Meet the Team

Pool Builders Houston Homeowners Can Trust
The Precision Pools team is made up of a variety of highly qualified and professional trained personnel dedicated to providing superior customer service and quality pool design, construction and remodel services. Our committed staff has more than 40 years combined of industry knowledge and experience, and looks forward to utilizing it while building the backyard of your dreams.

Michael Vaudagna
General Manager
Since 2011, Michael Vaudagna has managed Precision’s office and construction. His vast experience in the pool industry spans more than a decade. Father of four and recent grandfather, Michael enjoys fishing and playing soccer with his family and friends. Michael demonstrates his commitment to the community by teaching martial arts to underprivileged children and fundraising to benefit Houstonians in need.

Tracy Szalczer
Administrative Assistant
Tracy has been in the swimming pool business for 9+ years and has been with Precision Swimming Pools for 2+ years. She is married and has 2 children as well as an English Bulldog named Holly who thinks she’s a human child and is spoiled rotten. Tracy loves to be out on the water whenever possible. In her spare time, she likes to travel and she loves to go fishing. She has outstanding communication skills, and she has an amazing rapport with Precision Swimming Pool’s customers. Tracy is truly a “Jacqueline” of all trades!

Scott Shaw
Swimming Pool Designer
Scott Shaw, has been designing and building pools and outdoor spaces since 1993. Over the years the Native Texan has designed elaborate projects as well as fun family pools! Scott also has many years of experience designing and building outdoor living spaces, summer kitchens, fire pits, pool houses, pergolas, and cabanas. Scott has won national design awards for his creativity and has a knack for making the pool fit the space, with many pool Projects to his credit, if you are looking for a small Inner Loop space, Scott has many of those projects to his credit. There are no projects too big and of course no project too small for Scott!

Todd Lakes
Swimming Pool Designer
A graduate of the University of Houston Todd has been in the pool industry for more than 25 years and built pools in three of the country’s top pool markets. Todd has a saltwater aquarium with several fish and coral. With the last name of Lakes, a career in swimming pools, and certification as a scuba diving instructor he claims water is in his blood!

James Burrage
Swimming Pool Designer
Proud Father of two, an Army Veteran Daughter and a Son who currently serving in the Air Force. James has 10 plus years experience designing pools in Houston and surrounding areas as well as San Antonio. James enjoys designing pools, from the basic pool to the most elaborate oasis. He is a big sports fan and believes honesty is the best policy. Favorite Quote; ” It’s a lot easier to remember the Truth than it is to remember the story.

Marc Vaudagna
Swimming Pool Designer and Pool Remodel Designer
Marc has on ongoing commitment to continuing education and is a firm believer for its need in the pool industry. Marc’s involvement in all aspects of the project, attention to detail and commitment to communication with clients ensures that you not only have a distinctive pool design for your backyard, but one that reflects your taste and that functions just right for you and your family. Marc has been married 21 plus years and has two wonderful children. He enjoys all outdoor activities with his family. Marc has been active Rotarian for the past 20 years, working with his local community as well as on international projects.

Joe Bertani
Construction Superintendent 
Joe has been in the construction industry for 15+ years and has been with Precision Swimming Pools since 2011. He loves anything to do with cars and is a diehard sports fan especially football. Joe is a native Texan and has lived in Houston, Tx his whole life. In Joe’s spare time he likes to golf and fish. You would know who Joe is by the sports team hats he’s always wearing. Joe strives to make his customers have a great pool building experience from start to finish.

Anthony Benz
Construction Superintendent 
Anthony has been in the construction business for 3+ years, he joined Precision Swimming Pools 1 year ago. Anthony’s excellent customer service skills enhances relationships with both customers and co-workers. He has a passion for the swimming pool business and he puts a lot of time and effort into every pool he constructs. Anthony loves the outdoors, and he loves learning anything new and trying new things. Anthony is an avid skier and loves football. He also loves to go on road trips all over the state of Texas. Anthony has no children but does have a dog named Louis that he loves to relax and play with. Anthony goes above and beyond the scope of work for his customers.