Total Aquatic Management

Truth, Justice and the Aquatic Way

Total guard. Smarter, Faster, Stronger.






TOTAL stands for Teamwork Oriented Training for Advanced Lifeguards. Improve your operational safety and staff training methods by participating in our TOTAL Guard advanced lifeguard training program. Over the past 10 years more than 5,000 Lifeguards from over 100 agencies across the Western United States have participated in this performance based training program. Thought provoking lecture, that covers the latest findings in aquatic research and methodologies, are coupled with hands-on activities to improve participant abilities in our core focus areas that include; duty, teamwork, problem solving, decision making, conditioning, communication, professionalism, and patron surveillance. Come find out why TOTAL Guard has become the standard by which aquatic training is measured throughout the industry.



TOTAL Supervisor Leadership Training


Total Aquatic Management is proud to release our newest course “TOTAL SLT”. This course was developed for anyone that has a role in the management and delivery of aquatic facilities and programs. This course is the next logical step for aquatic professional development picking up where our TOTAL Guard course leaves off. The curriculum for this program includes essential aquatic management topics including; setting performance expectations, supervising peers and others, creating staff unity, risk management and inspection principles, operational best practices, staff development, emergency management and a no nonsense approach to customer services. If you want to create sensational supervisors, that can operate effective programs and safe facilities then give TOTAL SLT a try.


Facility, Staff and Operations Auditing


Need an independent opinion regarding the state of your aquatic facilities, staff and operations? Total Aquatic Management can review your operational materials, facility management practices and staff effectiveness. Unlike many programs that offer these services, we believe you will appreciate our “coaching” approach to solving your challenges and improving your level of safety and service.



Drowing investigation and Expert Witness Services




Custom Staff Training



The Total Aquatic Management team is well rounded and can customize a training program for your specific facility. From front line services, to marketing, to customer service, let us help you train your staff to ulitmately increase you bottom line.