Based in Hong Kong, we work throughout Asia, using best practices for maintaining healthy, clean & safe aquatic venues (pools, spas, theme parks). To achieve this, we educate, train & certify by providing courses both online & in classroom settings which provide a world wide 5 year certifications as a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) through the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA).
We provide Aquatic Facility Audits, Consultancy Reports,Project Management and specialised monthly maintenance plans. We specialise in water chemistry automation, enhancement of filtration systems, and cost reduction programs. With clients throughout Asia, our services have proved useful and conducive for efficient management. Look at the 'Services' page, or send us a email at
Who We Are
Steve Metz: Managing Director
PHTA CPO Instructor
Steve Metz has made his career in the recreation, sports teaching and management field. With specific experiences in the aquatic field, he is available for professional advice in aquatic programming, design work, maintenance & water chemistry issues. Steve is an Instructor for the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) and focuses on teaching the Certified Pool Operator (CPO) courses throughout Asia.
Steve understands the full picture for all your aquatic venue needs. He has a University degree in Recreation & Parks Administration with an Aquatics & Coaching minor and Graduate level courses in Teaching & Curriculum Development focusing on sport. While at an International School in Hong Kong as the Aquatics Center Manager, he designed, oversaw the building, maintained and managed their state of the art 25 metre indoor pool. He has certifications through the American Red Cross as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor Trainer and First Aid, CPR, AED Instructor. He has qualified and taught scuba diving as a PADI Instructor (Professional Association of Diving Instructors). He has been an AFO and CPO throughout his career. Steve is a qualified Lifeguard holding the Hong Kong Pool Lifeguard Award. He has coached competitive age group and high school swimming in successful programs that have won multiple Championships with students going on to swim in University and at the Olympic trials. He is a USA Masters Swimming Coach and NSCA Certified Personal Trainer.
An avid sailor, he competes in yacht racing, and most recently changed to an exciting Nacra F16 beach catamaran. He has an RYA 'Survival at Sea' certificate, Royal Yacht Association Day Boat Skipper award along with Hong Kong Skipper and Engineer licences.
As an open water swimmer and triathlete he has competed up to the level of qualifing for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships.
The PHTA is certifying CPO's throughout the world and Steve's focus is certifying hotel, school, water parks and recreational aquatic facilities in Asia. He is based in Hong Kong and travels throughout Asia.