Matt Ball

Project Manager

Matt Ball has a strong background in education and training and 14 years’ experience in the aquatics industry. As both an aquatic operations and training subject matter expert, he has consulted and mentored Instructors, Instructor Trainers, and training organizations across multiple industries over seven states, as well as delivering university- accredited presentations at professional conferences. In addition to his experience consulting and growing American Red Cross Licensed Training Providers’ programs and serving as senior project manager for multiple donor-funded aquatics programs, he was an operations development team member for lifeguard operations with the City of Plano, as well as training and managing up to 165 lifeguards during peak seasons. Matt is also an International Society of the Red Cross volunteer, serving as an Instructor Trainer Educator in Central America. As an educator and Instructor Trainer, he is dedicated to the training and continuing education of people of all ages.
Matt graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana and holds certifications as an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer Educator, and Aquatics Examiner Administrator, and in OSHA-10 Construction Safety and Health.