Category Archives: Published Articles

Four Things in Aquatics That Need to Change

By George Deines Featured in Park & Recreation magazine – Aquatics Guide 2018 Four Things to Change NRPA magazine I’ve heard the world of aquatics described by my aquatic professional… more

Adapting Your Aquatic Sport Pool into a “Pool” of Fun

By: Staci Pye Featured in Campus Rec magazine – Nov/Dec 2017 issue Adapting Your Aquatic Sport Pool Into a Pool of Fun In the world of campus recreation there’s often… more

Summer Survival Guide

By George Deines  You’ve filled your pools, hired and trained your aquatic team and the sun will hopefully shine bright for the next 100 days.  Now, you just have to… more

Planning for a Successful Operation

By: Kevin Post Opening your commercial pool for the summer months can be a difficult task without proper planning. Between conducting inspections, preparing the pool, and ordering supplies, it’s easy… more

Press Release: American Red Cross and Counsilman-Hunsaker Partner

Read about the latest services being offered through the partnership between the American Red Cross and Counsilman-Hunsaker. American Red Cross and Counsilman Hunsaker Press Release… more

Acronyms We Are Watching

By George Deines, Project Manager Published in World Waterpark magazine, March 2017 Acronyms We Are Watching – GTD WWA Mar 2017 Committee Voices columns are an integral part of the… more

Aquatic Trends

By: George Deines Published in Parks and Recreation magazine, December 2016 issue Aquatics Trends According to the World Waterpark Association, the development of aquatic centers and municipal waterparks is one… more

An Alternative Process To Major Aquatic Equipment Selections

By Scott W. Hester, P.E. Presented at the Illinois Park and Recreation Conference, January 20, 2017 Alternative Equipment Selection Process – 2017 IPRA When recreation professionals make capital investments on… more

How Soil Conditions Can Affect Pools

By: Darren Bevard, P.E. How Soil Conditions Can Affect Pools Published in Aquatics International magazine – January 2017 Certainly one of the least conspicuous but most critically important design considerations… more

What are the Key Qualities of Great Leaders?

By: George Deines Featured in Athletic Business magazine Jan/Feb 2016 issue What Are The Key Qualities of Great Leaders Organizations need great leadership. Organizational success depends on great leadership.  Organizational… more