Meet The Cliffs Watersports Team

Your Adventure Awaits

Our Outdoor Pursuits team members are ready to take you on a private kayak tour, paddle board around the lake, or a dive in the water to learn how to wakeboard.. Rent one of our watercrafts and explore Lake Keowee with your family. Whatever your aquatic desire, we can help plan your perfect day on the lake!


James is back for his second season with us here at The Cliffs as a watersports instructor. Two years ago James moved to the area from upstate New York, now he is a Junior at Clemson University studying Criminal Justice and is a member of their water ski team. He brings 16 years of boating and watersports experience back to our team this Summer. Whether it’s Summer time or Winter time you’ll find him out on the water enjoying all it has to offer!


From: Fishkill, NY 

Lives in: Seneca, SC

Favorite Watersport: Slalom skiing

Watersports Experience: 16 years 

Free Time: Hockey and Fishing




It is Bailey’s second season with us and she brings back lots of energy, fun and experience with her. Originally from Columbia, SC and a graduate from Clemson University with a degree in biological sciences. Bailey used to be a professional wakeboarder and still loves to spend her free time on the water. Book a lesson with her today!


From: Columbia, SC

Lives in: Seneca, SC

Favorite Watersports: Wakeboarding and wakesurfing

Watersports Experience: 19 years

Free time: Watersports and Hiking




Zach joins our team this year as an avid waterman. Being born and raised in the area, he grew up on the lake. Zach is a double major at Southern Wesleyan University studying marketing and communications and will be a junior this coming school year. Join him for a lesson and he’ll get you up and riding in no time!


From: Central, SC

Lives in: Clemson, SC

Favorite watersport: Wakesurfing

Watersports Experience: 2 years

Free time: Photography and Basketball




It is Jack’s first year with us as a watersports instructor bringing with him 10+ years of watersports experience. He is studying civil engineering and is in his Junior year at Clemson University. Jack grew up waterskiing with his family in Illinois and now competes with the Clemson waterski team.


From: Lake Zurich, IL

Lives in: Seneca, SC

Favorite Watersports: Skiing

Watersports Experience: 10 years

Free Time: Snow Skiing and Reading




Born and raised in Six Mile, SC, Grayson grew up in the watersports world. It is his first summer with us at The Cliffs and he brings watersports expertise with him. Grayson just graduated from Daniel High School and will be attending Clemson University in the Fall to study computer engineering.


From: Six Mile, SC

Lives in: Six Mile, SC

Favorite Watersports: Wakeboarding

Watersports Experience: 12 years

Free Time: Watch baseball and go out on the lake with friends




Kyle joins the team after moving to the area this year from the Northeast. He currently attends the University of Tennessee as a sophomore while studying agriculture business. Kyle is a watersports natural and is bound to get you up and riding in no time!


From: Chads Ford, PA

Lives in: Central, SC

Favorite Watersports: Wakesurfing

Watersports Experience: 2 years

Free Time: Workout and Playing Guitar




To learn more about our program and boat rentals, click HERE.

A Luxury Lake Living Experience at The Cliffs

At The Cliffs, our lake experience offers more than just a way to enjoy time on the water, it offers a complete lifestyle that allows you to enjoy the best of luxury living. With fine-dining options, world-class golf experiences, and private social clubs for every interest –– you can enjoy your favorite activities, surrounded by the best waterfront views Lake Keowee has to offer!

Whether you are looking for a vacation property along the sandy shores of Lake Keowee, or want to relocate and enjoy lake living each and every day, we invite you to discover generous homesites and luxury turn-key homes available at each of our Lake Communities. If you would like to request additional information or schedule a visit to our community, feel free to reach out to our team directly


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