Jonathan Toavs

Studio Director, AFO

Jonathan Toavs

Jonathan Toavs (JT) joined Martin Aquatic Design & Engineering (Martin Aquatic) 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 has expertise in the LEED certification process, 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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