Eric joined our Leadership Team at Aquatic Management of Indianapolis in the fall of 2018. No stranger to aquatics, Eric began his love of swimming pools at an earlier age as a competitive swimmer. His passion and skill took him to the collegiate level where he excelled at Western Kentucky University. Eric obtained his degree in Parks & Recreation Administration and began managing swimming pools in 1998.
Eric has overseen swimming pool operations in Bowling Green, KY and Hilton Head Island, SC as Aquatics Director. Eric was the Head Swim Coach for Bluffton High School for the past 10 years with 8 Regional Championships under his leadership. Eric’s son also shares his father’s love of the water as a competitive swimmer, while Eric’s oldest daughter has begun her first year at Savannah College of Art & Design.
About Our Team
Aquatic Management of Indianapolis provides pool management, lifeguard staffing services and pool maintenance services across greater Indianapolis. We operate in the following areas: Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Fishers, Brownsburg, Frankfort, Anderson, Greenwood and surrounding areas.
Human Resource Manager
Chelsea joined the Aquatic Management of Indianapolis Team in 2020, as Human Resource Manager, after spending three years with our sister company Columbus Pool Management. At the start of her professional and educational career, Chelsea first acquired a taste for the aquatics industry while working at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI. During the five years at Chula Vista Resort as the Waterpark Food and Beverage Manager, the opportunity to become involved in Human Resources arose, which led to interviewing hundreds of students both locally and internationally. While completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, Chelsea solidified her passion in Human Resources while completing a study abroad program and internship in a Human Resource position at Queensland Airports, Ltd. in Queensland, Australia.
Additionally, throughout her collegiate career, Chelsea gained experience managing food and beverage establishments. Chelsea has been ServSafe certified since 2012 and became a ServSafe Instructor in 2018. Chelsea has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotels, Restaurants, and Tourism Management with a minor in Business Administration.
Ryan was born and raised in Huron, Ohio. He attended the University of Akron where he graduated in 2017 with his bachelors degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business. Ryan is certified as a Lifeguard Instructor, Certified Pool Operator and also holds a NSCA certification. Ryan joined the team in March of 2020. He has a fiancé and 2 dogs. In Ryan’s spare time, he likes to play games, spend time with friends and family and golf.
Our Safety Advisors
As part of The Pool Management Group network, our customers and employees receive the expertise of our internationally renowned Safety Advisors, Dr. Tom Griffiths and the team at Aquatic Safety Research Group. Their expertise is instilled throughout our risk reduction techniques and lifeguard training.
Dr. Griffiths was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and is a Paragon Safety Award winner for his water safety efforts. He has been awarded the National Recreation and Park Association Distinguished Aquatic Service Award for a lifetime achievement and designated a European Lifeguard Academy Friend of the Academy for significant contributions to preventive Lifeguarding. Dr. Griffiths has also been named to “Who’s Who in Aquatics- The Top 100”, and “Power 25- Top 25 most powerful aquatics professionals in the World”, by Aquatics International Magazine.
Dr. Griffiths has authored more than 300 papers that have been published in scientific, professional and popular journals. He is an external reviewer for the American Red Cross Swimming and Diving publications.
The Pool Management Group
Our parent company, The Pool Management Group, and the 15 other companies in The Pool Management Group support Aquatic Management of Indianapolis in our operations. In fact, the employees at headquarters don't run any pools directly. Instead, they're solely dedicated to assisting the various locations in our family of companies.