The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance announces the winners of its 2019
PHTA Awards Program. The awards recognize prominent achievements and
outstanding performers in the pool and hot tub industry.
The PHTA Fellow is an honor granted to individuals who have made
distinguished contributions that raise the professionalism in the aquatic
industry through teaching, research and/or exemplary service to others. The
2019 Fellow Award winners are George Kazdin of Kazdin Pools and Angelo Pugliese
of Custom Molded Products.
The 2019 PHTA professional honors recognize Michael and Steven
Metz of Central Jersey Pools as Retailer of the Year. The 2019 PHTA Young
Professionals Award represents forward-thinking leaders under the age of 40 who
are positioned to be the voice of the next generation of pool and hot tub
professionals. This year’s winners are Justin Ivey of Blue Wave Pool Service
& Supplies, Inc., Reid Schindler of Schindler Design Co. and Travis
Thompson of Cascade Custom Pools.