Nannyguards® are Your First Line of Defense


The world’s first category-creating hybrid nanny/manny with security training offered only by Athena Academy and Athena Worldwide.  We provide nannies and mannies with an unparalleled level of situational awareness through our intense training held at our training centers. 

Nannyguards® is a premiere and elite company that not only can help find Nannyguards for families but also teach Nannies and Mannies new skills that take their expertise to a new level.

Not only does a nanny or manny go through an extensive background investigation by our contracted private investigation firm, but they go through an intensive course that teaches them skills to provide above-average ability to protect the children in their charge

NANNYGUARDS and MANNYGUARDS work for celebrities, sports stars, CEOs, traveling families, and everyday average families who understand the need for a NANNYGUARD® goes beyond celebrity status.

Did you know?

  • Nannyguards receive intense basic or advanced security  training.
  • Your children receive the most secure care of any service.
  • Nannyguards are well versed in privacy, high profile families, and handling media.
  • Additional security training in specific core topics are offered annually to all our graduates.

Why Hire a Nannyguard ?

NANNYGUARDS® is a premiere category-creating company that not only aids families with nanny placement, through our network of Nannyguards® authorized placement agencies but also provides the world’s first and only nanny Safety and Security training programs.

Started by a group of Security consultants, nannies, executive protection operatives (bodyguards), and private investigators, NANNYGUARDS® is an answer for those that would like more peace of mind when hiring a nanny/manny. Our collective experience in protecting people, working in federal law enforcement, investigating the identities and habits of individuals, traveling in foreign countries, training bodyguards, and working with children uniquely qualifies us to help shape the next generation of nannies.

Not only are we keen professionals in background investigating all potential Nannyguards®, but we also are experienced in teaching, training, and providing protective services for individuals and families. Nannyguards® is not a Security service provider, but a Security training group that provides nannies with the ability to look at their child care position from a different point of view.

Nannyguards® is borne from the changes occurring in our world today. With strange, unusual, violent, and unforeseen circumstances occurring daily, Nannyguards® is the answer to ensuring quality childcare.  Not only do we surpass every nanny agency in “screening” (we investigate) we also bring the future of childcare through the introduction of increased situational awareness. 

Nannyguards® offer a distinct service over traditionally trained nannies. With training in ways to protect your family from stalkers, paparazzi, kidnap attempts, and more. Not only do Nannyguards® have the necessary training to mitigate exposure to negative events, but in the rare event, they are faced with decisions on how to ensure the Safety of the children they look after Nannyguards® are prepared to do what it takes to ensure children’s Safety. With training that is far superior in the management of intentional or unintentional acts of harm, Nannyguards® are fulfilling their role as overall caregivers. Nannyguards® are provided to families of all types, including celebrities, executives, reality TV, and dignitary families.  

Additionally, our services are even used for those families that may be traveling oftentimes in hostile parts of the world. All nannies have a responsibility to carefully look after the direct and indirect actions of the children they are responsible for.  This includes supporting the physical, social, emotional, creative, and intellectual development of the children of the family.