About Us

SafeGuard Aquatics is a group of aquatic professionals dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable recreational experience to the communities we serve. To ensure we provide the most professional and safest service possible, we rely on our extensive aquatics background and over 22 years of aquatic management and programming experience.

About Safeguard Aquatics Pool Management | Certified Pool Operators
Who We Serve

SafeGuard Aquatics is homegrown here in Austin, Texas and we service communities in the Central Texas area. We want to provide a total pool management solution for your community.

We provide professional and comprehensive pool management services to:

  • Home Owner Associations
  • Municipalities
  • Clubs
  • Communities
  • Resorts
  • Residential Pools

We employ the very best lifeguard staff. Our nationally certified team of guards are reliable, vigilant, friendly, professional, and trained to the highest standards of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Program.

We have an extremely comprehensive and rigorous certification program to ensure we produce the safest lifeguards out there.


We’re different.

The “it” factor that Safeguard Aquatics has that our competitors don’t is that we are the complete package. Not only do we have over 22 years of experience doing this, we offer virtually every possible pool service in a comprehensive package.

Our ability to coordinate all the elements for your pool and leave you feeling relaxed and safe is our primary goal and we pride ourselves on providing the absolute best service. 

About Safeguard Aquatics Pool Management | Certified Pool Operators
Our pool services include:
  • Lifeguard Management and staffing with professional and experienced guards, head guards and managers.
  • Solutions for pool cleaning, maintenance, repairs, chemical water management, restroom porter services and aquatic programming.
  • We have certified pool operators (CPO) on staff to ensure that all of our pool maintenance services meet, and exceed, the highest national standards

Families in the Austin area can also look to SafeGuard Aquatics for private residential lifeguard services as well as at-home lifeguards for neighborhood pool party events with our experienced and exceptional nationally certified staff.

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    More than 22 years of experience

    100 +
    POOLS managed
    500 +
    Events Staffed
    4000 +
    Lifeguards Trained
    5000 +
    Classes Taught

    Our Team

    Brody McKinley
    President/Director of Operations

    Brody LGIT, WSIT, CPO, has been managing pools and Lifeguard staff for over 20 years, with experience in fitness clubs, public pools, country clubs and large aquatic centers. Currently, he oversees management of more than a dozen commercial aquatics facilities, and hundreds of staff every year. As a Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, USA Swimming Certified Swim Coach and Certified Pool Operator, Brody is committed to the health and safety of Texans. He is actively engaged with individuals and organizations at the top levels of the Aquatics Industry at the Local, State and National Levels to help drive progress and innovation in our industry.

    Steven Hurt
    Aquatics Supervisor

    Steven LGIT, WSIT, CPO, CPI, has been in the Aquatics Industry for over 10 years, directing Aquatics and Fitness Programs, managing and training Lifeguards and Swim Instructors, and overseeing summer operations at dozens of pools. He is a Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Water Safety Instructor Trainer and Certified Pool Operator and Inspector. Steven works one-on-one with all of our staff to ensure our facilities are maintained at the highest level of safety.

    Trevor VanOsselaer
    Administrative Director/Director of Client Relations

    Trevor CPO, CPI, has worked in the Aquatics field for nearly ten years and has overseen maintenance and operations at dozens of pools in and around Austin. A native Austinite, Trevor is a Certified Pool Operator and Inspector, and former Lifeguard Instructor with a Bachelor’s Degree from UT Austin specializing in Business Finance and Financial Risk Management. His focus is building strong client relationships, ensuring complete care of all our pools and bringing creative solutions to the unique and evolving challenges our clients face.