Sports Turf Managers In the News

STMA's public relations firm, Buffalo BIG, prepares a monthly PR report featuring all the current and upcoming media activity for the association as they coordinate it. Take a look at each month's activity and read about your colleagues as they make the news!

If you have a recent news item about an STMA sports turf manager you would like featured here, please don't hesitate to email us a link.


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March 2017

February 2017




Sports Turf Managers Association Monthly PR Report
January 1 - January 31, 2015 

Previous Monthly PR Reports
December 1 - December 31, 2014 

November 1 - November 30, 2014 

October 1 - October 31, 2014 

September 1 - September 30, 2014

August 1 - August 31, 2014

July 1 - July 31, 2014 

June 1 – June 30, 2014

May 1 – May 31, 2014



 Featured Publicity 

Recreation Management



Kim Heck interview




Interview with STMA Past President Dr. Goatley


Washington Post


Willie Leak – 50 Years at RFK Stadium


Craig Sampsell – How Sports Turf Saved a Life


SportsBusiness Journal



2014 Board of Directors


USA Today


STMA info graph in sports snapshot section



Early Spring Groundskeeping Tips for Healthy Fields

Source: CoverSports Blog


"When it comes to grass, baseball no longer fakes it"

Source: Los Angeles Times

"Tenderizing the Tundra With Some Light and Heat"

Source: New York Times

"Here's How Lambeau Field Keeps Its Grass Green in the Dead of Winter"

Source: Gizmodo


"Oakland's coliseum preps for makeover"    Timelapse video of makeover

Source: ESPN

"Women Shaping a New Path Among a Rich Baseball Tradition"

Source: New York Times

"FSL honors Miracle turf crew"

Source: Sanibel-Captiva Islander


Joey Stevenson & Crew Help Restore Baseball Field (Video)

Source: Fox 59 News

"Maintaining the hallowed ground at Lincoln Financial Field"

Source: Delware County Daily Times

"Recovery Shot: Pat Berger"



"Bats groundskeeper awarded Carnegie Medal"


"Iowa State Field Crew Hit Tape" (YouTube video)

Source: Iowa State

"Drive Groundskeeper, Fluor Field Picked as South Atlantic League's Best"



"Baseball Groundskeeper: Discover the Craft"  (YouTube Video)

Source: Chevrolet

"Secrets of £1m pitch revealed"

Source: Stadia Magazine

"Guru of the Grass Maintains Top Field"

Source: Des Moines Register

"Hebrard’s Passion for Athletic Field Design"

Source: ATLX

"G-Braves' Ball Gets International League Award"

Source: Gwinnett Daily Post


"Barkley Tops New York-Penn League Groundskeepers"

Source: New York-Penn League

"Coach O’Brien Showing Support of PSU Turf"

Source: Penn State Turfgrass

International Resources