As part of The Pool Management Group network, our customers 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 management and lifeguard training.
Dr. Tom Griffiths
Dr. Griffiths serves as President of the Aquatic Safety Research Group, LLC and teaches Aquatic Risk Management programs internationally.
Dr. Griffiths was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and is the Paragon Safety Award winner for his water safety efforts. He was also was awarded the National Recreation and Park Association Distinguished Aquatic Service Award for a lifetime achievement and awarded 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. His papers have appeared in the following publications: The N.Y. Times, Aquatics International, Parks and Recreation Magazine, Parent Magazine, Prevention, The International Journal of Sport Psychology, Perceptual and Motor Skills, The National Aquatic Journal, Splash Magazine, Underwater U.S.A., Sources, Pressure, Undercurrent, SCUBA Times Magazine, and others.
He has conducted more than 500 lectures, seminars and paper presentations throughout the United States, Canada, The Caribbean, the Middle East and New Zealand. These meetings and conferences include: The Centers for Disease Control, The National Recreation and Parks Association Annual Aquatics Conference, The World Water Park Association Conference, The Council for the National Cooperation of Aquatics, N.A.U.I.'s International Conference on Underwater Education, Our World Underwater, Underwater Canada, Man and the Sea Conference, Diving Equipment Manufacturer's Associations, various State Park and Recreation Conferences and numerous others.
A quote from Dr. Griffiths: “I am pleased to be teaming up with such a professional and progressive group, whose goal is improving safety. In my professional opinion, The Pool Management Group and its Partner Companies is one of the leading swimming pool management organizations in the country and it’s an honor to be associated with them. Together we will find new ways of making The Pool Management Group local Partner Company managed pools safer and more enjoyable for their clients. I have known Jim Fraser and his staff for years, and it is a pleasure working with such wonderful people.”