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From the Desk of Joey

By Melissa Fadler - September 21, 2021

By Courtney Clay, AOAP Board Member (and Joey LaNeve) At the AOAP conference in Dallas-Fort Worth in 2019, I gave a presentation on motivating the unmotivated. It was my first…

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Watershape University Endorses the Model Aquatic Health Code

By Juliene Hefter - November 23, 2021

Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) Announces New Endorsement In Support of CDC’s the MAHC MARICOPA, ARIZ. – The Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) is…

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Joint announcement from the Association of Aquatic Professionals and the National Drowning Prevention Alliance

By Juliene Hefter - November 17, 2021

The Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) and the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) are excited to announce the co-location of their flagship conferences in 2023 and 2024. The annual Association…

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Our Aquatics Family

By Juliene Hefter - November 5, 2021

By Cory Hilderbrand, AOAP President and Community Services Manager, Irvine, California Growing up, many of us were taught the only thing that matters is family. It’s our support system made…

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Competitor Extends Partnership with NCAA

By Juliene Hefter - November 4, 2021

November 2, 2021 Contact: Kristen Linehan Omli | klinehanomli@competitorswim.com Competitor Extends Partnership with NCAA Columbus, Ohio — Competitor® is proud to announce that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA®) has extended…

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Bob Bradley receives the Kelly Ogle Memorial Safety Award

By Juliene Hefter - November 2, 2021

Bob Bradley, Aquatic Consulting & Educational Services, LLC – Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Congratulations to Bob Bradley, who will be teaching the Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Course at the 2022…

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Evaporating Dollars?

By Juliene Hefter - October 20, 2021

We’ve Got You Covered! Water evaporation is a major culprit contributing to a swimming pool’s high energy costs.  According to the U.S. Department of Energy, “Swimming pools lose energy in…

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Congratulations to the New or Returning In-coming AOAP Board of Directors Team Members!

By Juliene Hefter - September 30, 2021

The following individuals will be joining the AOAP Board of Directors Team as of February 2022! Courtney Clay Courtney Clay is the Aquatics Supervisor for the City of Mesa Parks…

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TOTAL AQUATIC PROGRAMMING, LLC., PARTNERS WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF AQUATICS PROFESSIONALS

By Juliene Hefter - September 24, 2021

TOTAL AQUATIC PROGRAMMING, LLC., PARTNERS WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF AQUATICS PROFESSIONALS Offering Spring Regional Build a Pool (BAP) – February 5-6, 2022 prior to the AOAP’s Annual Conference & Exposition…

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Association of Aquatic Professionals, Watershape University and Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code Partner to Offer Education at the AOAP Annual Conference

By Juliene Hefter - August 17, 2021

MAHC Tracts Now Available at AOAP 2022 Annual Conference & Exposition Watershape University and the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) are excited to announce their partnership with…

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