Our Purpose

Creating aquatics for a lifetime.

50 Years of Aquatic Design, Planning, and Operations

At Counsilman-Hunsaker, we are driven to create aquatic experiences that transform people and their communities. We believe every decision and every interaction should serve and enhance the human experience through our core competencies: Aquatics, Reputation, Culture, Improvement, Relationships, and Quality.

Founded by world famous swimming coach, James “Doc” Counsilman and his protégé, National Champion Joe Hunsaker, Counsilman-Hunsaker has been established as the trusted industry authority and respected leader for five decades, completing thousands of aquatic projects of every size and complexity. We've expanded thought leadership from aquatic architectural design to include engineering audits, feasibility studies, operations consulting, and HydroApps, a suite of web-based applications to assist with aquatic operations and risk management.

Counsilman-Hunsaker’s experts, designers, engineers, and operations specialists have completed projects in all fifty states and internationally. Our practical, innovative, and expert design projects can be seen in universities, municipalities, school districts, hotels and condos, wellness centers, and military bases, while our planning and operations services have helped hundreds of communities make important decisions about future aquatic centers and enhance the safety and sustainability of their pools.

Our vision at Counsilman-Hunsaker is “Aquatics For Life”. With centuries of practical aquatic experience contributed by our team members paired with a passion for innovation, Counsilman-Hunsaker has brought new and expertly designed, international-class aquatic facilities to life while providing safe and sustainable aquatic operations for millions of people around the globe.