Three Students Nearly Drowned During Football Camp

Every now and then we get wind of a story that floors us however today we came across a story that has us absolutely fuming and we are calling for swift action against the football coach highlighted in this post. We agree that once you read this post, you will… Continue reading

Quality Inn Hotel Drowning, Third Within 4 Years (Knoxville, TN)

We have just been informed of a drowning of a three-year-old boy at the Knoxville based Quality Inn Hotel & Waterpark. What makes this story so upsetting and has raised eyebrows is that this latest drowning marks the 3rd drowning at this location within the last 4 years. Now how… Continue reading

Another School Drowning, Another Negligent Lifeguard

We were made aware of yet another school drowning however the details surrounding this fatality are extremely troubling to say the least as you will see. This story was brought to our attention as per the Chicago Sun Times. The incident we are now bringing to you happened on January… Continue reading

A Tragic Story – Know Who You Hire!

It was three years or so ago that our office received a phone call from a local school event organizer right here in the San Fernando Valley inquiring about our private pool party lifeguard services for an upcoming school sanctioned event. In fact the inquiry was for a school family… Continue reading

Swim Coach Tracey Boyd Found Guilty Of Elise Cerami Drowning

Once again and sadly we are following up on yet another story of a drowning that took place during swimming practice in the state of Texas. This particular incident took place June 20th, 2016 at the Carroll Aquatics Center located in Southlake, Texas. The reason we are paying so much… Continue reading

***UPDATE: More Trouble For San Ramon High School

On October 7th, 2018 we wrote a blog in regards to the drowning of Benjamin Curry during a swim class at San Ramon High School in Danville, CA (http://www.old.goldenstatelifeguards.com/san-ramon-valley-high-school-drowning/). This class was conducted by coach Aaron Becker who is the subject of this particular drowning case. Well, new details have… Continue reading

San Ramon Valley High School Drowning

This is the second high profile drowning case we have heard about this year and we are once again quite fired up regarding the circumstances surrounding this particular case. This drowning occurred earlier in the year but is now making its rounds on social media again as the family of… Continue reading

Drowning Prevention To Be Focus For Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo

With more sad and tragic news of drownings including the recent drowning death of Bode Miller’s daughter (Emmy), Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo has begun to ramp up efforts to create an aggressive drowning prevention initiative in the Southern California region (San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, Ventura County region). The message… Continue reading