Being from Arizona, we have not had much exposure to fiberglass pools and we wanted to know more about them, so we took a trip to Warsaw, Virginia to learn from the best. Our friends at River Pools were kind enough to open their doors and share their knowledge on the subject.
This episode is dedicated to our mentor and good friend Greg Garrett. On August 20th, 2019, the industry lost one of its greats. Greg meant so much to so many people which you will hear throughout the episode. He revolutionized the way many of us think and challenged us to fight for what's right. Greg was a tremendous man, who loved God, his family, and his industry.
In this episode we interviewed Donovan Shanahan who is the Associate Sales Manager for the International Pool, Spa, and Patio Expo. We discuss what new at this year’s show and a great thing they are bringing back that we are very excited about.
In this episode, we sat down with Pentair’s Vice President-Business Unit Leader Pool De’Mon Wiggins and Vice President Sales Aquatic & Environmental Systems Steve Zorn. We were very honored to be able to go out to Pentair headquarters in Golden Valley, Minnesota and record with them.
In this episode, we sit down with our friend and owner of Premier Pool Care Kayne Zamorano. At the age of 22, Kayne has built not only a successful service company, but has built a lifestyle brand that is recognized by consumers and industry professionals alike.
In this episode, we interview Greg Huber and Scott Bushey of A&A Manufacturing. We break down the history of in-floor systems, what in-floor is designed to do, identifying, and diagnosing. We jump into A&A products specifically as well and how to determine if your customer’s pool has an A&A system.
In this episode, we sit down with Abel De Loera of National Pool Tile (NPT) to discuss what NPT design centers offer and how they can help grow your business. Some people may think that all they do is sell tile, but that is not the case.
In this episode, we sit down with Katie Crysdale of Lakeview Aquatic Consultants LTD. Katie has years of experience in aquatic facilities management and commercial pool settings. With her business, she is now following her passion for being a teacher and mentor.
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Paul Sim who is the President of Solar Pool Technologies. We asked Paul to be on the show because they make a solar-powered skimmer called Solar Breeze which we used when we were running our routes at Brothers.
In this episode, we interview Steve Ward and Marc Cannon. Steve is the current President of the East Valley IPSSA Chapter and the owner of Arizona Pool Water Recycling. Marc was a Regional Director and Administrative President for IPSSA and also owns Rescue H2O Pool Service & Repair
In this episode with sat down with Genesis SWD Master Rick Chafey to discuss the possibilities and opportunities made available to pool industry professionals when they incorporate renovations into their business. Renovations can include everything from a small change to an equipment pad to full-blown remodels.
In this episode, we interview Alan Smith of Alan Smith Pools. Alan’s Journey started in 1974 when he became a mixer man for De Mar Baron and after a short time, Alan was a foreman leading pool plastering crews at the age of 19. Alan and his wife Teresa started Alan Smith Pools in 1981 and have grown it to over 120 employees which have completed over 30,000 jobs.
In this episode we had the pleasure of sitting down with several industry experts and even better, we got to do it poolside! Joining us for the chat is Ledge Lounger Founder and President Christopher Anderson, David Pavlesic of Paragon Pools, and Brian Drury & Cory Stanley of Decorative Pools & Landscape.
In this episode, we interview industry leader Javier Payan of Payan Pool Service. Javier is also the chapter President of the PHTA San Diego Chapter, which has been building a ton of buzz around the industry. He is very proud of the work he did for IPPSA as their safety and public relations person, which involved helping promote their water safety videos.
In this episode, we interview Jacy Walkup who is the marketing director at Ledge Lounger. We knew we had to get Jacy on the podcast because Ledge Lounger as a team really understands social media and branding. Jacy graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in marketing, has a background in fashion, and has helped build one of the most iconic brands in the swimming pool industry.
In this episode we interview our good friends John Smieszek and Gordon Berry of Liquid Evolution Pools. We first met them at a Tributary event where we got to check out a few of their pools. One of those pools we have seen go through several stages of the build process which you have probably seen on our Instagram page. This has sparked a true friendship and we are honored that they trust us enough to invite us to their job sites
Episode 50, what a milestone for the Pool Chasers community! In this episode we thought we would do something a little different and give you a more behind the scenes look into our journey with Brothers and Pool Chasers. We thought it would be beneficial to interview Tyler’s wife Megan and get her perspective of everything.
In this episode we interview Genesis Ambassador and Co-Founder Brian Van Bower. Brian is also an SWD Master, CEO of Aquatic Consultants Inc, and the President of BVB Consulting LLC. We were very honored to sit down with Brian to discuss his journey through the industry.
In this episode we sit down with Pure Swim founder and CEO Rich Gallo. Pure Swim is a high-end maintenance and repair company based out of the San Fernando Valley California. Rich has taken his business to new heights and we discuss how you can do that as well.
In this episode we interview Ruben Galvan who is the Vice President of training and organizational development for Fluidra (Zodiac/Jandy). We discuss the importance of HR and why making it a priority will set your business up for success.
In this episode we interview our good friend and the owner of Precision Aquatics, Dustin Anderson. His company focusses primarily on the commercial pool maintenance sector of the industry. Dustin has a real passion for the industry and wants it to be taken to another level.
In this episode we sat down with Skip Phillips who is the co-founder of Genesis, founder of Questar Pools, and Robb Report’s “worlds most influential swimming pool designer”Skip has been on the top of our list to interview since we started the podcast and we were so honored that he took the time to talk with us.
We were lucky enough to hear Neal’s presentation while he was in town with our friends at Broadly and we thought it would be good for you all to hear it as well. Neal discusses the key points of his think like an app presentation which we feel has a ton of value for you and your business.
In this episode we interview an Arizona Legend! We sat down with Tim Murphy who is the founder and CEO of Presidential Pools, Spas, and Patio as well as Blue Square and Pebble Radiance. Presidential is the number one builder in Arizona as they have built over 29,000 pools in Phoenix and Tucson combined.
In this episode we interview the Chlorine King himself Erik Taylor. Erik is the owner of Chlorine King Pool Service, the host of the Chlorine King Podcast, and of course the creator of the Chlorine King YouTube channel. Erik has a passion for helping the industry and he is constantly producing content to help both the pool professionals and home owners alike.
In this episode we interview David Penton. David is the CEO of Fluid Dynamics Pool and Spa in Fullerton, California. Fluid Dynamics is a certified SWD Master within the Society of Watershape Designers which requires the completion of 150 hours of education within Genesis University.
In this episode we interview The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance President and CEO Larry Caniglia and Chairman Chris Curcio. We dive into the answers to several questions we have been hearing since the merger announcement of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) and The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
In this episode we interview Alissa Magrum of Colin's Hope. Colin's Hope is a nonprofit organization that was started in honor of Colin Holst who drowned in a lifeguarded pool at the age of 4. We were very honored that Colin's family and Alissa would allow us to discuss Colin's story. They want to get the message out there that drowning is preventable and we hope that message is brought to light in this episode.
In this episode we interview Bruce Wettstein and Ken Scheer who are the owners of Pure Water Industries. Pure water industries is a custom Reverse Osmosis trailer built to recycle swimming pool water. They are both pool owners themselves and they have been in the industry for many years, so they have a great understanding of its needs.