Rich Hensel

Rich Hensel is a strong leader and community minded. Co-Owner Fishlips Waterfront Bar &Grill & Fishlips Jetty Park,15 yrs. Rising Tide tap & table and CNB consulting.  Chairman Cocoa Beach Chamber Commerce 2017 and pass Chairman Chamber of Visitors Bureau, A retired Chief Petty Officer U.S. Coast Guard Reserve at Station Port Canaveral 22 years. Past Owner of HCI/TBI – Automatic Teller Machine Operations for over 21 based Florida casino vessels. Past Captain of several Casino passenger ships located in Port Canaveral.



  • Chairman Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce (2017)
  • Port Canaveral Cove Association
  • Propeller Club
  • Pass Chairman Cocoa Beach Chamber Visitors Bureau (2014,2015)
  • USCG Space Coast Chief’s Association
  • Director Cocoa Beach Thunder on the Beach Super Boats
  • Director Brewmaster’s Invitational Port Canaveral

Instructor – Elena Sexton

Originally from Russia, Elena is a professional dance instructor and co-owner of the Suntree Ballroom. Together with her husband Lance, she shares her love for dance and each other in their dance performances. Elena received her dance training in Russia in International Style. She is certified in American Rhythm as well and continues her performing and teaching in all styles including International Latin. Both Lance and Elena have participated in dance sport competitions as well as charity events.