Meet the team that knows the Right Reaction®!  Right Reaction® staff has more than 40 combined years of experience in first aid and water safety training.


Brad is the founder and owner of Right Reaction® First Aid & Water Safety Training.  He started in first aid as a lifeguard and swimming instructor for the City of Hamilton.  Right Reaction became a full-time business in February 2006.  Brad graduated with honours from the school of Broadcast Journalism at Mohawk College.  He worked for AM900 CHML as a news writer and for Y108 and Energy Radio as part of the marketing and promotions team.  Brad has also worked in the sports apparel business as a division manager, operating the Ticats retail stores, online store and stadium merchandise.

Brad was awaded Red Cross Training Partner of the Year as top Instructor Trainer and a Forty Under 40 business achievement award for Right Reaction.

Instructor - Swim Instructor

Jenna was one of the first swimmers to take lessons with Right Reaction and has been swimming since a very young age.  She worked her way through the Red Cross Swim levels to the advanced lifesaving levels and completed the Red Cross Swim Instructor courses in 2016.  Jenna also apprenticed with Brad's swim lessons for the last 3 years - to learn more about teaching swimming and get some practice teaching.  She will be attending university this fall with a focus on science.

Instructor - Swim Instructor

Sarah has been swimming since she was little and is now in her second year as a Right Reaction Swim Instructor.  She completed the Red Cross Swim Instructor course in 2015.  Sarah will be returning to university for her 3rd year this Fall.


Instructor - Swim Instructor

Ethan is in his first year as a Right Reaction Swim Instructor. 
He has taken swim lessons for years and worked his way up to being a lifeguard and swim instructor.  He will be starting university this Fall.


- First Aid | CPR/AED | First Responder | EMR | Oxygen

Nicole has been a First Aid Instructor for 5 years and a First Responder & EMR instructor for over 2 years.  She makes the scenarios in our First Responder and EMR courses much more interesting by adding victim simulation make-up and wounds to the 'patients.'


Administration / Marketing / Right Hand

Nicole is invaluable to Right Reaction.  She assists Brad with a variety of projects, adminstrative paperwork and organizational responsibilities.

Co-founder of Right Reaction

Julie is a former first aid and swim instructor and the co-founder of Right Reaction. She has moved into a new job and is a mom to 2 beautiful girls.