Tyler Currie

Daytona Lagoon

General Manager

Tyler Currie is currently the General Manager of Daytona Lagoon in Daytona Beach, Florida.  He started as a seasonal lifeguard in 1996 at Soak City Cedar Point.  He worked his way up to Supervisor at Soak City and at the end of the 1999 season had the opportunity to move out to California and take part in opening the first Knott’s Soak City next to Knott’s Berry Farm the summer of 2000.  After opening the park he then was asked to become the Operations Manager at the Second Knott’s Soak City in San Diego, and later became the Operations/Maintenance Manager at that facility till 2007.  In 2007, he became the General Manager of Knott’s Soak City in Palm Springs.  After the 2009 Water Park season, Currie moved back to San Diego to be the General Manager of Knott’s Soak City San Diego until it was sold to Sea World at the end of 2012.  He then had the opportunity to move up to Santa Clara and become the Director of Park Operations at California’s Great America Amusement Park and Water Park and work very closely with the San Francisco 49ers on traffic/parking plans at the new Stadium next to the park.  Currie ended his 20-year career with Cedar Fair at the end of 2015. He joined the United Parks Team and made a quick stop at Hydro Adventures in Poplar Bluff, Missouri for 1 year. In 2017, he became the General Manager at Daytona Lagoon, a year-round Family Entertainment Center with a seasonal (a long season) waterpark. Tyler has been an Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Instructor since 2000 and held his CPO Certification for many years. He has also always prided himself as a well-rounded employee with experience in both Operations and Maintenance, as well as in Finance.