Jonathan Toavs

AFO, LEED Green Associate, Studio Director

Jonathan Toavs

Jonathan Toavs (JT) joined Aquatic Design & Engineering (ADE) in 1997. Our Founding Principal, Ken Martin, mentored Mr. Toavs for more than a decade. Mr. Toavs is an expert in aquatics and has the skills to solve complex challenges in each phase of design, from concept to completion. Mr. Toavs has worked extensively in the United States and overseas. Mr. Toavs excels at facilitating communication between members of the design team and his attention to detail has been a critical asset to many projects. As the Studio Director, he oversees a series of aquatic projects at any given time and manages a studio of talented associates. Mr. Toavs is a LEED Green Associate with expertise in LEED certification, SITES, and sustainable aquatic design.

Top Five Clifton Strengths
  • Achiever
  • Belief
  • Responsibility
  • Activator
  • Learner

Favorite Project:
Waterfront Shopping and Dining Complex

Aquatic Inspiration:
Any waterfall in the woods

Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of any kind - James 1:2

Favorite Hobby:
TaeKwonDo and playing acoustic guitar

Favorite Vacation:
The Grand Canyon and California Mountains

I am a Chief Instructor 3rd Degree BlackBelt in TaeKwonDo, as are my son and daughter.

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