Want to keep up with the latest news in sports and athletic field management? Read a quick recap of recent happenings in the industry.

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2018 Board of Directors
Sports Turf Managers Association confirmed its 2018 Board of Directors. Sarah Martin, Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) and Foreman I and Turf Manager at Reach 11 Sports Complex for the City of Phoenix, has been elected President. Martin will serve a one-year term.

ASBA Announces Free Sports Diagram App
The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced its new mobile app, available via free download on iPhone and Android devices. The diagrams illustrate not only the facilities themselves (an example might be an NCAA-regulation men’s lacrosse field) but necessary technical details to those maintaining, building and repairing such facilities, such as a cross-section of a synthetic turf anchoring system.

ASBA Diagram Showcase, which launched this month, is live on the App Store. It contains updated diagrams for the following facilities:

  • Tennis Courts
  • Running Tracks
  • Sports Fields
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Courts & Recreational Venues (sports include basketball, volleyball, badminton, fencing and more)