6031 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Skip Ast Sr.

[The best advice I received was] to pray about everything. —Skip Ast Sr.

Total residential construction revenue: $33,300,000

Number of pool excavations: 749

Number of locations: 4

Number of staff: 290

Rank in previous years
2015: 4
2014: 3
2013: 2

Bob Ast founded the business in 1966. A year later, his brother Skip joined and pool sales surged. The company now builds pools, remodels pools, manufactures pool products, builds commercial and Olympic pools, and has a service division. In 2012, Shasta sold its six pool supply stores to Leslie's Poolmart Inc.

Meet the Company's MVP

Andy Blake, Manufacturing Operations Officer
Andy began his career with Shasta Pools in 1974. He was a crucial player in the early years, leading the start of service and repair, remodeling, retail and manufacturing. And he continues to add value to the Shasta team today. He’s responsible for 17 patents and the development of various innovations to circulation efficiencies and cleaning improvements.