John Raby has been involved in the field of aquatics since 1978.  As an employee of Minnetonka Public Schools from 1978-2004, he has had extensive experience lifeguarding and managing both pools and waterfronts. John is now pursuing his passion for aquatics and training through his own company.

John is nationally known for his expertise in water rescue techniques.  He was one of the technical reviewers of the current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training program, and was on the development team for the American Red Cross “GuardStart” program, which is the American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguard Program, and was a contributor to the 2017 Red Cross Lifeguarding curriculum.