American Sports Builders Association

American Sports Builders Association

Presentations from the Technical Meeting December 1-5, 2017 in New Orleans, LA

Note: These presentation materials represent the opinions of the presenters, and are not necessarily the opinion of the ASBA. The choice of construction materials and methods varies widely depending on such factors as topography, drainage, weather, soil type, anticipated use, and other factors. Users should consult a qualified contractor or design professional before employing any of the construction methods or materials demonstrated in these presentations. No construction material or equipment is endorsed or approved by the ASBA.

Concurrent Sessions 1

1C – Atlanta Braves New Field: A Case Study
Mark Heinlein, CFB, Turf Reclamation Solutions, LLC
Allen Verdin, CFB, The Motz Group
Presentation – PDF

1D – Essential Strategic Leadership: Making Employee Engagement Actually Happen
Garrison Wynn
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 2

2A – Fence Design/Windscreen Application
Chris Allen, Putterman Athletics
Alex Levitsky, Global Sports & Tennis Design Group
Presentation – PDF

2B – Geotechnical Reports Demystified
Jim Catella, CFB, CTB, Clark Companies
Ken Schmidt, PE, Kennith W. Schmidt, Jr., PE
Todd Smith, CFB, Academy Sports Turf
Presentation – PDF

2C – Natural Grass Field Rehab
Dennis Brolin, Sports Turf Specialties
Michael Moonan, Weston & Sampson Sports & Recreation
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 3

3B – Striping — Design & Layout
Jon Renner, CTB, Line Design, Inc.
John Wettstein, CTB, Athletic Marking Co.
Presentation – PDF

3C – Machine Controls: Verification
Christopher Lorrain, PE, LandTech Consultants
Presentation – PDF

3D – Protecting Your Company through the Contracting Process
David Pettit, Esq., Lenhart Pettit
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 4

4A – Post-Tension Concrete (Proper Mix Design & Installation Techniques)
Lisa Beth Szczupaj, Sika Corporation
John Eren, CTCB, Classic Turf Company
Presentation – PDF

4C – Alternative Infills from Third Party Perspective
Mike Gentile, Sports Labs USA
Dan Strunk, Ph.D., Univ. of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 5

5A – Concrete Preparation & Coating Application Techniques
Wesley Baum, Advanced Polymer Technology
Jonnie Deremo, CTCB, General Acrylics, Inc.
Presentation – PDF

5B – Elevations – Advanced – Understanding for GC Design
Steve Hersom, CTB, Renner Sports Surfaces
Troy Rudolph, CFB, CTB, CTCB, Elite Sports Builders
Presentation – PDF

5C – Turf Grass Varieties for Natural Grass Playing Fields
Dan Strunk, Ph.D., Univ. of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture
Presentation – PDF

5D – Search Engine Optimization Fundamentals: Techniques to Help You Pull in More
Grant Chambers, Workhorse Marketing
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 6

6A – Soft Courts (Red Overlays, Sub-Irrigation, etc.)
Tom DeRosa, CTCB, DeRosa Sports Construction
Ed Montecalvo, Har-Tru Sports
Presentation – PDF

6B – Effects of Weather on Polyurethane
Christian Martinkat, Stockmeier Urethanes USA, Inc.
Paul Nagle, CTB, Nagle Athletic Surfaces
Presentation – PDF

6C – RFP Deliveries: Method Scoring, Project Closeout
Brian Foxworthy, Incite Design Studio
Vance Rzepka, PLA, ASLA, VSR Design
Presentation – PDF

6D – Search Engine Optimization Advances to Help You Drive More Qualified Traffic to Your Website
Grant Chambers, Workhorse Marketing
Presentation – PDF

Concurrent Sessions 7

7A – ASBA Tennis Position Papers: An Overview/ Roundtable Discussion
Ben Brooks, PE, Patriot Courts Systems
Gordy Pierce, CTCB, Cape & Island Tennis & Track
Presentation – PDF

7B – Layout & Design – Double Bend, Steeple Chase, Javelin
Chris Chisam, Beynon Sports Surfaces
Sam Fisher, CTB, Fisher Tracks, Inc.
Duffy Mahoney, USA Track & Field
Presentation – PDF

7C – Subgrade Prep
Jameson Sheley, CFB-S, CTB, Byrne & Jones Sports Construction
Presentation – PDF

7D – Courts & Recreation – Trends, Fads and Court Accessories
Randy Resley, Sport Court of the Rockies
Presentation – PDF


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