We’re Pool People.

Proudly Serving Pool Owners Since 1952

“We Have Your Back” is a Story We Live.

As business owners, supporting a ‘family-first’ culture is anchored in a belief that doing the right thing inspires loyalty and growth beyond your bottom line. Interested in selling or partnering with a like-minded group of pool service company owners owners?

Our Integration Team

Anthony Basilicato

Ludwing Villamizer

Trey Morrison

Jose Soto

We make selling
or partnering easy.

Our commitment to people and culture is the primary reason we established a dedicated Integration Team. We go the extra mile to remove the unknowns and make your team comfortable. Our key focus includes:

  • Introducing ourselves as a team player and answering questions.

  • Simplifying your team’s transition and comfort level.

  • Keeping everyone in the loop.

  • Processes to keep your team happy.

  • Continued team training and growth.

  • Accelerating your businesses ability to grow.

Our Leadership Team

We’re committed to providing opportunities to help people grow as professionals and individuals.

Joe Ayala

Metro Tampa GM

19 Years

Justin Peterson

Fort Myers AM

16 Years

Dan Neatherly

Texas GM

13 Years

Dudley Adams


25 Years

Matt MacFarlane

AZ Regional Manager

1 Year

Kevin Sampl

Pinellas GM

1 Year

Dennis Ely

Palm Beach

6 Years

Tyler Hanson

Key West AM

11 Years

Kyle Ross

Spring Hill GM

1 Year

Nathan Pearo

Naples GM

1 Year

Steven Marshall

Orlando GM

1 Years

Noah Albritton

Sarasota GM

1 Years

Camilo Garcia

Repair Manager

8 Years

Suzan Keller

Commercial Manager

25 Years

Andrew McKee

Tampa Commercial AM

10 Years

Mike Dubois

SWFL Commercial AM

21 Years


Backyard Heroes currently employed with the Pool Trooper Family

Our Senior
Management Team

When you make a commitment to “be there” for a teammate – they often have your back.

Mark Patton

Chief Executive Officer

Joined 2022

AD Gonzalez

Chief Financial Officer

Joined 2023

Hillary Rymer

VP of Marketing

Joined 2021

Anthony Basilicato

VP of Integrations

Joined 2005

Chris Neatherly

VP of Opperations

Joined 1996

Frank Fotia

President of YRP Division

Joined 2021

Jeff Fotia

VP of YRP Division

Joined 2021

Jose Gonzalez

VP of Information Techology

Joined 2013

Our Current Locations & Partnerships



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We’re currently expanding across the sunbelt region and are looking to acquire, or partner with like-minded Pool Service Companies.

Interested in selling or accelerating your company’s growth as a Pool Troopers Partner?