Friday, February 23, 2024

New Optimist Member Ryan Wamhoff

(L-R) – Paul Lull, President (Optimist Club of Coronado), Ryan Wamhoff (new Optimist member), Bill Parry (Board Member) and Mark Blumenthal (Past President of the Optimist Club of Coronado).

On January 19, 2023 the Optimist Club of Coronado inducted Ryan Wamhoff to their club. Ryan resides in Coronado and looks forward to volunteering his time and efforts to Support the Youth of Coronado.

Ryan owns The SeaSide Ryde (surf lesson business) and is a realtor for The Ken Pecus Group in Coronado. He graduated from Coronado High School and then obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree from San Francisco State in Psychology. Ryan has previously worked as an assistant teacher in the Coronado school system working with special needs children.

(L-R) Ryan Wamhoff and Paul Lull. Ryan gets ready to teach his first fellow Optimist how to surf. Off they go in his Ford Econo 1965 surf van to catch a wave.

The Optimist Club of Coronado “Supports the Youth of Coronado” though it’s Foundation.

If you are interested in joining the Optimist Club of Coronado, please visit our website at:

Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself:

  1. To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
  2. To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
  3. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
  4. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
  5. To think only the best, to work only for the best and to expect only the best.
  6. To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
  7. To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
  8. To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
  9. To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
  10. To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is happy to call Coronado home and to have raised her children here. In her free time she enjoys reading, exercising, trying new restaurants, and just walking her dog around the "island." Have news to share? Send tips or story ideas to: [email protected]

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