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.
This year’s PHTA Award winners will be honored during the PHTA Awards Reception, Monday, November 4, at Generations Hall at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in New Orleans.