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Our Management Team

Fred Ross

General Manager
Email: fred@decksidepool.com

MBA University of Nebraska, CPO, RMO for C-53 and C-61 State of California Contractors license, Confined Space Certification, Hazwoper tech certification, PADI certified scuba diver. 22 years of executive level management experience at Fortune 500 corporations. Started in the pool industry in 2001 with personally providing cleaning and maintenance services to over 50 residential service customers. Grew the residential business to over 100 residential service customers. Took over ownership of Deckside from founder Chris Langford in 2002.

Traci Ross

Chief Cheerleader
Email: traci@decksidepool.com

Masters in Education University of Nebraska + 30 hours towards PHD. 12 years of professional teaching experience including Business Department head at Millard West High School in Omaha Nebraska. Day to day responsibility for invoicing, accounts payable and customer service. Worked full time at Deckside since 2002.

Joel Hundermark

Vice President
Email: joel@decksidepool.com

Joel Hundermark began his journey in the commercial pool industry in 2005 starting as an entry level pool inspector for a large commercial pool company. After spending some time in the industry he later branched off to continue college education at SCC and Cal State Fullerton, while working for a commercial renovation company. In 2010 Joel re-entered the commercial pool industry and became a Senior Account Manger working with property managers and board members regarding their commercial pool facilities. In 2015 Joel decided to make his way to Deckside Pool Service for a position as Vice President of Sales and Support.

Janice Koupal

AR / AP / HR Manager
Email: janice@decksidepool.com

Janice aka: Wonder Woman! - can handle the most complicated and complex problems easily! Faster than a speeding invoice, she can leap tall piles of bills in a single bound. Not only does she handle all customer invoicing and collections, she is responsible for calculating and insuring proper payroll for the entire company every two weeks.

Her bullet proof uniform repels all crazy requests from Fred! A graduate from Vanguard in 2006 (BA in Accounting) , Janice brings over 11 years of accounting experience to handle the job.

Mike Wiltsie

Account Manager
Email: mike@decksidepool.com

Noel Jewell

Field Supervisor
Email: noel@decksidepool.com

Noel Jewell is the Repair Manager for Deckside Pool Service. Noel has an extensive background in numerous fields to include 10 years in automotive service, as well as 20 years in the construction industry. He started at Deckside Pool Service as a pool technician, but that did not last long as his hard work and dedication propelled him to the Management Team within Deckside Pool Service.

Noel is a NATE certified heating and air conditioning technician. Certified PADI scuba diver. CPO Certified Pool Technician.

Dj Koupal

Administrative & Field Support
Email: dj@decksidepool.com