Cooperative Development

We wish to thank and honor our development partners who donated their time to make this project a reality. Not only did they help us determine the courses to develop first, they contributed vital feedback both before and during our development. We created over 15 versions of this product before releasing the one you are using. So, be assured that we take our role along with our development partner's input seriously.

Training Development Partners

Aqua Quip, Seattle, WA.  John Antilla, VP Retail and Kathleen Carlson, VP of  Marketing.  Currently Chairman of APSP Board of Directors, previously Chair of APSP Council, member of Hot Tub Council. Past chair of Educational Committee. 9 locations.

B&B Pool and Spa, Chestnut Ridge, NY.

Bruce Bagin, Co-Owner. 1 location.

Bradbury’s Waterin’ Hole, Inc.  Columbus, IN.  Owners Ray and Sandy.  Service, building, and 1 retail location.  Members of APSP Retail Council and CPO trainers. Both Sandy and Ray hold masters' degrees in education and were previously educators.

Contemporary Watercrafters, Gaithersburg, MD.  Howard Weiss, owner, past chair of APSP Retail Council and APSP Board of Directors.  Kelly Reed, VP of Marketing and Retail.  Current Director of Retail Council on the APSP Board of Directors, past Chair of APSP Retail Council. Stephanie Claros.  Retail Manager.  2 locations.


Environments by Arkansas Pools and Spas, Jonesboro AR.  Owners are John and Scottie Payne.  Scottie past chair of the APSP Retail Council. John is past chair of the APSP service council. 1 location.


Johnson Pools and Spas, Huntsville, Al.  Tommy and Penny Johnson.  Tommy is current Builders Education Committee Chair for the APSP Builders Council.  Past chair of both the APSP Service Council and Builders Council.  Penny is past Chair of APSP Board of Directors and Retail Council.  Is currently on the retail council.  2 locations.
Lake Norman Pools and Spas, Statesville, NC.  Bob Dooley, Owner.  Neil Johnson Retail Operations Manager.  3 locations.
North Shore Pool & Spa, Wakefield, MA.  Chris Callanan owner since 1987 is currently APSP Region 9 Director, past chair of APSP Retail Council, past member of APSP Board of Directors. 1 location.
Redland Pools and Spa Center, Redland, CA  Cal and Sharon Boothby have owned the busines for 29 years and have 1 retail location.   They build pools, have a maintenance service that manages over 500 pools weekly maintenance. Cal is currently a member of the APSP Retail Council.
The Pool Doctor of Rhode Island, Coventry, RI.  Owners Deb and Ron Leclurc.  Deb is currently member of APSP Retail Council. 1 location.