to Utulei, American Samoa – 2011, 2012
  • UTBP MS 6 Mile Paddleboard Race – 1st Overall 2010, 2011
  • Mid-Atlantic US Lifeguard Championships – 2011, 2012 – Multiple age-group gold medals
  • Barnegate Bay 6 Mile Ocean Craft Races – 1st Overall 2012
  • LPBP Hammer Row 6 Mile Craft Races – 1st Overall 2012
  • US Lifeguard National Championships, 2011 {2 age-group bronze medals}, 2012
  • US Lifeguard National Championships, 2014, Silver & Bronze medals
  • US Lifeguard National Championships, 2015, Silver medal, International Iron Man
  • Paddle for a Cause, 2014,  21.5 Mile Prone Paddle Around Atlantic City - 1st Stock Division
  • Coolangatta Gold Surf Life  Saving Iron Man, Gold Coast, Australia - Finisher, 5th American to compete in the race's 30 year history, 2014, 2015
  • Goudy's Lifeguard Races, 2014, Ventnor, NJ - 5th Overall, 60lb Bag Rescue

Ultradistance & Marathon Running:

  • Mountain Masochist Trail Run, 50+ miles - 1994, 1995, 1997
  • Bull Run Run, 50 miles - 1995
  • Pine Mountain Georgia Trail Run, 46 miles - 1996
  • Vermont Endurance Run, 100 miles – 1998
  • Big M Melbourne Marathon - 1982

Triathlons*:

  • Mightymite Sprint Triathlon, AR (Sprint distance)  - 1984, '85, '86
  • Bud Light Hilton Head National Championships (International distance) - 1985
  • Bud Light Endurance National Championships (Ironman distance) - 1985, '86, '87
  • Memphis in May Triathlon (International distance) - 1985, '86, '87, '88, '89
  • YA Tittle Triathlon (Sprint distance) 1990, '91 (2x Overall winner)
  • Great Floridian Triathlon (Ironman distance) – 1991

*This is just a partial list of events from a career that began in 1984 and included 6 years as a TriFed USA professional


2014
COMPETITION & OCEAN ADVENTURES

  • Coolangatta Gold, Gold Coast, Australia - 5th American in event's 30 year history to complete the iconic surf life saving iron man
  • Paddle for a Cause 21.5 Mile Paddle Around Atlantic City - 1st Prone Stock Division
  • South Jersey Goudy's LIfeguard Races - 5th Overall, Rescue Swim
  • US Lifesaving Association Regional Championships:  Masters Gold:  Run-Swim-Run, Surf Swim
  • US Lifesaving Association NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - Member of National Champion Monmouth County Team, Masters Silver: Surf Swim, Masters Bronze: Run-Swim-Run, Masters 4th:  Ironman, Surfski

2013

COMPETITION & OCEAN ADVENTURES

  • Historic 1st swim around island of Aunu’u, Amerika Samoa
  • Historic 1st paddle from Pago Pago to Fagatele Bay in the National Marine Sanctuary Amerika Samoa
  • US Lifesaving Association Regional Championships:  Masters Gold:  Run-Swim-Run, Surf Swim, Paddleboard, International Iron Man, Masters Silver:  Surfski, Overall Silver:  Taplin Relay​