August 2016

It's Rewarding...AND Critical to STMA's Viability
Leadership is the single most important element in building, sustaining and innovating an association. Become a part of the core 13-member Board of Directors who have that...


Do you Know this Stadium?
The Historical Committee needs your help to identify the stadium in the accompanying photo. If you know anything about...


Stars and Stripes Winner Is...
In its first year, the Stars and Stripes contest received more than 20 entries via social media. The contest gave STMA members the chance to show off their patriotic-themed...


1st Facility Achieves Environmental Facility Certification
STMA announces that the Red Bull Training Facility in East Hanover, NJ, is the first facility to receive Certification for Environmentally Responsible Management. This is a new program...


Salaries > $7,000
The results are in! Median compensation for head Sports Turf Managers increased $7,000 since the previous Compensation and Benefits Study of 2012.


Top-Rated Keynote Speaker Selected
The STMA Conference Education...


Athletic Field Seeding and Irrigation
August typically means hot, dry weather. It also means fall sports are about to rev up and be in full swing by September. Iowa State University's bulletin on...


Seminar on Wheels Stops Set
STMA's popular tours during the annual conference to sports specific sites around Central Florida are set. Mark on your calendar for Tues., Jan. 24, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. for the full day...


How to Give Constructive Criticism in 6 Steps
Whether at work or in relationships, sharing (and receiving) feedback is part and parcel of improvement. Learn six easy steps...


How Effective is Your Communication with Employees?
Very often as managers we give instruction to employees only to have the message misinterpreted, which can lead to misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts. Employees significantly...


Featured Speakers of the Month
Each month two speakers presenting at the 2017 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at the...


Sponsorships Available for 2017 Conference
STMA will be holding its 2017 annual conference at Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Jan. 24-27. Exhibitor booths are filling up fast and so are sponsorship...

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