Monday, November 12, 2012

Morey’s Piers ‘Makes A Splash’: World Waterpark Association Recognizes Kevin Ebner

“Emerging Leader – Employee of the Season Award”

Morey’s Piers is pleased to announce that employee Kevin Ebner, Aquatic Facility Manager, as the recipient of the World Waterpark Association’s “Emerging Leader – Employee of the Season Award.”  Several nominations were submitted from waterparks across the globe and Kevin was selected from five finalists.

The WWA symposium, held in Las Vegas, recognizes a seasonal employee of waterpark industry who has demonstrated consistent and excellent service and leadership in their position that goes beyond standard expectations throughout the entire summer season.

“Kevin is truly a jack of all trades,” commented George Rohman, Morey’s Senior Operations Manager. “He has such a well-rounded skill-set that he excels in any position we put him in. We are honored to have Kevin as part of the team and it’s very fitting that WWA recognized him with this award.”

Kevin represented Morey’s Piers at the annual WWA Convention in Las Vegas where he received the award in front of more than 1000 convention delegates attending the general session presentation. WWA president Rick Root stated, “Recognizing our young, up and coming leaders and placing a fresh association focus on supporting and developing this vital industry resource is a key WWA priority.”

Kevin, who has spent his summers in Wildwood since he was five years old, credits all the managers he has worked with throughout his employment for helping him grow as a leader.

“This is an incredible honor. I have put my heart and soul into my job and have always strived to be the best I can be at whatever I do,” commented Kevin. “I was raised to take pride in the job I do and it’s pretty awesome to be recognized in front of my peers for all my years of hard work,” he added.


About Morey’s Piers

Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the third best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Waterpark at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit or phone (609) 522-3900.

About the World Waterpark Association (WWA)

The World Waterpark Association (WWA) is the world's premier water-leisure trade Association serving more than 1,000 park and supplier members representing 42 countries.  The WWA is an international not-for-profit organization with its’ primary purpose to further safety and profitability in the waterpark industry.  The WWA -which was started in 1982- is governed by a volunteer Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. consisting of 12 waterpark owners, operators, suppliers and developers is headquarted in Overland Park, Kan.  For more information about the WWA, please contact Gina Kellogg, Director of Communications, at (913) 599-0300 or email

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