Aquatics Today

Aquatics Today

Hosted by: Jamal Hill

Finally, a podcast that discusses all things aquatics and rallies the Aquatic Nation! Join 10X National Champion and Toyko 2020 Paralympian Medalist, Jamal Hill as he brings you the best practices, latest trends, and...

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Episode 22 - Growing A Year Round Program

Are you ready to take your program to the next level? Then this is the episode for you! In Episode 22, we'll be discussing the four core areas of building a year-round program. These are relationships with your city...
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Episode 21 - 10 Steps To A Model Lifeguard

Do you have what it takes to be a model lifeguard? In episode 21 of The Aquatics Today Podcast, Jamal Hill reveals the secrets to success in this noble profession. With these ten simple principles, you can become the...
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Episode 20 - Virtual Swim Lessons

Are you a pool manager or swim instructor looking for ways that your swim lesson students can continue their education after they leave your facility? No? Maybe you are a parent looking for a way to teach your kids...
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Episode 19 - Lifesaving Awards To Aim For This Summer!

This summer, set some targets for your team to aim for! There are national and international lifesaving awards presented every year to not only incentivize performance but increase team morale and accountability. In...
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Episode 18 - Managing Effective Meetings

Are you tired of wasting time in ineffective meetings? Do you feel like you're always the one trying to keep things on track while everyone else seems to be chatting and sidetracking? If you're looking for ways to...
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Ep. 17 BONUS - Interview with Juliene Hefter, Executive Director of the Association of Aquatics Professionals

Aquatics Today is excited to feature a special bonus episode with the Executive Director of the Association of Aquatics Professionals, Juliene Hefter. In this episode, Juliene discusses her journey ups and downs in an...
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Episode 17 - Coalition Building

Aquatics professionals, this one is for you! Episode 17 - Coalition Building will teach you not only the importance of but also how to build powerful alliances and coalitions with your aquatic peers to win the global...
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Episode 16 - What Is An Aquatic Partner?

Episode 16 will help you think outside the box and open your eyes to all of the possibilities that are out there. Jamal challenges you to consider what you are missing, and how an aquatics partner can help fill that...
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Episode 15 - Tell Stories That Save Lives

When it comes to saving lives, stories matter. And that's why we're excited to share Podcast 15: Tell Stories That Save Lives. This powerful episode is all about finding the stories from your staff and community that...
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Episode 14 - How To Retain Lifeguards

It can be tough to keep lifeguards around for more than a season or two. They're in high demand and they often get recruited by other organizations with better pay and benefits. But with Episode 13, you'll learn three...
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Episode 13 - Your Facility's Greatest Asset

Do you want to know what your facility's greatest asset is? Listen to Episode 13 - Your Facility's Greatest Asset! This episode reveals 3 key ways to improve your organization by focusing on the most important thing....
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Episode 12 - NO FACE, NO CASE.

In this episode of the Aquatics Today Podcast, we explore the importance of aquatic agencies having a mascot. We dive deep into the psychology of mascots and how they can help your agency connect with the community...
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