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June 20, 2022

Nominate for the 2022 USTA Outstanding Facility Awards

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? Do you work at or manage a facility that you feel deserves national recognition? Apply now for the 40th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. (Full story …)

June 14, 2022

College of Charleston Athletics Receives $1.5M Gift in Support of Tennis Center

The College of Charleston Athletics Department announced it has received a generous, program-changing $1.5 million gift from Robb and Lydia Turner to fund the renovation and new construction of its current tennis facility at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant. (Full story …)

May 9, 2022

Har-Tru Buys Ball Machine Company Lobster Sports

Har-Tru, LLC announced that the company has acquired Lobster Sports, Inc, the world’s leading supplier of portable, pickleball and tennis, ball machines. The move adds a line of technologically advanced products that focus on players, game improvement, and health and well-being. (Full story …)

March 30, 2022

Industry Veteran Randy Futty Joins Putterman Athletics

Putterman Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Randy Futty to its staff as their newly created Executive Vice President of Business Development. Randy brings a wealth of knowledge, relationships, and experience in developing new markets, products, and partnerships. (Full story …)

February 25, 2022

Plexipave Again Chosen as Surface of BNP Paribas Open

Plexipave, a California Sports Surfaces brand, has once again been chosen as the surface of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., to be played March 7-20. (Full story …)

February 17, 2022

Har-Tru Adds Innovative Sub-Surface Irrigation to Charleston Open Courts

In 2022, Har-Tru became a premier-level sponsor of the Credit One Charleston Open. The HyQ sub-surface irrigation system was installed beneath center court at the newly renovated Credit One Stadium as part of the five-year arrangement. (Full story …)

December 10, 2021

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2021 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Toni Wiley of Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center is Racquet Sports Industry magazine’s “Person of the Year” and USTA Southern Executive Director John Callen receives RSI’s inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award,” while individuals and organizations from across the country are recognized in 24 additional categories. (Full story …)

ASBA Honors Distinguished Tennis, Pickleball, Sports Facilities

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by ASBA members, which best exemplify construction excellence. (Full story …)

Court Builder David Marsden Wins ASBA 'Industry Merit Award'

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, presented its Industry Merit award to David Marsden, CTCB of Boston Tennis Court Construction Company in Hanover, Mass. (Full story …)

ASBA Announces New Officers and Directors

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced its officers and directors for the coming membership year. The new slate took its place at the conclusion of the ASBA’s Technical Meeting, held at the Hyatt Grand Cypress resort in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

December 1, 2021

ASBA Announces Publication of Updated 'Tennis Courts' Construction Manual

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields and indoor and outdoor courts and recreational facilities, has announced the publication of the 2021 edition of "Tennis Courts: Construction & Maintenance Manual," which it produces jointly with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA). (Full story …)

November 17, 2021

Acrytech Promotes Brad Carroll to President

DECATUR, GA (November 12, 2021) - Acrytech Sports Surfaces, a leader in manufacturing sports surfaces paint and coating systems, has promoted Brad Carroll to President. Previously holding a dual role as President and CFO, Caldwell Robinson will maintain the CFO position. (Full story …)

August 19, 2021

USTA Names 2021 Outstanding Facility Award Recipients

The USTA announced that 25 tennis facilities were named winners of the USTA’s annual Outstanding Facility Award, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. (Full story …)

June 22, 2021

Nominate for the USTA Outstanding Facility Awards

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? Do you work at or manage a facility that you feel deserves national recognition? Apply now for the 39th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. (Full story …)

May 1, 2021

Fast-Dry Courts Now Offering RedClay Tennis Courts

Fast-Dry Courts, Inc., South Florida's premier tennis court builder, is pleased to announce they are now the exclusive installer of RedClay Pro® Tennis Courts throughout the Southeast United States and the Caribbean. (Full story …)

February 16, 2021

Rich Benson Joins Har-Tru as Outside Sales Rep

Rich Benson has joined Har-Tru as an Outside Sales Representative. Har-Tru has been focusing on the growth of their acrylic Sports Coatings line, and Benson will be helping lead and develop this segment of the business for Har-Tru as well. (Full story …)

February 3, 2021

CourtTech USA Acquires Squash Court Builder Anderson Courts

CourtTech USA announced it has acquired the renowned Anderson Courts brand, and the two will combine operations immediately. Anderson Courts, founded in 1987, has been the market leader in squash court construction and developed a reputation in the industry for premium quality and excellent customer service. The company has completed over 2,700 court construction projects at leading colleges, universities, clubs, prep schools, and private residences. (Full story …)

December 18, 2020

ASBA to Combine Tennis Division with Courts & Rec Division

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has made the decision to combine its Tennis and Courts & Recreation divisions into one “Courts” division in 2021. (Full story …)

December 17, 2020

USA Pickleball Announces LSI as Official Lighting Partner

USA Pickleball, the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in America, said that LSI Industries in now their official lighting partner. LSI is a leading producer of high-performance, American-made lighting solutions for pickleball facilities, as well as for numerous other sports applications. (Full story …)

December 16, 2020

Sports Construction Industry Veteran Chris Rossi Joins Har-Tru

Har-Tru, LLC is excited to announce that Chris Rossi has joined the company to serve as an Outside Sales Representative. Har-Tru has been focusing on the growth of their acrylic Sports Coatings line of products, and Rossi will be helping lead and develop this segment of the business for Har-Tru as well. (Full story …)

Racquet Sports Industry Names 2020 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Michael Dowse, the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2020 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2021 issue. Dowse led off the magazine’s 20th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honor people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

November 5, 2020

California Sports Surfaces Launches Ultra Performance Series

ICP has launched its California Sports Surfaces Ultra Performance Series, a reformulation of its Plexipave® and DecoTurf® products that delivers exceptional abrasion resistance, improved permeability, excellent coverage, a streamlined color palette and other qualities demanded in the world’s most competitive sports surface applications. (Full story …)

October 23, 2020

Har-Tru Offers Tips for Closing Clay Courts for the Winter

If you close down your courts properly in the fall, it will make it much easier to open them up again in the spring--plus, it can help improve the longevity of the courts and of your maintenance equipment. Here are a few suggestions from Har-Tru on the shutdown procedure for clay courts. (Full story …)

October 13, 2020

California Sports Surfaces Partners with International Tennis Federation

ICP Building Solutions Group (ICP BSG) is pleased to announce that one of its divisions, California Sports Surfaces (CSS), is now the Official Preferred Court Supplier of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). (Full story …)

July 17, 2020

ASBA Plans Virtual Options for Technical Meeting, Trade Show in December

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has made the decision to cancel its in-person 2020 Technical Meeting and Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place December 4-7. (Full story …)

June 2, 2020

ClearSpan Structures Offers Financial Special for Month of June

ClearSpan Structures is offering a financing special to run for the month of June that allows those who qualify to get no interest financing for 12 months if the order is paid in full within a year. (Full story …)

May 20, 2020

Cape and Island Tennis & Track Founder Announces New President & CEO

Gordon N. Pierce, Founder and President of Cape and Island Tennis and Track, announced today that he is retiring from running the business. He has announced that Kristoff Eldridge, the long-time running track division head, has been appointed to serve as president and CEO. (Full story …)

 

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