Our Territories

Introducing the grit game sales & support reps

Your Trusted Partners for Effective Outside Sales Solutions

At The Grit Game, we are well-acquainted with the unique hurdles of the pool industry and understand the challenges faced by manufactures when it comes to expanding their market reach and achieving consistent sales growth. Which is why we offer our specialized services as a dedicated outside sales rep firm providing an unshakable support system for you and your customers. We are relationship builders made from a team of needle movers.

Every area matters to us. While some territories have dedicated managers, our national accounts are personally overseen by our top executives, ensuring every region, no matter how big or small, is seen, heard, and supported. You’re not just looking at a map of regions, you’re looking at a network of enduring relationships.

Welcome to The Grit Game, where we go beyond traditional sales representation, offering a network of industry experts who are committed to seeing you and your customers succeed. 

Johnny Davis


With 16 years of experience, Johnny’s innovative approach to growing businesses has led to remarkable achievements and earned him industry recognition. As a respected figure from working with manufacturers, distributors, and builders, he oversees our national key accounts, with a specific focus on the Southeast region. Johnny’s dedication and expertise continue to drive success and inspire growth within our industry.

Email: johnny@thegritgame.com

Phone: (901) 605-0775

states covered

National key accounts with specialized focus on the Southeast region including Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North/South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia

Eric Wall

Vp of sales

With an impressive 17 years of swimming pool experience and nearly 30 years of overall outside sales expertise, Eric is a seasoned professional known for his exceptional sales acumen and driving sales growth. As the VP of Sales, Eric oversees our national key accounts, particularly focusing on the Southeast. His strategic insights and unwavering dedication ensure that our key accounts thrive and achieve their growth objectives

States Covered

National key accounts with specialized focus on the Southeast region including Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia

Gina Harris

VP of business development

With over three decades of industry experience, our VP of Business Development, Gina charting clear strategic courses that ensures our team is always swimming in sync with both our innovative vision and dedicated mission. As a steady anchor to our key accounts, Gina ensures our relationships remain fluid and well-maintained. Moreover, she’s the seasoned coach for our teams, ensuring our team stays competitive while always racing towards our united goals. 

States Covered

National key accounts

Manny Sanchez

National Building Materials Manager

Manny Sanchez, our National Building Materials Manager, is the cornerstone of our building material product lines. With 27 years of experience in the swimming pool industry, Manny’s role in training and supporting our sales teams ensures we are well-versed in the technicalities of pool & backyard construction materials. His approach to customer relationship management is as reliable as the materials he represents, building lasting bonds with customers, contractors, and manufacturers alike. Manny guarantees that the flow of our building materials to the market is smooth and efficient.

States Covered

National Key accounts with specialized focus on the Southwest region including Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah.

William Brist

National Technical Sales Manager

William Brist, our National Technical Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager for TN, MS, and AK, is a true pool and spa guru- blending 15 official years in the pool and spa industry with a lifetime of hands-on experience. As the link between our manufacturers and sales team, he offers crystal-clear product-centric solutions for our team and customers. William excels in answering technical questions as a problem solver. With his deep understanding of the industry and hands-on approach, he’s like the smooth surface of a well-installed liner – making complex issues seem seamless.

States Covered

National Key accounts with specialized focus on the Southeast and South Central regions including Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee

Jen Hills

Regional sales manager

Jen Hills is our Northeast’s shining star, sparkling like clear water on a sunny day. Born into the industry and with over a decade of personal experience, she’s more than just a player in the game– she’s a seasoned sales strategist with chlorine running through her veins. As our Northeast Regional Sales Manager, Jen’s the go-to pro for not only carving out new territories in sales growth, but for nurturing relationships with her winning combination of skills, knowledge, and unstoppable energy. Jen positions us to not just swim, but to lead the race in the Northeast.

States Covered

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

Craig Mosch

Regional sales manager

Craig Mosch dives into the Northeast region with a 23-year wave of experience in the pool industry. Our Regional Sales Manager brings a tidal force of knowledge from retail pool and spa sales to manufacturing sales to pool chemicals and equipment sales. His history of navigating through the diverse waters of automatic pool covers and commercial deck equipment makes him an invaluable asset. Craig is constantly infusing fresh strategies and ideas into our sales approach. The Northeast territory is set for a smooth sail, buoyed by Craig’s relentless drive for excellence.

States Covered

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Kevin Vail

Regional sales manager

Kevin Vail, as our Regional Sales Manager for Long Island, sails smoothly through the pool industry with a keen eye for detail and strategic vision. He understands the unique currents of the Long Island market, making him adept at navigating both high tides and calm waters. Kevin combines a practical approach with innovative strategies to ensure our sales initiatives in the region are as refreshing and inviting as a summer day by the pool. His expertise and dynamic approach make him an indispensable part of our team, anchoring our brand’s presence and growth in the Long Island area.

States Covered

Long Island

Jennifer Eschbach

Regional sales manager

Jennifer brings over 17 years of swimming pool experience in outside sales to our team. Her comprehensive understanding of the industry and strong relationship-building skills make her an ideal choice for covering the Midwest region. Jennifer will work closely with clients to identify their specific needs and develop tailored strategies for success.

States Covered

Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, and Kansas

Loren Uscilowski

Regional sales manager

Loren Uscilowski, our new Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest, brings a dynamic approach to product knowledge and sales is as fluid and adaptable as water, ensuring that customers receive tailored solutions. Loren’s expertise in fostering strong client relationships makes her an essential link in our chain, bridging gaps between contractors, retailers, end-users, and distributors with ease. Her ability to understand and meet diverse needs cements her role as a pivotal figure in driving our regional sales strategy and nurturing lasting partnerships in the Midwest

States Covered

Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North/South Dakota, and Wisconsin

Ryan Walker

Regional sales manager

States Covered

Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Ontario

Thomas Flake

Regional sales manager

Navigating the depths of the pool industry for over 24 years, Thomas brings seasoned expertise to our team. Dedicated to magnifying sales growth and refining our territory blueprint in the South Central region, he’s adept at creating lasting bonds with clients and expanding our network of partnerships. With a reservoir of industry wisdom, Thomas aligns sales ambitions with broader company objectives. Under his guidance, we’re poised to dive into the sunniest spots of opportunity.

States Covered

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

"Big Johnny" Davis Sr.

Regional sales manager

With 3 years of swimming pool experience, Big Johnny Davis Sr is an emerging talent in the industry. His focus is on serving the Southeast region, leveraging his local market insights and industry connections to drive sales and forge long-lasting partnerships.

States Covered

Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Kentucky

Hunter Pressley

Territory manager

Hunter Pressley, our Territory Manager for Florida, dives into the role with a legacy as rich as the waters of the Sunshine State, being a third-generation swimming pool industry professional. Navigating the diverse needs of builders, retail store owners, and service technicians, bringing solutions that are as clear and refreshing as a freshly REVIVED! Pool. Hunter’s talent for fostering strong relationships ensures satisfaction and clarity in every interaction.

States Covered


Don Parker

Regional sales manager

Don Parker, a seasoned professional in major capital project management within the oil and gas industry, now brings his wealth of experience to the swimming pool industry. With a background in overseeing complex projects in the oil business, Don possesses a versatile and resourceful skill set that makes him an exceptional candidate for tapping into the crucial markets of Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. His handy skills and unwavering determination perfectly complement his expertise, positioning him as an ideal fit for effectively covering these significant regions.

States Covered

Florida, Louisiana, and Texas