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Cliff Pryor
Biography: 
Cliff Pryor earned a Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Commerce. Cliff is the CEO of Aquatic Educations, a company that educates personnel working in the aquatics industry. An avid swimmer since age 3 and a lifeguard since age 16. Cliff has worked on or around swimming pools and public beaches for over 30 years. He brings a depth of professional knowledge, working with people to keep swimming pools safe and inviting for patrons. A CPO since 1998 and a CPOI since 2003, Cliff has taught the CPO course across the continental United States, Hawaii, and onboard cruise ships in South America and in Mediterranean Sea. Beyond teaching the CPO course, Cliff is also an Instructor Trainer for the American Red Cross. Cliff, teaches beginning through competition swimming courses and pool and waterfront lifeguarding. Cliff is also a PADI Master Instructor and has over 2,500 recreational and technical dives. Cliff is the Pools and Beaches Coordinator at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Currently, Cliff teaches and supervises numerous Generation Z lifeguards, so this presentation is about real life management of teen lifeguards in aquatic environments.