Pools of Fun Team
From our executives to our service technicians, we each utilize our unique experience and training to create and maintain top quality pools and a superior customer experience.
Tim Colón, President
Pools of Fun was founded by Tim’s parents, so it’s safe to say that Tim grew up in the pool business. He first started working for the company when he was 14, helping with various aspects of the family business until leaving to study and graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Architecture at Purdue University. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Tim now manages all facets of the company and serves on the board of directors. He and his wife are proud to be raising their four children in Brownsburg, IN, Tim’s native town.
Mike Grant, Senior Design Consultant and Project Manager
A true industry veteran, Mike has been with Pools of Fun for 25 years. He specializes in residential and commercial custom pool design, and also handles renovations and reconstructions. As project manager, he oversees the construction process while keeping the customer apprised of every step from concept to completion. Mike is a proud Vietnam veteran. He and his wife have been blessed with four children and six grandchildren.
Kyle Denny, Project Designer
Kyle Denny is the Project Designer at Pools of Fun. You will often find him in the Pools of Fun design center where he passionately works to create designs for future pool owners. Mr. Denny received his Bachelors of Science from Purdue University with a concentration in computer graphics. He recently completed his first year at Pools of Fun and looks to continue to provide clients with stunning visuals to facilitate in their quest for pool ownership. He enjoys collaborating with clients to ensure that each project meets their visual and practical needs.
Dan Hignight, Senior Project Manager
Dan is an Indiana native and has been with Pools of Fun for five years. As senior project manager and certified IOSHA trainer, he utilizes his extensive experience to make every project a success. With 17 years in the construction industry and more than 10 years of project management under his belt, Dan offers every Pools of Fun customer the skills and expertise they deserve. He is married with two daughters, and proudly served in the United States Army.
Tyler Hermon, Senior Sales/Design Consultant
Tyler was born and raised in Brownsburg Indiana and has been selling and designing swimming pools for over half a decade for Pools of Fun. In 2013 Tyler earned the elite status of “Presidents Club” on our sales team. Tyler is committed to customer service and making sure his customers have all the necessary information they need to make an informed buying decision. Tyler and his wife Katie make their home in Zionsville, Indiana and recently welcomed their first born child into their lives.
Kyle Gilliatt, Sales Manager for Vinyl Liners and Auto Covers
Kyle is a new addition to the Pools of Fun family but his enthusiasm and work ethic make him an instant fit. He enjoys working with customers to make their pools safe and values the role he plays in accident prevention. He is an alumni of Anderson University and Indiana University.
Customer Care Team
Know who’s in your backyard!
Darrell Cline, Brownsburg Customer Care Center Manager
Darrell has been with Pools of Fun for three years, but started out as a long-term customer. He appreciates the role he plays in the pool owner experience and enjoys helping customers take control of their pools. As an alumni of Biolab, Inc. Chem College, he is a chemical expert. Customers rely on his knowledge and assistance to navigate the intimidating process of chemical treatment.
Linda Kurbursky, Carmel Customer Care Center Manager
Linda has been sharing her expertise with Pools of Fun customers for 16 years, and is glad to call many of her clientele friends. With a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University and ongoing education at BioLab, Inc. Chem College, this woman knows her chemicals. Linda is a long time pool owner and retired IPS teacher.
Zack Harshman, Fishers Customer Care Center Manager
While Zack Harshman enjoys pools and people, he says helping customers fix their problems is what really motivates him. “I really enjoy the ‘light bulb moment’ – when you see for yourself in the customer’s eyes they understand now how to deal with a certain problem”, he says. This graduate of Warren Central High School grew up in Indianapolis and is now in his fourth season as a Customer Care Manager. Zack admits a real appreciation for the people he works with. “I like the freedom we have been given to go out and achieve our goals”, he added.
Mike Crabtree, Greenwood Customer Care Center Manager
When he is not helping customers with water testing questions, Manager Mike Crabtree can probably be found in the grill section of his Greenwood Pools of Fun location. Although this management veteran of 7 swimming seasons is a pool owner himself, he admits he has the most fun in the store demonstrating and explaining the grills and smokers all the Pools of Fun stores stock and sell. In addition to having “Skills with Grills”, Mike also has a great in-store team dedicated to strong customer service. Whether solving routine water issues, helping find a needed pump part or handling some repair or service questions, Mike is pledged to getting problems solved effectively and quickly.
Austin Bammann, Plainfield Customer Care Center Manager
Austin Bammann runs a store with personal contact and customer service in mind, this Pools of Fun store manager confesses that he is a bit of a techie when it comes to cool, new products. “Seeing a robotic cleaner in action is really a sight to behold”, he claims. Now in his fourth season as Manager for our Plainfield location, he is quick to demonstrate and explain high-tech products such as the Polaris 9300 and the Dolphin M3 pool cleaners to interested customers. A Ball State grad in Telecommunications, Austin has been in customer service for 10 years and management for over 5. He spends his spare time with his wife and two kids and also enjoys being a musician.
Jeff Collier CST, Service Operations Manager
Jeff Collier is a top service technician with 11 years experience at Pools of Fun. His high energy and enthusiastic attitude allow him and those around to excel at providing great customer service. His background allows him to excel at satisfying any of your swimming pool maintenance needs. He strives for 100% customer satisfaction at all times. He has over 20 years experience repairing various types of electrical and mechanical systems. He is also a factory Certified Service Technician and has a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University. He proudly served in the U.S Air Force and is a veteran of Desert Storm.
Mike Carter CST, Lead Technician
During his 12 years with Pools of Fun, Mike has worked in both the construction and service arenas. His varied experience has helped to make him one of our most skilled technicians. He is an APSP Certified Technician.
Tyler Mallot CST, Lead Technician
Tyler has been a valued member of the Pools of Fun family for five years. As a pool owner and former installer, he excels in his role as Lead Service Technician. He is a Certified Automatic Cover Specialist and APSP Certified Service Technician.
Victor Macias, Technician
Victor has been with the Pools of Fun team for over a year. He has many years experience in construction and repair and has excelled in his role. Victor has proven his dedication to customer service and his great attitude has allowed him to succeed and accept new challenges throughout his career. He has been a great asset to the service team.
Josh Burns, Technician
Josh Has been with Pools of Fun for over 5 years. His experience in the construction and service of new pools makes him uniquely qualified for any of your necessary swimming pool maintenance needs. His work ethic and desire allow him to succeed in all aspects of his career. He has been a great asset to the service team.