John Bandaruk is a retired teacher/coach. He taught Biology / Chemistry / Marine Science at San Clemente High School for 35 years. John also coached swimming, water polo, cross country, football, basketball and track. He is now in his third year as a commissioner on the San Clemente Beaches, Parks and Recreation Commission , where he first became associated with Courtney’s Sandcastle as the Commissions liaison the Courtney’s Sandcastle Foundation. John and his wife Rita have lived in the Marblehead area for almost 28 years. His children Brandy and Adam both graduated from San Clemente High school. For fun, John enjoys swimming, body surfing, skiing (former member of the Mammoth Mountain ski patrol 1973-77).