Danny Alter relocated to Nashville in the Spring of 2016 to take the position of General Manager at Greater Nashville Pool Management. Danny came to Greater Nashville from The Pool Management Group’s flagship company, SwimAtlanta Pool Management. Danny started his career at SwimAtlanta in 2005 as a Pool Manager and soon became a Regional Supervisor. Danny became a Regional Director in 2009 and is also a Certified Pool Operator. Danny is a graduate of Troy University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management.
About Our Team
Greater Nashville Pool Management provides pool management, lifeguard staffing services and pool maintenance services across greater Nashville.
Our service regions include areas from Bellevue to Lebanon, Hendersonville to Murfreesboro, Goodlettsville to Brentwood, Franklin, Nolensville and Mt. Juliet.
Jasmine Snow has been a part of the Greater Nashville Pool Management team since June of 2017. She began her time in the aquatics industry in 2014. Prior to being an Assistant Pool Manager for Greater Nashville, she held jobs as a lifeguard at the YMCA and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She became a team lead for the YMCA in 2015 and continued her advancement in aquatics as a Head Guard for Vanderbilt University.
Jasmine graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and is currently studying for a Master of Public Health, concentrating on Risk Management and Policy Development. Jasmine is a Certified Pool Operator, a certified Swim Instructor, Red Cross Lifeguard and a Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.
Director of Training and Safety
JJ Ectherling started with Greater Nashville Pool Management in 2018 as a part time lifeguard auditor. In 2019 JJ became a certified lifeguard and pool tech. In 2021 she was promoted to a supervisor which led into new current role as The Director of Training and Safety. JJ now trains all the pool techs along with handling all the training audits.
Jenna Smith has been with Greater Nashville Pool Management since 2011. She has been in aquatics for nearly 20 years and got her start as a Pool Manager at our flagship company, SwimAtlanta Pool Management. She worked as an Aquatics Director at the YMCA in Orlando, Florida and now oversees supervision of lifeguards and pool service techs for us at Greater Nashville Pool Management.
Jenna graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies Administration and from Tennessee State University from a degree in nursing. Jenna is a Certified Pool Operator, a Red Cross certified Lifeguard Instructor, and a licensed Registered Nurse.
Sue Polidan started with Greater Nashville Pool Management in 2011 as a Pool Manager. She was a Teacher in Rutherford County for several years. In 2018 Sue decided to join the Greater Nashville Team full time as a Regional Director.
Tom Ryan joined us here at Greater Nashville Pool Management in 2022 as a Regional Director. He’s originally from Long Beach, New York and has accumulated many years relative work experience in the aquatic industry while living there. He has 8 years of beach lifeguarding and swim instructor experience these are what brings a positive impact on his abilities and success as a Reginal Director.
Alex Weatherly joined the Greater Nashville Pool Management team as a lifeguard the summer of 2015. He would go on to serve as a pool manager the next two summers until moving up to his current position as Regional Supervisor.
Alex graduated from the University the Mississippi with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Managerial Finance. While at school, Alex worked as a lifeguard at the student recreation center. After graduating in 2018, Alex returned home to Nashville and began working full time for Greater Nashville Pool Management.
Andrew Snow has been working for Greater Nashville Pool Management since Fall of 2017 as a Regional Supervisor. Andrew came to Greater Nashville from the YMCA, where he started in 2014 as a lifeguard and worked his way up, becoming a lifeguard instructor and certified pool operator. In 2016, he became the Aquatics Coordinator at the Northwest YMCA before transferring to Greater Nashville.
Our Safety Advisors
As part of The Pool Management Group network, our customers and employees receive the expertise of our internationally renowned Safety Advisors, Dr. Tom Griffiths and the team at Aquatic Safety Research Group. Their expertise is instilled throughout our risk reduction practices and lifeguard training.
Dr. Griffiths was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and is a Paragon Safety Award winner for his water safety efforts. He has been awarded the National Recreation and Park Association Distinguished Aquatic Service Award for a lifetime achievement and designated a European Lifeguard Academy Friend of the Academy for significant contributions to preventive Lifeguarding. Dr. Griffiths has also been named to “Who’s Who in Aquatics- The Top 100”, and “Power 25- Top 25 most powerful aquatics professionals in the World”, by Aquatics International Magazine.
Dr. Griffiths has authored more than 300 papers that have been published in scientific, professional and popular journals. He is an external reviewer for the American Red Cross Swimming and Diving publications.
Harold Henderson is from Charleston, SC where he started his aquatics career in 2001 as a lifeguard and moved up to Aquatics Supervisor at a local high-end resort. Harold left to start his own pool service and repair business. After a couple of years Harold was recruited to develop and manage the service department at a local swimming pool builder with three retail locations. Harold is trained in the major equipment manufacturers and participates in continuing education regularly.
The Pool Management Group
Our parent company, The Pool Management Group, and the 16 other companies in The Pool Management Group support Greater Nashville Pool Management in our operations. In fact, the employees at headquarters don't run any pools directly. Instead, they're solely dedicated to assisting the various locations in our family of companies.