Total Recreation

Your Playground Equipment Experts in Eastern Texas and Louisiana

Total Recreation has represented GameTime in Eastern Texas (Dallas, Austin, Houston) and Louisiana since 1991, offering a wide variety of playground equipment and complementary products like shade canopies, shelters, outdoor furnishings, dog parks, and more.

Our Staff

Your Local Playground Equipment Experts

Serving Eastern Texas and Louisiana

Main Office Staff

Tammy Roberts-Office Manager
Harry Kalthoff-Lead CAD Design/Estimator
Tiffany Vaughn-Senior Sales Assistant
Jennifer Roberts-Sales Assistant
Paula Hopper-Sales Assistant
Marissa Gonzalez- Sales Assistant

Territory Sales Managers

Bryan O’Conner
Owner / Sales Manager

Bryan was raised in Cypress Texas, and Graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing / Management. He spent 10 years in the commercial real estate business, but in 1992 he made the move to park and recreation sales.   Bryan went to work for Thompson Recreation Products selling GameTime playground equipment. In 2002 Bryan purchased Thompson Recreation Products and changed the name to Total Recreation Products.  TRP expanded in 2009 with the purchase of Southwest Park and Playgrounds.  Total Recreation now serves Texas and Louisiana for the nation’s leading playground equipment manufacturer, GameTime.   Bryan has served on several boards within the playground industry to include TRAPS and on the GameTime Field Advisory Board.  He’s the proud father of two Texas Aggies, and enjoys the great outdoors to include college football, fishing, and spending time with friends and family

 

Kelly O’Conner
School Sales Specialist – Harris County

Kelly was born in Houston Texas, but as an “Army Brat” lived throughout the US and in Germany.  Texas has been her permanent home since she attended Sam Houston State University, and received a degree in Elementary Education.  She spent the next 15 years as a Cypress-Fairbanks ISD elementary school teacher.  In 2002 Kelly joined her husband Bryan in the playground business.   Since then Kelly has been assisting, educating, and guiding TRP customers through the playground planning process.   Kelly’s background in education combined with 10 years in the playground business make her uniquely qualified to serve as an exceptional resource to  provide park and  playground consultation.

 

 

Tracy Crosby
Southeast Texas Territory

Tracy brings to the industry 20+ years of consultative sales experience; along with 10 years of construction, design and land development expertise. Her passion for children, their development and a love for design brought her to the business. Being a mother of one very active 7 year old son, she sees firsthand how creative, inventive and athletic children can be while wholly engaged in Play.  Her versatility in working with clients on very large scale projects as well as smaller custom designs allows her to bring personalized design and project management leadership to all her projects.

 

 

 

Fred Morse
North Texas Territory

Fred brings over 12 years of experience in playground equipment to the table.  From initial site meetings to estimating the project, and actually installing the equipment, Fred has personally managed and installed the entire project from start to completion.  Commitment to you, the customer, as the number one priority is his main objective.  Satisfaction and dedication to you is his driving force in this industry.  As a sales associate of several playground manufacturing companies prior to coming to GAMETIME, Fred brings the knowledge base of other products to the table to best serve your needs.

 

 
 

Ben Schaeffer
Northeast Texas and North Louisiana Territory

Ben has one goal as a Territory Sales Manager, “I want to provide my clients the most efficient, economical, and comprehensive experience possible when they are charged with the important decision to purchase playground equipment.  I understand that the children who use our products must have equipment that provides physical challenges while enhancing problem-solving skills, promote imagination, but most of all is safe and compliant to current safety standards.”  Ben brings over 25 years of sales experience from multiple industries giving him a unique perspective to the playground arena.  Ben and his wife of 28 years have 4 children; they are very active in their church, and the east Texas community of Crockett, Texas.  Please contact Ben to discuss how he can help you plan a “play destination” in your area.
 

 

Julie Smith
Southern Louisiana Territory

Julie was born and raised in Louisiana. She graduated from Northwestern State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree and a concentration in Business. Julie has nineteen years of outside sales experience and brings eleven years of playground consulting experience to Total Recreation Products. For the past eleven years Julie has been involved with every phase of playground projects. From planning, designing, presenting, and executing Julie has the knowledge base to help you with your project from start to finish. Her main goal is complete customer satisfaction at every phase of the project!
 

   

Todd Miller
South Texas Territory

Todd Miller has dedicated the last seventeen years of professional career to assisting, consulting, and supporting customers within the golf course and commercial landscape industry.  Todd’s passion is building customer relationships and seeing excited and happy customers and kids.  He has formal training and extensive industry knowledge in golf course and landscape management and practices.

These experiences serve Todd well in his role as South Texas Territory Sales Manager with regards to project management, client communications, & critical thinking.  Todd grew up in San Angelo, Tx and currently lives in San Antonio.  He enjoys hunting and trout fishing.  Todd has a deep devotion to his faith and loves spending time with his family.