2021 Buyers Guide

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10733 Sunset Office Drive
Suite 400
St. Louis, MO  63127-1018


Scott Hester, President/CEO

Counsilman-Hunsaker is a full-service, commercial aquatic design, planning, and operations consulting firm. For fifty years, Counsilman-Hunsaker has been the aquatic industry leader, expanding thought leadership from aquatic architectural design to include engineering audits, feasibility studies, operations consulting, and HydroApps, a suite of web-based applications supporting aquatic operations, risk management, and scheduling.

Founded by world famous swimming coach, James "Doc" Counsilman and his protégé, Joe Hunsaker, Counsilman-Hunsaker has been established as the trusted industry authority and respected thought leader in aquatics, completing thousands of aquatic projects in all fifty states and internationally.

Based in St. Louis with offices in Dallas, Denver, and Los Angeles, Counsilman-Hunsaker provides a full circle of expertise unavailable anywhere else in the aquatic industry, including:

  • Aquatic facility physical/engineering audits
  • Aquatic feasibility studies and master planning
  • Aquatic design, construction documents and administration, and project specifications
  • Aquatic operations leadership, planning, and training (CHAMP™)
  • Web-based applications supporting operations and risk management (HydroApps™)

Counsilman-Hunsaker's practical, innovative, and expert design projects can be seen in universities, municipalities, school districts, hotels and condos, wellness centers, and military bases, while 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.

Counsilman-Hunsaker's mission is "Aquatics For Life". With years 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.

  • HydroApps

    Take your aquatic operations, risk management, and scheduling to the next level with HydroApps! Designed and made by aquatic professionals, for aquatic professionals, HydroApps' comprehensive, single platform web-based applications help your pool run better by lowering risk, reducing your costs, and enhancing safety at your facility. With over 20 unique features across four applications, HydoApps lets you focus on what's really important — the sustainability of your facility and the safety of your guests and staff.

Categories Listed In:

Aquatic Facility Components
Education & Training
Lifeguard Training
Maintenance Training

Business Management
– – Aquatic Facilities
– – Aquatic
– – Education & Training
– – Engineering
– – Park & Recreation
– – Recreation Planners
– – Risk Management
– – Administrative
– – Scheduling, Facility

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