Jason Cherry founded Aquatica Pool Management, Inc. in October 2006. Jason graduated with a B.A. in Middle Grades Education from LaGrange College in Georgia and spent five years as a middle school educator. During the summer seasons, Jason served as Director of Operations for a reputable swimming pool management company in the Metro-Atlanta area.
After teaching for five years and working in the pool management industry full-time for two years, the Cherry family decided to relocate to San Antonio, Texas. Jason, a Certified Pool Technician, has worked in the pool management industry for thirty years as an Operations Director, Lifeguard Training Instructor, Regional Supervisor, Pool Manager, Lifeguard, and Swim Instructor.
Jason has been a summer league and high school swimming coach in Marietta, Georgia. He was also a USA Swimming coach for the Troup County Sharks while swimming collegiality at LaGrange.
Jessica assumed the position of Personnel Director in 2019. Before joining the Aquatica team, Jessica spent 12 years in the community association management industry. Jessica specializes in understanding the needs of homeowners associations.
Jessica is responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all seasonal staff members. She works closely with the maintenance team and personnel supervisors to ensure all customers are receiving the level of service and quality they expect.
A native of San Antonio and a graduate of Regan High School, Jessica has Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Austin started with Aquatica in 2017 as a lifeguard at several of our Northeast community facilities. After demonstrating strong leadership skills, he quickly began to rise through the ranks, advancing beyond the role of a team leader. In 2019, Austin began transitioning into a leadership role- assisting with preseason lifeguard certification training, scheduling and supervision of employees throughout the season. Austin is certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, as well as being a licensed Lifeguard Training Instructor through the American Red Cross.
Austin Combs is a graduate of Johnson High School in San Antonio, and is currently a Junior at the University of Texas-San Antonio working on obtaining his Bachelor's degree in Communications and International Business.
Ainsley will be joining the management team in a supervisory role for the upcoming 2020 season. She brings leadership and lifesaving skills from her experience as a lead lifeguard at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, as well as head lifeguard and certified swim instructor for the YMCA of San Antonio. Ainsley is certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, as well as being a licensed Lifeguard Training Instructor through the American Red Cross.
Ainsley Dalen is a graduate of Harlan High School in San Antonio, and is currently a Freshman at Texas Lutheran University, where she is studying for her Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences.