Scott A Holtrey was born and raised in Indiana. He has been around pools since before conception as his dad and uncle are both in the Swimming Hall of Fame. Scott began swimming competitively at the age of nine and continued throughout high school. After high school, he attended the University of Vincennes majoring in Construction Technology. In 2000 Holtrey moved to Florida. He is a married father of three children ranging in age from 9 to 23 years old. Following in the footsteps of his Uncle, Scott became a USA Certified Swim Coach and a Red Cross Lifeguard. After coaching a high school team and a year-round team concurrently for four years, Scott made a career move to the water park and Parks & Recreation industry as Aquatic Director for a local branch of the YMCA then as the Supervisor of Aquatics and Irrigation with Collier County, Florida at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon water park. While working full-time and raising a family, he returned to school to graduate Cum Laude with his Master’s in Business Administration specializing in Project Management. Holtrey has volunteered with the World Waterpark Association for four years. Scott has been a Certified Pool Operator since 2005 and is also Certified as an Aquatic Facility Operator.