Quad Cities River Bandits groundskeeper wins STMA’s mowing pattern contest

July 20, 2017By

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) named Andrew Marking the winner of its “Stars and Stripes” mowing pattern contest. ICYMI: @MarkoftheKing25, Head Groundskeeper at the @QCRiverBandits, won the 2nd annual #StarsandStripes Contest! #TurfExpert #SportsTurf pic.twitter.com/m9Ic1dhVkr — STMA (@FieldExperts) July 19, 2017 Marking is head groundskeeper for the Quad Cities River Bandits, in Davenport, Iowa, the Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.... read more

STMA’s Stars and Stripes contest now accepting entries

June 22, 2017By

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) kicked off its second annual Stars and Stripes contest. The winner will receive a complimentary pass to the 2018 STMA Conference next January in Fort Worth, Texas. The contest, which is in honor of our countrymen and our nation’s birthday, challenges participants to design the most unique Fourth of July field art design and... read more

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2018 STMA conference to feature 8 different tracks

June 6, 2017By

The 2018 STMA Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place Jan. 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas, will have eight tracks focusing on the different aspects of sports field and facility management. The tracks include: The Professional Development track focuses on self-improvement and successfully managing your team of employees. The Agronomic track offers sessions on cultural practices for cool-season, warm-season... read more

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STMA’s SAFE adds board members

April 21, 2017By

The Sport Turf Managers Association‘s (STMA) charity, The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), added four new Board members. Appointed to the Board is Jody Gill, CSFM, Blue Valley School District, Overland Park, KS. Those elected to the Board include Marcus Dean, CSFM, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Jeff Fowler, Penn State University Extension, Franklin, PA; and Victoria... read more

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STMA seeks presenters for 2018 conference

March 16, 2017By

Share your expertise by being a presenter at the 2018 STMA Conference and Exhibition. STMA is seeking engaging presentations in the areas of sports turf management, design and construction, environmental regulation and compliance, professional development, and new technologies and research. For information on what is required on the online form and to submit your presentation ideas, click here. The Conference... read more

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