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Posted: March 27th, 2020
lifeguard Certification

Helping Instructors Recruit, Hire, Train and Generate Revenue with E&A

Every single aquatic facility around the world is losing valuable recruitment, hiring and training time as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. As always, the E&A family comes together to support our common goals. The following tips and tools are exclusive to E&A clients but they can be used to reach a greater pool of confident, qualified lifeguards making everyone’s job, and pool, that much safer for the summer fun ahead! Stay tuned for more helpful information and programs coming soon.

Posted: March 20th, 2020
Lifeguard Certification

March 20, 2020

We are all growing restless and trying to navigate how social distancing will impact our operations once this uncertain time has passed. To help make this period a bit easier for our partner organizations, for those clients who’s training season may be directly impacted by facility closures and government restrictions resulting from COVID-19, E&A will make the following extensions to credential expirations:

For Lifeguard Training Credentials Expiring Between March 1 and May 31

Posted: February 20th, 2020
New Global Partnership Helps Lifeguards Increase Water Safety for Individuals with Autism

Ellis & Associates (E&A) Joins International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to Offer “Lifeguard Autism Training”

Posted: January 30th, 2020
Ellis & Associates Hosts 34th Annual “International Aquatic Safety School”

World’s Largest Aquatic Risk Management Training Program Held in Phoenix, AZ

Posted: October 6th, 2019

September 23rd marks the day of birth for our founder and president, Jeff Ellis. Everything that we have come to know today within E&A all started with this guy. This past September 23rd, to show their love and appreciation for Jeff, the Ellis & Associates, and Jeff Ellis Management staff threw a surprise birthday party for his 70th birthday.

Posted: November 3rd, 2018

The Hunter Goold Memorial Scholarship was first awarded to Christina Brisbin in 2012 and has been awarded to a qualified individual each year since.  The $1500.00 scholarship covers 100% of the tuition expense of the Ron Rhinehart International Aquatic Safety School®.

Posted: February 23rd, 2017
Hunter Goold Memorial Scholarship

The Hunter Goold Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a qualified individual, to be used to cover 100% of the tuition expense of the 2018 Ron Rhinehart International Aquatic Safety School®. This year, we are asking that each interested candidate submit a video. This video should that provide an overview of the qualifications of the individual asking for consideration. The video may also include any supporting testimonials or evidence of service (all on the video).

Posted: January 1st, 2017
CHRIS STUART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

To recognize and motivate an exceptional individual who is likely to become a future leader in the Aquatic Recreation/Amusement Industry.  This is offered in the memory and the spirit of Chris Stuart, who was known as both a mentor and advocate for such individuals and is dearly missed by all.

Posted: May 23rd, 2015
SANDY KAUFFMAN

As most aquatics folks, I’ve been involved with water activities since childhood – Learned to swim in the Schyulkill River in Reading, PA, followed by lessons at the local “Y”, summers of boating and canoeing at Girl Scout Camp, earning Red Cross Junior and Senior Lifesaving, and Water Safety Instructor.

Posted: March 23rd, 2015
E&A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

E&A Lifetime Achievement Awards

The criteria for the award: