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    Growing up, Matt Griffith spent lots of time swimming, water skiing, kayaking and white- water rafting

  • Carrie Haupert-Fullerton

    Carrie Haupert-Fullerton had some big shoes to fill when she got a job working at the front desk of her local pool, and helping with special events

  • Tara Eggleston

    Leading by example, Tara Eggleston is on her way to becoming a key player in efforts to reduce drownings and improve water safety among minority communities

  • Jackie Gonzalez

    You might say Jackie Gonzalez is living proof of the idea that “it takes a village

  • Manuel Gonzalez

    As a teen, Manuel Gonzalez worked as a lifeguard, and the job helped pay for a private high school, and a college education at Princeton University

  • Doug Cook

    As a teenage lifeguard and competitive swimmer, Doug Cook never thought much about a career in pools

  • Peter Davis

    Teacher, artist, volunteer, lifesaver … at one time or another, Peter Davis, chief of the Galveston Island Beach Patrol, has been all of these.

  • Kevin Dessart

    As owners of the Colorado Springs Swim School, Kevin Dessart and his wife Tina are setting an example in the industry, demonstrating that adopting a business-minded approach can make pool operation financially sustainable

  • Kim Burgess

    Speaking with Kim Burgess about drowning prevention, you’d think the thousands of children who die in the water each year were her own

  • Justin Caron

    As a student at Auburn University, Justin Caron was a six-time All-American