South Jersey Driving School, Inc., is a full-service driving school based in Moorestown, NJ in Burlington County. We started in 1983 with one car, and after all these years, South Jersey Driving School is still working with students preparing them to be safe, responsible drivers. We’re even teaching the children of our former students!

Owned and operated by MaryBeth and Tony Caracci, South Jersey Driving School can accommodate all of your driver training and NJ driver education needs. Whether you’re a teenager or senior citizen, 16 or 80 years old, South Jersey Driving School will get you where you need to go!

South Jersey Driving School is also a proud member of the Driving School Association of The Americas and the Driving School Association of New Jersey.

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MEET THE TEAM

Team Overview

South Jersey Driving School is proud to be a family-owned business that continues to provide quality driver education since 1983. South Jersey Driving School has taught more than 100,000 students in their over three decades in business. The school is still owned and operated by its passionate and dedicated founders, MaryBeth and Tony Caracci.

Here’s a little bit about the South Jersey Driving School team of expert driving instructors:

Tom McGrail
Tom-McGrail

Driving Instructor

Tom McGrail, of Sicklerville, NJ, formerly owned a driving school and has been a long-time friend of South Jersey Driving School. His love of people has kept him working as a part-time driving instructor for many years as he continues his full-time job as a mechanic with the Philadelphia Inquirer. Anyone who learns from Tom will benefit from his experience and friendly style. He’s a down-to-earth person who enjoys working with teens. Tom is married to Debbie and they have a grown son and daughter.

Mike Celano
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Driving Instructor

Mike Celano has been a driving instructor for many years, starting out at a school in Central, NJ. He has now been a long-time driving instructor with South Jersey Driving School, bringing a lot of experience to the students he teaches. He also works overnights at UPS as a supervisor for the preload shift. Mike enjoys going to the gym and is an avid runner with South Jersey Running Club “Run856”. Mike also enjoys watching football (He’s a big Dallas Cowboys fan, but we won’t hold that against him.) Mike and his wife, Kim, reside in Sicklerville.

George Cecala
George-Celaca

Driving Instructor

George Cecala, of Moorestown, NJ, is a popular member of the South Jersey Driving School team.  George has driving experience as the official driver for the president of the State Bar Association of New Jersey.

George enjoys teaching the students of South Jersey Driving School the proper and safe techniques to become a NJ licensed driver.  We’re very fortunate to have George as a member of the South Jersey Driving School staff!

Sean Kennedy
Mark Williams

Driving Instructor

Sean Kennedy, of Delran, NJ, is a part-time driving instructor for South Jersey Driving School.

Sean is a graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School, works full-time as the Recreation Director for Mt. Holly Township and is also a Realtor at Keller Williams Realty and Jersey Living.

Sean and his wife Niki are the proud parents of four children: Juliana, Caden, Joseph and Sean.

Matthew Davis
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Driving Instructor

Matthew Davis, of Riverside, NJ, is a part-time driving instructor with South Jersey Driving School.  Matt graduated from Holy Cross High School (GO LANCERS!) and Montclair State University.  Matt is a physical education teacher and health instructor.  In his free time he enjoys the beach and playing sports.  Matt is passionate about educating teenagers in his teaching and driving instruction roles, and you can tell…just ask any of his former students!

Kete Counard
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Driving Instructor

Kete Counard, of Marlton, is one of our part-time driving instructors. When he is not teaching students how to drive, Kete works as a health, physical education, and driver’s ed. teacher in the Lenape School District. He’s also an assistant varsity baseball coach at Lenape HS.

Kete is a graduate of Rowan University. He has one son who is married with 3 children. Besides enjoying time with his family, Kete enjoys sports and outdoor activities such as golf, camping and fishing.

Christian Torino
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Driving Instructor

Christian Torino, of Delanco, is one of our part-time driving instructors. He is a graduate of Hunterdon Central High School and Kean University where he played football and lacrosse.

Chris is a physical education and health teacher and athletic coordinator at Foundation Academy Charter School in Trenton. In his full time job as a teacher, Chris is passionate that all his students secure the academic knowledge and skills to prepare them for college and to instill in them the core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. Chris will bring this same approach during his driving instruction to insure all his students have the skills and knowledge to be complete drivers.

He and his wife, Nina, have a young son and two dogs, Budha and Reese. In his free time Chris enjoys the beach, and coaching.

Anthony Nocito
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Driving Instructor

Anthony Nocito, of Delran, is a part time driving instructor for South Jersey Driving School. A graduate of Delran High School, Anthony has his bachelor’s degree from Washburn University in Kansas. Anthony works full time as a Correctional Officer for the Burlington County Department of Corrections. As a former high school basketball coach, Anthony has experience working with high school students and enjoys helping them achieve their goals, especially now when it comes to learning how to drive! Anthony is married to Jill Nocito and they are the happy parents of a young, son, Luca.

Kiki Shontz
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Administrative Assistant

Kiki Shontz, of Delran, is our part-time administrative assistant at the Moorestown office. She brings to the job experience in customer service having worked extensively in the retail industry and various positions at Holy Cross Academy. In addition, she currently works as a suite attendant at the Eagles games. Kiki is married to her husband, Scott, and has three children; daughter Brianna, who is working as an Occupational Therapist after graduating from Ithaca College; Zachary, a student at the University of South Carolina; and Jaden, a student at Holy Cross Preparatory Academy, who plans to attend Auburn University.

Larry Vogelman
Larry-Vogelman

Licensed Agent

Larry Vogelman, of Delanco, NJ, is a South Jersey Driving School agent. He assists in the day to day operations between South Jersey Driving School and the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission.

Larry is a retired accounting manager from Conrail. Larry is a dedicated Holy Cross High School sports fan, where he volunteers his time with the football team.

South Jersey Driving School is lucky to have Larry as part of the team!

Larry is married and a proud father of three grown children and five grandchildren.

Joe Fuhs
Joe-Fuhs

Licensed Agent

Joe Fuhs, of Delanco, NJ, is a licensed agent with South Jersey Diving School.  Joe takes students to their NJ Road Test and sees it as “an important and exciting day for the kids!”

Joe is married to Lynn and is proud of his two children, four grandchildren and two step grand twins!  Joe is retired after a 45 year long career, and when not working with us, enjoys fishing, spending time with his family and watching basketball.

Joe also coached basketball and baseball for the Delanco Youth Association for 10 years.

Bill Jackamonis
Bill-Jackamonis

Licensed Agent

Bill Jackamonis, of Delran, is a part-time driving instructor with South Jersey Driving School. Bill is responsible for taking our students to their Road Test appointments. As a licensed agent, Bill also makes trips to the Motor Vehicle Commission to purchase and validate our student’s permits.

Bill is retired from Fed Ex and most recently managed the Motor Vehicle Commission office in Mount Holly where he worked for nine years. Bill is also a NJSIAA certified referee for basketball and football.

He is married to his wife Jackie, who works for the Riverside Board of Education, and the father of two grown children, both of whom are teachers, and a proud grandfather.

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