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Finally found a pool company who are professionals at what they do…the pool chemistry is perfect!– Joyce, San Diego
GL Pools, a family-owned business, has provided premium pool service to San Diego County since 2006. In that time, our local pool company has grown to become one of the most trusted and respected pool service & repair companies in San Diego. We have done so by putting together a team of honest, knowledgeable, and professional California pool contractors to ensure our clients receive the best possible experience. Our clients have peace of mind knowing their pools & spas are being well taken care of year-round by our technicians. From pump installations to weekly pool service to filter cleanings, GL Pools aims to be your one stop shop for consistently great service on everything related to your pool & spa.

Founders

Name: Austin Gardiner

Hometown: Santee, CA

About: Austin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is solving tricky problems and seeing our team members thrive. He also is a second generation pool service professional. To really get Austin talking ask him about deep sea kayak fishing or his family!

Austin Gardiner – CEO

Name: Kyle Lobe

Hometown: Bremerton, WA

About: Kyle’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working with and supporting our team; it’s a special group! He also lived in Puerto Rico for two years. To really get Kyle talking ask him about his kids, he has 4 of ’em!

Kyle Lobe – CFO

Startups

Name: Jeremy Arns

Hometown: San Marcos, CA

About: Jeremy’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the great sense of family and community; plus getting to work outside! He also likes to cook and play guitar. To really get Jeremy talking ask him about aquariums and fishkeeping.

Jeremy Arns – Startup Specialist

Name: Keaton Barrow

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

About: Keaton’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside and being busy all day! She also owns a Great Dane. To really get Keaton talking ask her about music festivals.

Keaton Barrow – Startup Specialist

Account Management

Name: Kristin Gardiner

Hometown: Lakeside, CA

About: Kristin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the people; we have a great team who she genuinely loves being around. She also used to have a mini goat farm and would milk goats every day. To really get Kristin talking ask her about her two amazing daughters.

Kristin Gardiner – Administrative Manager

Name: Gabriela Serra

Hometown: Sao Paulo, BR

About: Gabi’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family, integrity, and growth culture. She also speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian. To really get Gabi talking ask her about her travels.

Gabriela Serra – Account Manager

Name: Justin Noel

Hometown: Little Rock, AR

About: Justin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is utilizing his mind and body. He also is certified in water chemistry. To really get Justin talking ask him about his ducks and cat!

Justin Noel – Account Manager

Name: Jordan Mysliwiec

Hometown: Wildomar, CA

About: Jordan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family culture and amazing co-workers! He also has built multiple guitars and an ukulele. To really get Jordan talking ask him about his vinyl collection.

Jordan Mysliwiec – Account Manager

Name: Natalie Magers

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Natalie’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family atmosphere and growth opportunities. She also loves animals and is married to a rockstar. To really get Natalie talking ask her about her best thrift store find!

Natalie Magers – Account Manager

Name: Lisa Morris

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Lisa’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is her GL Family and the sense of community we have here. She also is always smiling. To really get Lisa talking ask her about crafts.

Lisa Morris – Account Manager

Name: Ryan Abramson

Hometown: Livermore, CA

About: Ryan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the positive work environment and sense of community. He also has two miniature dachshunds, Bella and Lady. To really get Ryan talking ask him about fishing, sports, or his two children.

Ryan Abramson – Account Manager

Repair

Name: Brock Bass

Hometown: Santee, CA

About: Brock’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is helping clients enjoy their pool and backyard. He also has never won a fantasy football league, but is often runner-up. To really get Brock talking ask him about local Tiki Bars.

Brock Bass – Repair Manager

Name: Cheng Khang

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

About: Cheng’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is getting to help clients enjoy their backyard oasis. He also has taught dance. To really get Cheng talking ask him about working on cars.

Cheng Khang – Repair Technician

Name: Ken Hirsh

Hometown: Oceanside, CA

About: Ken’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the comradery within the workplace and that everyone has everyone’s back. He also likes to drive around the country with his wife once a year. To really get Ken talking ask him about any concerns or questions about the status of your pool or equipment.

Ken Hirsh – Repair Technician

Name: Matt Duvall

Hometown: SeaTac, WA

About: Matt’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is building relationships with clients and ensuring they can enjoy their pool whenever they desire. He also likes to play the drums. To really get Matt talking ask him about sports, music, and his dog.

Matt Duvall – Repair Technician

Name: Gage Belchamber

Hometown: Fletcher Hills, CA

About: Gage’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family friendly atmosphere. He also can climb a 100ft palm tree. To really get Gage talking ask him about anything you would like to talk about; he loves to meet new people!

Gage Belchamber – Repair Technician

Name: Aaron Campbell

Hometown: Vista, CA

About: Aaron’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is seeing the amazing pools look crystal clear! He also loves animals and sports. To really get Aaron talking ask him about fishing.

Aaron Campbell – Maintenance Technician

Name: Jon Owen

Hometown: Milton, WA

About: Jon’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is all the new dogs to pet. He also likes to work on cars. To really get Jon talking ask him about hiking, fishing, and video games.

Jon Owen – Maintenance Technician

Service

Name: Chris Naples

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Chris’ favorite part of working at GL Pools is working and collaborating with our incredible team. He also makes a mean grilled cheese sandwich. To really get Chris talking ask him about all the cool things that GL is doing to provide excellent service.

Chris Naples – Service Manager

Name: Christiana Scheevel

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Christiana’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is being outside all day; rain or shine. She also is fluent in American Sign Language. To really get Christiana talking ask her about her dog, Indiana, who is amazing.

Christiana Scheevel – Service Supervisor

Name: Kevin Bautista

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Kevin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is helping new team members develop as service technicians. He also enjoys archery, 3D printing, and working on cars. To really get Kevin talking ask him about anything related to maintaining your pool.

Kevin Bautista – Service Supervisor

Name: Rob Thorson

Hometown: Spokane, WA

About: Rob’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working with great people. He also honeymooned in the town where “Harry and the Hendersons” was filmed. To really get Rob talking ask him about refurbishing vintage Sting-Ray bikes.

Rob Thorson – Service Supervisor

Name: Gabriel Griffis

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Gabe’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside. He also is a sneakerhead. To really get Gabe talking ask him about sports or his daughter.

Gabriel Griffis – Service Supervisor

Name: Jakob Patino

Hometown: Lakeside, CA

About: Jakob’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is meeting all of our clients’ nice dogs! He also enjoys camping, hiking, and adventuring. To really get Jakob talking ask him about anything related to music or guitars.

Jakob Patino – Commercial Lead

Name: Brian Johnson

Hometown: Vancouver, WA

About: Brian’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside. He also enjoys gardening and stained glass. To really get Brian talking ask him about different types of plants or Star Trek.

Brian Johnson – Service Technician

Name: Jack Barnes

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Jack’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside and seeing different parts of San Diego. He also is told he looks like a better version of Post Malone. To really get Jack talking ask him about blowing glass.

Jack Barnes – Service Technician

Name: Chris Webster

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

About: Chris’ favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside. He also was published in Highlights. To really get Chris talking ask him about his Frenchie.

Chris Webster – Service Technician

Name: Jeff Lapp

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Jeff’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the atmosphere. He also has summited Mt. Hood and Mt. Whitney. To really get Jeff talking ask him about most things outdoors.

Jeff Lapp – Service Technician

Name: Brian Paquin

Hometown: Santee, CA

About: Brian’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working with a team of cheerful and competent pool care professionals. He also is a huge music nerd. To really get Brian talking ask him about biking and hiking.

Brian Paquin – Service Technician

Name: Ethan Johnson

Hometown: Twentynine Palms, CA

About: Ethan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the awesome team and watching a dirty pool turn into one that’s crystal-clear clean. He also loves to play guitar. To really get Ethan talking ask him about his favorite music, NFL team, or his background in the Marine Corps!

Ethan Johnson – Service Technician

Name: Nathan Magers

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Nathan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family atmosphere in the company. He also plays three instruments. To really get Nathan talking ask him about music.

Nathan Magers – Service Technician

Name: Joe Johnson

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Joe’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working in a great environment with great people! He also is a Steelers fan for life. To really get Joe talking ask him about why he thinks GL Pools is the best pool company in San Diego.

Joe Johnson – Service Technician

Name: Bo Pfitzner

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Bo’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the great family environment. He also has been in the pool service industry for over twenty years. To really get Bo talking ask him about anything about pools.

Bo Pfitzner – Service Technician

Name: Chris Brown

Hometown: USA

About: Check back soon!

Chris Brown – Service Technician

Name: Brendon Cooney

Hometown: San Clemente, CA

About: Brendon’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is getting to enjoy that sweet California weather everyday! He also is skilled at bird identification. To really get Brendon talking ask him about rock climbing, snowboarding, or science fiction.

Brendon Cooney – Service Technician

Name: Tarah Mecucci

Hometown: Escondido, CA

About: Tarah’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is that the family atmosphere at GL makes working here an absolute joy! She also is a certified scuba diver; she loves the water! To really get Tarah talking ask her about anything; she loves making a personal connection.

Tarah Mecucci – Service Technician

Name: Devin Shean

Hometown: Escondido, CA

About: Devin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is being part of a family; everyone is so caring for one another it’s a super welcoming place to work. He also has two dogs and loves animals of all kinds. To really get Devin talking ask him about almost anything UFC; his brain is like an MMA almanac.

Devin Shean – Service Technician

Name: Paul Huggins

Hometown: Memphis, TN

About: Paul’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the culture of support and genuine shared desire to see each other succeed; it really feels like a second family. He also loves BBQ and can smoke a mean rack of ribs. To really get Paul talking ask him about how your pool is doing.

Paul Huggins – Service Technician

Name: Marc Brown

Hometown: Palm Springs, CA

About: Marc’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the excellent employee care at GL, which fosters a positive work environment and raises the standard of the industry. He also co-piloted a single-engine plane over the Rocky Mountains on a trip from California to Wyoming. To really get Marc talking ask him about golf, surfing, or his daughter’s last swim meet!

Marc Brown – Service Technician

Name: Emmett Esquivel

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

About: Emmett’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is working outside and seeing more of the city. He also is the third generation Emmett in his family. To really get Emmett talking ask him about his daughter or old trucks and cars.

Emmett Esquivel – Service Technician

Name: Logan James

Hometown: Santee, CA

About: Logan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is waking up early. He also can twirl frisbees upside down in both hands at the same time. To really get Logan talking ask him about anything frisbee.

Logan James – Service Technician

Name: Levi Caldwell

Hometown: Lemon Grove, CA

About: Levi’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is getting to meet and visit all of our clients’ dogs. He also loves cats. To really get Levi talking ask him about his animals.

Levi Caldwell – Service Technician

Name: Justin Salas

Hometown: Scripps Ranch, CA

About: Justin’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is a constant change of scenery and being outdoors. He also was born in Japan. To really get Justin talking ask him about DJing techno music or lacrosse.

Justin Salas – Service Technician

Name: Tyler Dresser

Hometown: Oceanside, CA

About: Tyler’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is waking up early to get to work! He also has played soccer for over twenty years. To really get Tyler talking ask him about golf, soccer, or the car-soccer video game Rocket League.

Tyler Dresser – Service Technician

Name: Alan Leyva

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA

About: Alan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the opportunity to be part of such a diverse and talented team. He also can whip up designs with his graphic design skills. To really get Alan talking ask him about fishing.

Alan Leyva – Service Technician

Name: Crystal Asghar

Hometown: Des Plaines, IL

About: Crystal’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is interacting with our clients and their animals! She also can tread water for over an hour. To really get Crystal talking ask her about Legos and anything Harry Potter or Disney related.

Crystal Asghar – Service Technician

Name: Ben Rinenbach

Hometown: Chicago, IL

About: Ben’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is getting to explore parts of our beautiful city that he has never seen before. He also was a firefighter and paramedic. To really get Ben talking ask him about anything to do with photography!

Ben Rinenbach – Service Technician

Name: Junior Olivares

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Junior’s favorite parts of working at GL Pools are the great people, great environment, and great views! He also considers himself a bit of a grillmaster. To really get Junior talking ask him about the best poolside beverages you can make at home.

Junior Olivares – Service Technician

Name: Eric Carter

Hometown: Brentwood, CA

About: Eric’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the friendly, helpful attitude everyone has both towards customers and each other; people really care about each other and doing a good job. He also has traveled through Europe and Asia a lot. To really get Eric talking ask him about growing habanero and other spicy peppers.

Eric Carter – Service Technician

Name: Jason Brown

Hometown: Redding, CA

About: Jason’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the amazing pool design clients come up with and, of course, clients’ pets. He also was a lifeguard and recently became scuba certified. To really get Jason talking ask him about cooking, football, or disc golf.

Jason Brown – Service Technician

Name: Laurance Barnhart

Hometown: Chicago, IL

About: Laurance’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is seeing all the different backyards and the warm energy from staff. They also are a rec league all-star in volleyball, basketball, softball, badminton, dodgeball, flag football, and billiards. To really get Laurance talking ask them about improv, stand-up, drag, travel, music, dancing, or karaoke.

Laurance Barnhart – Service Technician

Name: Keegan Wheeland

Hometown: Escondido, CA

About: Keegan’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is seeing all the cute dogs. He also loves to garden. To really get Keegan talking ask him about his plants.

Keegan Wheeland – Service Technician

Name: Chris Karas

Hometown: San Diego, CA

About: Chris’ favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family aspect. He also can grow a mean mustache. To really get Chris talking ask him about motorcycles.

Chris Karas – Service Technician

Name: Mariana Ecija

Hometown: Mira Mesa, CA

About: Mariana’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the family environemnt that fosters postivie experiences, genuine friendships, and professionalism. She also can walk on her hands! To really get Mariana talking ask her about what’s fun to do in San Diego plus anything and everything dog-related.

Mariana Ecija – Service Technician

Name: Hunter Lasko

Hometown: Millcreek, UT

About: Hunter’s favorite part of working at GL Pools is the friendly co-workers. He also played college baseball. To really get Hunter talking ask him about baseball, hiking, or snowboarding.

Hunter Lasko – Service Technician

Name: Brynn Tate

Hometown: USA

About: Check back soon!

Brynn Tate – Service Technician

Name: Logan Perez

Hometown: USA

About: Check back soon!

Logan Perez – Service Technician