FINA is proud to today announce a new partnership consultancy with industry-leading aquatic facility design and operations company, Counsilman-Hunsaker.  

Founded in 1970 by swimming pioneers James “Doc” Counsilman and Joe Hunsaker, Counsilman-Hunsaker will provide FINA and its Member Federations with innovative design and management solutions to develop state-of-the-art, sustainable aquatic facilities.

The partnership, which runs through 2025, will also see Counsilman-Hunsaker assist the FINA Technical Committees in their work to support refurbishment efforts of existing pools and facilities around the world. 

“We are delighted to partner with Counsilman-Hunsaker for the benefit of FINA’s Member Federations and the entire aquatics family. By partnering with Counsilman-Hunsaker we have an opportunity to transform aquatic venues around the world and ensure that athletes of all ages and abilities have access to the safe, sustainable and world-class facilities they deserve,” said FINA Executive Director Brent Nowicki.

“We are very much looking forward to working with FINA and the international aquatic sport community to provide a better aquatics experience for people worldwide. We are also excited to bring more than 50 years’ experience in developing state-of-the-art, high-efficiency, and sustainable aquatic facilities, from elite competition to community recreation.  By serving in this role, we are committed to our mission of creating aquatic experiences that transform people and communities,” said Counsilman-Hunsaker President Scott Hester.