William T. Drakeley, Jr., SWD Master, ACI

Principal and Founder of Drakeley Pool Company at Drakeley Industries
Bethlehem, CT
United States

William T. Drakeley, Jr., ACI, SWD Master is principal and founder of Drakeley Pool Company, a luxury design and build firm based in New England, and Drakeley Industries, an international consulting firm focusing on shotcrete applications and techniques, notably providing training for the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority underground tunneling projects. Bill is the first and only pool builder to sit as a Voting Member of the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) Committee 506 – Shotcrete and serves as Secretary of ACI C660 Nozzleman Certification Task Group. Bill is also an ACI Shotcrete Examiner and Chairman of the ACI Pool Shotcrete Subcommittee. An educator and advocate for high industry standards, Bill has conducted trainings for GENESIS Construction School, the Colorado School of Mines, the American Society of Landscape Architects CT Chapter, World of Concrete, Aqua Show, and the among others. His technical writings have been widely published in trade magazines.