Sports Turf Managers Association issues Field-of-the-Year Awards

Field-of-the-Year Awards were issued at the Sports Turf Managers Association’s (STMA) 14th Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.

These Awards are presented for top maintenance of natural playing surfaces and support facilities in four major sports areas: baseball, softball, football and soccer and are the highest honor STMA bestows upon a facility.

Baseball Fields of the Year
2002 STMA Baseball Field of the Year in the Professional division:
Louisville Slugger Field, home of the Louisville Bats
Louisville, Kentucky
Thomas R. Nielsen, Head Sports Turf Manager

2002 STMA Baseball Field of the Year in the College/University division:
The Raymond H. “Hap” Spuhler Field of George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
Michael W. Sullenberger, Sports Turf Manager

2002 STMA Baseball Field of the Year in the High School/Parks division:
Eagle Park of Arlington Baptist School
Baltimore, Maryland
Andrew Gossel, Head of Athletic Field Maintenance, Boys’ Athletic Director and P.E. Teacher

Softball Fields of the Year
2002 STMA Softball Field of the Year in the College/University division:
Pioneer Field of Texas Woman’s University
Denton, Texas
Robert Trevino

2002 STMA Softball Field of the Year in the High School/Parks division:
C. Moore Field of Putnam City West High School
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Rick Newville, Coach

Soccer Fields of the Year
2002 STMA Soccer Field of the Year in the College/University division:
Reeves Field of American University
Washington D.C.
Nick Gammill, CSFM, Sports Turf Manager

2002 STMA Soccer Field of the Year in the High School/Parks division:
The Soccer Fields of Danny Cunniff Park of the Park District
of Highland Park, Illinois
Ted Baker, CSFM, Superintendent of Parks

Football Fields of the Year
2002 STMA Football Field of the Year in the College/University division:
Folsom Field of the University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado
Jason DePaepe, Athletic Field Manager

2002 STMA Football Field of the Year in the High School/Parks division:
Chapman Field of the Cumberland Valley School District
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
James L. Koontz, Grounds Supervisor

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