Champions Board

Step Into Swim Champions Board

The Step Into Swim Champions Board is a distinguished group of athletes, industry professionals, and philanthropists who are committed to drowning prevention. The Champions Board is the philanthropic arm of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance and is responsible for raising awareness and funds to make a difference across the country.

Cammile Adams

Cammile Adams
Two-time Olympian
Owner
SafeSplash Swim School
Houston, TX

Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings
Co-founder
Dolphins of the Desert Swim Academy
Phoenix, AZ

Troy Franzen

Troy Franzen
President
Fluidra
San Diego, CA

Rich Gabree

Rich Garbee
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
GLI Pool Products
Youngstown, OH

Michael Ledecky

Michael Ledecky
MBA Candidate
Harvard University
Boston, MA

Deep Master

Deep Master
Tax Supervisor
Marcum, LLC
Washington, DC

Melissa Mishoe

Melissa Mishoe
Philanthropist
Orlando, FL

Lia Neal

Lia Neal
Two-time Olympian
Brooklyn, NY

Stephen Robbins

Stephen Robbins
President & CEO
Bluewater Pool
San Antonio, TX

Jillian Wilkins

Jillian Wilkins
Owner
Lane 4 Swim School
Orlando, FL

Franceen Gonzales

Franceen Gonzales
Executive Vice President, Americas
WhiteWater West Industries
Richmond, BC, Canada
PHTA Board Liaison

Rob Butcher

Rob Butcher
President & CEO
Swim Across America
Charlotte, NC
PHTA Board Liaison

Sabina Hickman

Sabeena Hickman, CAE
President & CEO
Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
Alexandria, VA
PHTA Staff Liaison

Rowdy Gaines

Rowdy Gaines
Olympian
Vice President, Partnerships & Development
Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
Orlando, FL
PHTA Staff Liaison