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  • In Memoriam: Three Aquatics Coaches Pass Away

    Olympic swimmer/coach Jack Nelson, former UC Berkeley coach Karl Mohr, and Ferrum College coach Tom Calomeris all passed away in early November.

  • Best of Aquatics 2014: Targeted Programming

    This Aquatic Center staff noticed adults sitting on the sidelines, and taught them to swim for free

  • Here Comes MAHC

    Why are we seeing federal aquatic codes from the CDC?

  • Jill White

    An alum of Ellis & Associates, Jill White has made her own name in the water safety field with Starfish Aquatics Institute, the Savannah, Ga.-based firm she founded with husband Robbin White in 1999.

  • Blackout Victims

    It was just supposed to be some fun and exercise the afternoon that Drew Brislen, 40, went out free diving in the Pacific Ocean off Picnic Beach, which is part of Laguna Beach, Calif.

  • Swimmer’s Ear Costs Half a Billion

    Swimmer’s ear costs nearly $500 million in annual health care costs and accounts for close to 2.4 million in doctor visits annually, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

  • Lee Tate

    Lee Tate may have retired from his job as an environmental engineer for the state of Georgia, but he’s not relaxing in a rocking chair or hitting the golf course just yet

  • Carl Nylander

    Since his days as an age group swimmer in Atlanta, aquatics has become more than a sport for Carl Nylander

  • VGB, RWIs Among Top Concerns at Aquatic Health Conferences

    Aquatic health professionals gathered last fall in Atlanta for the third annual National Swimming Pool Environmental Health Leaders Meeting and sixth annual World Aquatic Health Conference, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation

  • CDC Reports on Chemical Injuries

    In a recent Morbidity and Mortality report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found preventable injuries resulting from swimming pool chemicals cause as many as 5,200 emergency room visits every year.